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Film / Honeymoon Academy

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1990 romantic comedy/spy film involving a happily newlywed couple on their honeymoon in Spain, wherein the husband, Sean, discovers that his blushing bride, Chris, is in fact a government agent. Although she retired upon her marriage to Sean, Chris' old flame Alex blackmails her into helping him recover some counterfeit printing plates from a man named Lazos. Secretly after the playes as well as an ineffectual crime boss name Marls and his equally ineffectual henchmen, Slack and Lance, as well as violent sociopath Pitt.

This film contains examples of:
  • Dead Star Walking: Christopher Lee as Lazlos.
  • Does Not Know His Own Strength: Slack.
  • Face–Heel Turn: Chris' old boss Doris betrays her for....some reason.
  • Grievous Harm with a Body: The assassin Pitt gets clobbered with Alex's corpse in Sean and Chris' hotel room.
  • Halfhearted Henchman & Token Good Teammate: Upon being told to dispose of Chris and Sean, Slack lets them go instead. Of course, he doesn't do a complete Heel–Face Turn because later he goes back to assisting Marls.
  • Jerkass: Alex.
  • MacGuffin: The printing plates, as well as a snowglobe containing a key.
  • Manchild: Lazos behaves very immaturely, insisting, "I can't help growing old, but I can help growing up."
  • Neck Snap: Marls' neck is accidentally broken by Slack when he hits him in the chin with his elbow while trying to open a wine bottle. Marls spends the remainder of the film in a neckbrace.
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  • The Precious, Precious Car: Marls' Mercedes. Although it doesn't come to a bad end, he thinks it does.
  • Psycho for Hire: Pitt.
  • Trigger Happy: Lance shoots Lazlos before finding out where the printing plates are.


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