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Sally Field Sally Field
Celeste Talbert / Maggie
Kevin Kline Kevin Kline
Jeffrey Anderson / Dr. Rod Randall
Robert Downey Jr. Robert Downey Jr.
David Seton Barnes
Cathy Moriarty Cathy Moriarty
Montana Moorehead / Nurse Nan
Elisabeth Shue Elisabeth Shue
Lori Craven / Angelique
Whoopi Goldberg Whoopi Goldberg
Rose Schwartz
Teri Hatcher Teri Hatcher
Ariel Maloney / Dr. Monica Demonico
Garry Marshall Garry Marshall
Edmund Edwards

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Robert Harling Robert Harling
Andrew Bergman Andrew Bergman


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5 years, 8 months ago at Feb 9 1:51
If you haven’t figured this out by now, let me just throw it all out there: I rather enjoy meta-textual works. I recently completed At Swim-Two-Birds, and found that novels strange layers of self-reference and literalizing the concept of characters hijacking the plot to meet their own desires to be a witty and strange read. So a film like Soapdish is right up my alley. It’s a delicate balanci... read more
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Celeste Talbert has been the queen of the soaps for over two decades. Montana Moorehead needs to get her out of her way before she can move on and begins her program to get her to leave. She hires an old boyfriend of Celeste to be on the show and has Celeste become a murderer in the script, but each attempt has unforseen consequences.
Release date: 31 May 1991
UPC: 097363244547
Tags: Comedy (6), Romance (5), 1990s (3), 1991 (3), Revenge (2), Deception (2), Jealousy (1), Relationships (1), Drama (1), Envy (1), Pathos (1), Revenger (1), TV Soap Drama (1)
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"32 as David Seton Barnes David: You're fired. costume designer: Oh god. David: Just kidding I didn't like how he was Montana Moorehead's bitch, but I'd rather see him going around making everyone else HIS bitch lol. He was adorable and portrayed his character very well as someone manipulative and generally slimy but also flamboyant which I LOVE too see. He did a little dance and waved his hand in the air and snapped his fingers, that was great. XD"

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"Sally Field Sally Field may have spent decades working hard to erase the syrup-sweet stains of Gidget and The Flying Nun from her public and professional persona by immersing herself into deep character studies such as Sybil to Norma Rae, but that didn’t stop her from also throwing herself into the absurd with 1991’s Soapdish. Fresh off singlehandedly boosting Kleenex sales across America with her devastating graveyard breakdown in the melodramatic but addictive Steel Magnolias and gracing t"

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