Soapdish

Soapdish

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Director: Michael Hoffman

Cast: Michael Hoffman, Sally Field, Kevin Kline, Robert Downey Jr.

     
 

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In the comedic farce Soapdish, the behind-the-scenes lives of several soap opera actors are just as melodramatic as those of their television counterparts. Sally Field stars as Celeste Talbert, the star of a declining TV show. To make matters worse, Talbert's career is thrown into turmoil when her rival, Montana Moorehead (Cathy Moriarty), tries to persuade…  See more details below

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In the comedic farce Soapdish, the behind-the-scenes lives of several soap opera actors are just as melodramatic as those of their television counterparts. Sally Field stars as Celeste Talbert, the star of a declining TV show. To make matters worse, Talbert's career is thrown into turmoil when her rival, Montana Moorehead (Cathy Moriarty), tries to persuade producer David Barnes (Robert Downey Jr.) to write Talbert off the show. Smitten by Moorehead, Barnes comes up with a scheme to get Talbert off the show by hiring her niece Lori (Elisabeth Shue) and then Jeffrey (Kevin Kline), an old flame and cast member who was written out of the show 20 years prior. Soon, mayhem rules on the set as the cast and crew tangle, culminating in a special episode, broadcast live.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/24/2013
UPC:
0883929312580
Original Release:
1991
Rating:
PG13
Source:
Paramount Catalog
Region Code:
1

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Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Sally Field Celeste Talbert
Kevin Kline Jeffrey Anderson
Robert Downey David Barnes
Cathy Moriarty Montana Moorehead
Whoopi Goldberg Rose Schwartz
Elisabeth Shue Lori Craven
Carrie Fisher Betsy Faye Sharon
Garry Marshall Edmund Edwards
Teri Hatcher Ariel Maloney
Paul Johansson Bolt Brennan
Leeza Gibbons Herself
John Tesh Himself
Stephen Nichols Award Presenter
Robert Camilletti Actor
Nico de Silva Bus Boy
Lora Kennedy Actor
Ben Stein Nitwit
Wai Ching Ho Fan
Arne Nannestad Burton White
Tim Choate A.D.
Costas Mandylor Mark
Cornelia Kiss Receptionist
Marianne Muellerleile Housewife
Amy Nabi Woman Shopper
Mary Pat Gleason Housewife
Michael Berkowitz Young Autograph Seeker
Sheila Kelley Fran
Ivory Ocean Bartender
Barry Kivel Nitwit
David Byron Nitwit
Willie Garson Nitwit
Vince Melocchi P.A.
Brick Karnes Homeless Extra
Penny Gumeny Fan
Mary Thompson Hunt Fan
Phil Leeds Old Man
Herta Ware Old Woman
Dorothy Patterson Old Woman
Armando Molina Bus Boy
Gino Lucci Bus Driver
Clive Rosengren Doorman
Finola Hughes "All My Trials" Actress (uncredited)
Kathy Najimy Tawny Miller

Technical Credits
Michael Hoffman Director
Andrew Bergman Screenwriter
Garth Craven Editor
Jim Dultz Art Director
Joel Freeman Co-producer,Production Designer
Alan Greisman Producer
Robert Harling Original Story,Screenwriter
Lora Kennedy Casting
Nolan Miller Costumes/Costume Designer
Lee Poll Set Decoration/Design
Herbert Ross Executive Producer
Alan Silvestri Score Composer
Aaron Spelling Producer
Ueli Steiger Cinematographer
Victoria White Co-producer
Eugenio Zanetti Production Designer

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Soapdish
1. Night of a Thousand Stars [:02]
2. No Turbans for Miss Talbert [3:52]
3. Across The GWB [5:04]
4. Make Maggie A Murderess [:32]
5. The Mute Speaks [6:00]
6. Find Jeffrey Anderson [5:24]
7. Back From The Dead [1:08]
8. Aunt Celeste [4:20]
9. Climbing The Drainpipe [2:36]
10. Mommy And Daddy [5:11]
11. The Queen Of Misery [6:56]
12. Ingenue From Hell [7:52]
13. Live Broadcast [7:03]
14. Truth Serum [1:14]
15. A Storybook Ending [4:05]

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Soapdish 4.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
SleepDreamWrite More than 1 year ago
You'll most likely recognize a familiar face here and there like Robert Downey Jr, Sally Field, Elizabeth Shue and etc, in this hilarious movie about soap operas and what happens on the set and off the set.
Guest More than 1 year ago
With a funny cast,this movie is a great comedy on what probably happens on a soap set.This is a great movie.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago