-> ''"And as we always say at the Guest House Paradiso: Have fun, don't go in the water if you know what's good for you, and try not to get shit on the sheets!"''
-->-- '''Richie'''
''Guest House Paradiso'' is a 1999 {{Slapstick}} comedy film written by and starring Creator/RikMayall and Creator/AdrianEdmondson. Directed by Ade Edmondson and also starring Creator/SimonPegg, Creator/VincentCassel and Creator/BillNighy. An offshoot of Rik and Ade's series ''Series/{{Bottom}}'', it features main characters Richie and Eddie running a cheap and nasty hotel.

Very cheap. And very nasty.

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!!Provides examples of:

* AnAesop: Don't feed people food if you don't know where it came from.
** Hotels should not be built near power plants.
* AssShove: Eddie sends a pencil into Richie's back side (Pointy end first).
* BadLiar: Eddie tries to pass off a gas explosion as "Basque, seperatist mice."
* BastardBoyfriend: Gino Bolognese. Not only is he violent, possessive, and a suspected drug runner, he also slept with all three bridesmaids the night before his and Gina Carbonara's wedding.
* BlindWithoutEm: Eddie's vision is extremely wavy without his glasses.
* BreakingTheFourthWall: Eddie tries to get Gino to watch the language as [[BlatantLies they're trying to keep the film PG-rated]]. Gino apologies and swears regardless, prompting Eddie to shrug at the camera openly saying "I tried".
* ButtMonkey: Eddie exists only to get abused by Richie.
* CanonDiscontinuity: In the TV series, Richie's surname is Richard, and Eddie's is Hitler. Here, Richie has the surname "Twat", and Eddie "Ndingombaba."
* DoubleEntendre:
-->'''Ms. Hardy''': Do you have Lapsang-souchong?
-->'''Richie''': No. No-no-no-no-no. It's just that I put my underpants on back-to-front this morning.
* EstablishingCharacterMoment: The film opens up with Richie muttering "You bastards" in his sleep. Eddie is shown sleeping on a motorcycle that's careening down a highway.
* EvenEvilHasStandards: Richie and Eddie have been stealing from and abusing their guests the whole film, but they are nothing compared to Gino. Even Eddie is horrified by how he treats Gina.
-->'''Eddie''': He's ''bad!''
* EyeScream: Richie gets a lit candle in the eye at one point. When he explains to Eddie, Eddie thinks he wants another one.
* GroinAttack: Eddie uses a pair of nutcrackers on Richie's privates; This soon turns into a gonad-kicking contest.
* HorribleJudgeOfCharacter: Gina thinks the pervy, condescending Richie is a sweet man, and believes she can trust Eddie with her identity, only moments after meeting him. (Compared to Gino, however, those two are saints).
* HypocriticalHumor: Richie is always on the case of couples who come to his hotel hoping to have a sexual escapade. He himself is a total deviant, to the point where he steals a guest's underwear and fondles Eddie's penis.
* IndyEscape: [[ItMakesSenseInContext From a giant ball of vomit]].
* InsatiableNewlyweds: The Barkers. They spend all day in the honeymoon suite, coming down for supper, to Richie's shock.
-->'''Richie''': Well, what can I get you? Vitamins? Energy tablets? Fanny pump?
* IsTheAnswerToThisQuestionYes: Subverted:
-->'''Eddie:''' Is the Pope a Catholic?\\
'''Richie:''' Yes.\\
'''Eddie:''' Is he? I never knew that.
* IThoughtItMeant: Gina tells Richie she wants her salad "undressed." Turns out she meant "without salad dressing."
* ItsPronouncedTropay: Richie insists his surname is pronounced "Thwaite."
* KarmaHoudini: Eddie and Richie are ''not'' nice people. They get two suitcases full of money and live the rest of their lives on a tropical island receiving blowjobs from Gina
* LampshadeHanging: In the final scene, it is pointed out that it is lucky that [[spoiler: only Gino]] died from the nuked fish, otherwise there would have been a moral question mark over our "heroes"' escape. Sadly, we only have Eddie's word for it; it sounds more like he's trying to convince Gina.
* LastWords: Hilariously Gino, before being knocked off the cliff-side into the ocean below.
-->'''Gino''': All I wanted was a shag!
* MeanBrit: Richie is even worse than [[Series/FawltyTowers Basil Fawlty]] in that a lot of what he does would make the United Nations wet their pants.
* SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute: To ''Series/FawltyTowers''. There's a nasty hotel manager, his long-suffering sidekick, a dodgy sign out front, a dotty old guest who drinks too much, an alcoholic chef who destroys most of the food, at least two couples with active sex lives and an attractive foreigner who gets sexually assaulted. Take away any sense of class or decorum and you've got this movie in a nutshell.
* ThemeNaming: Both Gina and Gino's surnames are Italian foodstuffs.
* TheMenInBlack the government swoops in to perform a BigDamnHeroes
* VomitChainReaction: The guests, after being served radioactive fish.
* VomitIndiscretionShot: And the film is happy to show you the results. For about ten minutes solid.
* YourCheatingHeart: It's mentioned that Mr. Johnson (Bill Nighy) is on holiday with his mistress. He's still far from the worst person in this film.

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