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Four Rooms (1995)

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Four interlocking tales that take place in a fading hotel on New Year's Eve.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sammi Davis ... Jezebel (segment "The Missing Ingredient")
Amanda De Cadenet ... Diana (segment "The Missing Ingredient") (as Amanda deCadenet)
Valeria Golino ... Athena (segment "The Missing Ingredient")
Madonna ... Elspeth (segment "The Missing Ingredient")
Ione Skye ... Eva (segment "The Missing Ingredient")
Lili Taylor ... Raven (segment "The Missing Ingredient")
Alicia Witt ... Kiva (segment "The Missing Ingredient")
Jennifer Beals ... Angela (segments "The Wrong Man", "The Man from Hollywood")
David Proval ... Sigfried (segment "The Wrong Man")
Antonio Banderas ... Man (segment "The Misbehavers")
Lana McKissack ... Sarah (segment "The Misbehavers")
Patricia Vonne ... Corpse (segment "The Misbehavers") (as Patricia Vonne Rodriguez)
Tamlyn Tomita ... Wife (segment "The Misbehavers")
Danny Verduzco Danny Verduzco ... Juancho (segment "The Misbehavers")
Salma Hayek ... TV Dancing Girl (segment "The Misbehavers")
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Storyline

This movie features the collaborative directorial efforts of four new filmmakers, each of whom directs a segment of this comedy. It's New Year's Eve at the Mon Signor Hotel, a former grand old Hollywood hotel, now fallen upon hard times. Often using physical comedy and sight gags, this movie chronicles the slapstick misadventures of Ted, the Bellhop. He's on his first night on the job, when he's asked to help out a coven of witches in the Honeymoon Suite. Things only get worse when he delivers ice to the wrong room and ends up in a domestic argument at a really bad time. Next, he foolishly agrees to watch a gangster's kids for him while he's away. Finally, he finishes off the night refereeing a ghastly wager. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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Twelve outrageous guests. Four scandalous requests. And one lone bellhop, in his first day on the job, who's in for the wildest New year's Eve of his life. See more »

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Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for pervasive strong language, sexuality and some drug use | See all certifications »

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Trivia

In "The Man From Hollywood" Chester (Quentin Tarantino) is telling Ted (Tim Roth) about the movie "The Bellboy" starring Jerry Lewis. He tells Ted that Jerry Lewis's performance is completely silent. Jerry Lewis as the bellboy has 24 words, all in the last scene. He plays the bellboy and himself in the movie, but as the bellboy he has 16 words See more »

Goofs

When Betty is playing video games with her friends, she is playing Rambo 3 on a Sega Genesis. However, some scenes show the game she is playing as Rambo for the Nintendo Entertainment System, while she is still using a Sega Genesis controller. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Sam the Bellhop: We used to have 50 on staff here. 50! I'm the only one left. It all comes down to one schmuck: me. The night-shift bellhop. What the hell is that, a bellhop? Huh, what is that? You know where the name comes from? Huh? From someone stupid! Some schmuck rings and bell and ya hop, you hop front and center.
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Crazy Credits

During the credits, one member of the A Band Apart production logo rips off his black suit and turns into a bellboy. This is Tim Roth's Reservoir Dogs character, Mr. Orange, who becomes Ted the Bellhop. See more »

Connections

References Alfred Hitchcock Presents: Man from the South (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

Carnival Of Souls
Written by Peter Dixon
Performed by Combustible Edison
Courtesy of Sub Pop Records
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My rating: 8
13 May 2014 | by kekcaSee all my reviews

Quite different, with an unexpected story made up between four consecutive narratives. An incredible welcome of the new year with absolutely no predictable ending. Persons which appear on the screen surprise us one after another with their reputation and professionalism.

Starting from the topic of the flesh immediately grabs our interest by asking us to assume more vulgar development. Then stuns with a familiar image in an atypical role and carries us into the world of children garnished with a dead hooker. And the end is even more unexpected, especially if you do not know anything about the movie. The action takes us to the top floor of the hotel room where we find him. This time, there is almost no blood, though the focus again is on death and pain.

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 December 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Four Rooms and a Hotel See more »

Filming Locations:

California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$427,733, 25 December 1995

Gross USA:

$4,257,354

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,257,354
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Miramax, A Band Apart See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (workprint)

Sound Mix:

Dolby | Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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