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Eat Your Heart Out (1997)

Daniel, Sam(antha) and Peter are three old friends living together in a Los Angeles loft. Being gifted with a great cooking skill and good looks, Daniel uses his talent to bring home one ... See full summary »

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Felix O. Adlon
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Cast

Credited cast:
Christian Oliver ... Daniel Haus
Pamela Adlon ... Samantha (as Pamela Segall)
Laura San Giacomo ... Jacqueline Fosburg
John Craig John Craig ... Peter
Jackie Guerra ... Julie
Tod Thawley ... Jamie
Shawnee Smith ... Nicole
Richard Fancy ... Mr. Haus
Christopher Kirby ... Bobo
Leslie Jordan ... Director
Phil LaMarr ... Stage Manager
Linda Hunt ... Kathryn
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Billingsley ... Technician
J.J. Boone ... Phone Operator
Denise Ann Cochran Denise Ann Cochran ... Sam-Book Buyer #2
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Daniel, Sam(antha) and Peter are three old friends living together in a Los Angeles loft. Being gifted with a great cooking skill and good looks, Daniel uses his talent to bring home one beauty after another. As he gives public cooking lessons, there is enough female supply for his wishes. One day, a TV-Producer takes part in one of his courses and watches him work. Then, she offers him his own show, "Cooking for Two". Daniel is more than happy and accepts gratefully. The three friends promise to each other that not even money can bring them apart. But the show develops accidentally into a new direction: Female watchers pour out their problems on Air by telephone, while Daniel has to give partnership-counselling together with cooking recepies and, in a certain way, both subjects seem to be closely related. Daniel, being wealthy and famous, is now about to marry his new love, Jacqueline, when he finds out about some things going on behind the scenes that really do concern him, her, his... Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>

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Why settle for the appetizer when you can have the main course.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

First Look Pictures

Country:

Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 August 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

American Shrimps See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color
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Flawed But Worth Watching
30 March 2000 | by aaronrich74See all my reviews

Okay, so after five minutes you know how this movie is going to end. The cliches pile on one after the other. Dumb dialog is probably more common than it should be. And some of the acting is pretty weak. But none of that matters !! This is a variation of the boy-meets-girl flick that we've all seen a thousand times but can't help enjoying anyway. It even has a great song in it. And so what if the father's accent doesn't match the son's ? When this pops up on cable some late night, and you sit down to watch, you won't regret it.


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