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Soapdish (1991)

Sally Field , Kevin Kline , Michael Hoffman  |  PG-13 |  DVD
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (127 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Sally Field, Kevin Kline, Robert Downey Jr., Cathy Moriarty, Elisabeth Shue
  • Directors: Michael Hoffman
  • Format: Multiple Formats, Anamorphic, Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, Subtitled, Widescreen, NTSC
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Stereo), English (Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround), English (Dolby Digital 5.1), French (Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono)
  • Subtitles: English
  • Dubbed: English, French
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: Paramount
  • DVD Release Date: December 11, 2001
  • Run Time: 97 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (127 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B00005QTAV
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #115,368 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Soapdish" on IMDb

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Spoof of television soap operas, in which the melodrama and intrigue among the cast members behind the scenes rivals the theatrics in front of the camera.
Genre: Feature Film-Comedy
Rating: PG13
Release Date: 1-APR-2003
Media Type: DVD

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33 of 34 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Very funny May 5, 2005
Format:VHS Tape
This is a romantic comedy with the emphasis on comedy for a change. As usual the lovers--Sally Field as almost-over-the-hill soap opera queen, Celeste Talbert; and Kevin Kline as marginally employed and marginally talented actor, Jeffrey Anderson--are working at cross purposes, seemingly unaware that they are madly in love, etc. Owing a little to Bette Davis's Margo Channing in All About Eve (1950) and a whole lot to the slapstick theatrical tradition, Sally Field goes over the top towards hilarity as she malaprops her way to love and happiness. Kevin Kline, one of the more underrated leading men of recent years, is also very good and very winning as he manages to be handsome, vulnerable, egotistical and lovable all at the same time.

The misadventures center around Celeste's fear of losing her audience as she has entered her forties, and reach the crisis point with the arrival of her niece, aspiring actress Cori Craven (Elisabeth Shue) who turns out NOT to be her niece, with ensuing plot complications. Cori manages to get a small part in the soap opera as a homeless deaf mute before discovering her true relationship to Celeste (and to Jeffrey Anderson as well)--but never mind.

As a romantic counterpoint or foil to the leads are Robert Downey Jr. (soap opera director, David Barnes) and Cathy Moriarty (Montana and Nurse Nan). David Barnes is oh so hot for her, but she cares only about one thing: getting rid of Celeste so that she might shine more brightly on the set. To this end she gets Barnes to do all sorts of things to wreck Celeste's career, but through happenstance and/or a perverse logic, all his attempts go awry, much to the delight of the viewer.
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14 of 14 people found the following review helpful
Format:DVD
If I'm doing a chore that I don't really want to devote my mind to or if I'm just looking for a pleasant way to spend a rather boring afternoon, "Soapdish," with its endless cast of Oscar winners and nominees, is the movie I watch.
Now, when I first saw it in theaters when I was around 14 or so, I was not as big a fan of it because I wasn't as big of a soap watcher. As I've seen more of the soaps and their surrounding culture that this film lampoons so closely, I find the humor to be spot on.
At this point, I've seen the film so many times that I can recite Celeste's speech about giving up her baby by heart. I know how many people Montana Moorehead attempts to seduce and how many she succeeds in seducing. I know that the producer David is a sniveling pig opportunist who embraces every twist that manages to work in his favor.
The script is hysterical. Line after line is quotable. And though I wouldn't call it a great movie, it's certainly an immense amount of good fun.
And the cast is top-notch, as well. At this point, the Oscar nominees and winners in the cast are: Cathy Moriarty, Whoopi Goldberg, Robert Downey Jr., Elisabeth Shue, Kevin Kline and Sally Field. The film also features funny appearances from notables like Garry Marshall, Teri Hatcher, Costas Mandylor and Carrie Fisher. Oh, and to show its daytime TV savvy, Finola Hughes ("All My Children"), Stephen Nichols ("General Hospital"), John Tesh (late of "Entertainment Tonight") and Leeza Gibbons also make appearances.
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18 of 19 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars kophgeschlagen! June 11, 2000
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Format:VHS Tape
"the last stages of brain fever - she could BLOW at any moment!" I have 2 dreams regarding this movie. 1. To produce it as a stage play 2. DVD. DVD. DVD. This movie was WAY underrated. It's brilliant. Sally Field and Kevin Kline could not be better. Too many quotes to choose from. Watch it. If you don't love it, watch it again. Sooner than you know, you'll be quoting it non-stop! I wish i could watch it on DVD now!
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
Format:DVD
Soapdish is a delightfully funny comedy about the actors on a soap opera (The Sun Also Sets) whose real lives top their lives on the television show. The convincing acting and the zesty script with its one liners kept my attention all the way through; and the choreography works wonders in the scenes where we see the soap opera show within the movie.

The action begins with Montana Moorehead (Cathy Moriarty) plotting with David Seton Barnes (Robert Downy, Jr.), TV exec, to get the older Celeste Talbert (Sally Field) kicked off the show so that Montana can be the new star. David is motivated to help Montana because he wants romantic time alone with Montana; and together David and Montana cook up all sorts of ideas to kick Celeste off the show--none of which work.

Of course, it doesn't help them when Rose Schwartz (Whoopi Goldberg), head writer for The Sun Also Sets, strongly opposes Celeste being written off the show. In the wildest stunt to make Celeste miserable, Montana and David plan to bring Jeffrey Anderson (Kevin Kline) back to the show. Hilarious complications ensue between Celeste and Jeffrey as a blossoming romance slowly heats up between Celeste's niece Lori Craven (Elizabeth Shue) and Jeffrey.

Look for some great acting by Whoopi Goldberg and Sally Field is excellent as Celeste Talbert. Garry Marshall also plays the part of studio big wig Edmund Edwards with panache. Excellent!

Will Celeste eventually be driven off the show because of some plans of Montana and David? What will happen when Edmund Edwards and his peers decide to air a live installment during which Celeste, Jeffrey and Lori learn which one of them has to leave to show so that there is more peace behind the scenes?
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Love this tongue in cheek clever film.
Published 5 days ago by Ann R. Levine
5.0 out of 5 stars Mustwatch!
Hilarious!! Must watch!
Published 1 month ago by Armando E.
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Love this movie
Published 1 month ago by Raoul West
5.0 out of 5 stars It's a goofy little comedy that is so silly it's ...
It's a goofy little comedy that is so silly it's very enjoyable. The costumes and hair will take you back to the late 1980s or earlier 1990s, so anyone who watched any soap operas... Read more
Published 1 month ago by E
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great movie. Plenty of action and fun.
Published 1 month ago by Richard Smith
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great shape
Published 1 month ago by daniel g. myers
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
It was very funny. Great movie. Great jobs by Sally Field & Kevin Kline.
Published 1 month ago by Peter C Adams
5.0 out of 5 stars This Crazy Movie Is So Hysterical!!! Every ...
This Crazy Movie Is So Hysterical !!! Every Actor Was just so Outstanding in Their Performances. A REALLY MUST SEE MOVIE!!!!!
Published 2 months ago by Bonnie D. Hussar
3.0 out of 5 stars Still good, but not as funny as I remembered it being.
I purchased Soapdish based on my fond memories of watching it in the middle of the day when I would be home sick from school. I remember thinking it was quite hilarious back then. Read more
Published 2 months ago by Damon P.
5.0 out of 5 stars Outrageously funny!
So funny! So outrageously slap sticky funny! Really enjoyed.
Published 2 months ago by cjmn
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