History Film / DunstonChecksIn

22nd May '17 2:29:08 PM MrBadAxe
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--> '''<Rutledge looks at the bottle>'''

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--> '''<Rutledge ''<Rutledge looks at the bottle>'''bottle>''



--> '''<puts it away, fighting resumes>'''

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--> '''<puts ''<puts it away, fighting resumes>'''resumes>''
22nd May '17 2:28:56 PM MrBadAxe
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* ImprovisedWeapon: The fight in the kitchen. Among the implements used are a ladle, a whisk, and a 20-pound bag of coffee beans. And a wine bottle, almost.

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* ImprovisedWeapon: The fight in the kitchen. Among the implements used are a ladle, a whisk, and a 20-pound bag of coffee beans. And a wine bottle, almost.almost:
--> '''Grant''': NO! NO! That's the Chateau Lafite.
--> '''<Rutledge looks at the bottle>'''
--> '''Rutledge''': [[WickedCultured Good year.]]
--> '''<puts it away, fighting resumes>'''
7th May '17 3:22:57 PM fruitstripegum
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* BoundAndGagged: [[spoiler: Kyle ends up this way when Rutledge discovers Dunston's hiding place.]]



* BoundAndGagged: [[spoiler: Kyle ends up this way when Rutledge discovers Dunston's hiding place.]]
* CaliforniaDoubling: The movie takes place in New York, though a number of scenes inside the hotel were filmed in hotels located in Los Angeles and London.
16th Apr '17 12:26:22 AM CumbersomeTercel
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Written by John Hopkins and Bruce Graham, ''Dunston Checks In'' is a 1996 American comedy film directed by Ken Kwapis. The movie stars Creator/JasonAlexander, Eric Lloyd, Faye Dunaway, Rupert Everett, Creator/PaulReubens and Glenn Shadix.

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Written by John Hopkins and Bruce Graham, ''Dunston Checks In'' is a 1996 American comedy film directed by Ken Kwapis. The movie stars Creator/JasonAlexander, Eric Lloyd, Faye Dunaway, Creator/FayeDunaway, Rupert Everett, Creator/PaulReubens and Glenn Shadix.
10th Feb '17 4:13:50 PM TheTrailblazerCritic
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* YourCheatingHeart: Mrs. Dellacroce, who despite being married has no problem flirting with other men when her husband does not accompany her to the hotel.
18th Dec '16 1:07:15 AM Xtifr
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Written by John Hopkins and Bruce Graham, '''''Dunston Checks In''''' is a 1996 American comedy film directed by Ken Kwapis. The movie stars Creator/JasonAlexander, Eric Lloyd, Faye Dunaway, Rupert Everett, Creator/PaulReubens and Glenn Shadix.

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Written by John Hopkins and Bruce Graham, '''''Dunston ''Dunston Checks In''''' In'' is a 1996 American comedy film directed by Ken Kwapis. The movie stars Creator/JasonAlexander, Eric Lloyd, Faye Dunaway, Rupert Everett, Creator/PaulReubens and Glenn Shadix.
14th Nov '16 12:02:06 PM LadyYuki
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* MassOhCrap: The entire hotel goes into panic whenever Mrs. [=DuBrow=] shows up.



* OhCrap: The entire hotel goes into this mode ''whenever'' Mrs. [=DuBrow=] shows up.



* TrailersAlwaysLie: A teaser trailer begins with a Christmas theme as who we thought was Santa Claus coming down the chimney is Dunston.

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* TrailersAlwaysLie: A teaser trailer begins with a Christmas theme as who we thought was Santa Claus theme, only with Dunston coming down the chimney is Dunston.rather than Santa Claus. The movie doesn't take place around Christmastime.
23rd Aug '16 1:04:47 PM BalrogKick
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* CaliforniaDoubling: The movie takes place in New York, though a number of scenes inside the hotel were filmed in hotels located in Los Angeles and London.
28th Jul '16 9:43:34 PM TheTrailblazerCritic
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* TheAtoner: Robert becomes this after he realizes that Kyle was telling the truth about Dunston.
** Also Buck [=LaFarge=] at the end, even accepting a well-deserved punch in the jaw when he apologizes to Dunston.


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* GenreSavvy: Lord Rutledge tracks down Dunston by looking up which suites ordered the most bananas with their room service.


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* NiceJobBreakingItHero: The boys spend their time in the presidential suite ordering all kinds of meals for Dunston, every one of them containing bananas. Unfortunately for them, they didn't count on Lord Rutledge hacking into the hotel's room service records.


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* PaperThinDisguise: The boys dress up Dunston as a wheelchair-bound doctor in a fedora and heavy coat, but unable to disguise his face. Suffice to say, [[UnusuallyUninterestingSight it works anyway]].
26th Jul '16 5:49:06 PM TheTrailblazerCritic
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* AllMenArePerverts: Brian is constantly allured by and flirting with the guests as he and Kyle pursue Dunston.
* AllWomenAreLustful: Rutledge's first victim and former flame, Mrs. Dellacroce is a little too happy to be spending the week at the hotel without her husband; she proceeds to spend her time flirting with multiple men, even after she falls for the masseuse.



* ComicallyMissingThePoint: While discussing the Four Seasons with his clients Robert sees Dunston emerge in the window behind them and curses in surprise.
-->'''Client''': [[TakeThat He must really hate the Four Seasons.]]



* DisproportionateRetribution: The movie starts with Brian and Kyle attempting to prank a hotel employee who's only crime was taking their frisbee when they threw it towards the buffet table.



* FunnyBackgroundEvent: As Robert is in a meeting, [=LaFarge=] is searching for - and getting attacked by - Dunston right outside the window just behind him.

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* EvilIsPetty: Mrs. [=DuBrow=] puts Robert up to firing one of his own employees simply because she hadn't made such a request in months. Her latest victim? A young and very kindly female clerk who had bumped into her completely by accident.
* FunnyBackgroundEvent: As Robert is leaves a meeting with his clients to find Dunston, he gets attacked by him in a meeting, the window right behind them.
** Happens again to
[=LaFarge=] who is searching for - called in to capture Dunston; this time he gets their attention and getting attacked by - Dunston right outside the window just behind him.they [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere decide to leave]].



* LargeHam: Lord Rutledge, played by none other than Rupert Everett.
** Also the ComicallySerious Buck [=LaFarge=], courtesy of Paul Reubens.
** Finally, Mrs. [=DuBrow=] to a lesser extent.



* NiceJobFixingItVillain: Assuming Lord Rutledge to be the undercover agent observing the hotel's day-to-day services, Mrs. [=DuBrow=] does everything in her power to woo him in the hopes of the hotel being awarded a sixth star; In doing so, she completely ignores the ''true'' hotel agent, [[spoiler:Lionel Spaulding]], who after all of the abuse he's endured tells her at the end that she's instead been downgraded to ''one star''.
* OhCrap: The entire hotel goes into this mode ''whenever'' Mrs. [=DuBrow=] shows up.



* TrailersAlwaysLie: A teaser trailer begins with a Christmas theme as who we thought was Santa Claus coming down the chiminea is Dunston.

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* TrailersAlwaysLie: A teaser trailer begins with a Christmas theme as who we thought was Santa Claus coming down the chiminea chimney is Dunston.
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