The Linguini Incident (1992) - Rotten Tomatoes

The Linguini Incident (1992)





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Movie Info

A magic-obsessed New York waitress (Rosanna Arquette) is persuaded by a colorful group of characters to help her rob the restaurant where she works. Along the way, she falls in love with the eatery's bartender (David Bowie), who just so happens to be looking for someone who will make him a permanent resident of the U.S.


Marlee Matlin
as Jeannette
Lewis Arquette
as Texas Joe
as Dali Guest
Julian Lennon
as (uncredited)
Susan Mechsner
as Female Ventriloquist
Cherie Franklin
as Silent Woman
Al Berry
as Bread Man
Andrea King
as Charlotte
Brad Jackson
as Old Man
Maxine Hicks
as Old Woman
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Critic Reviews for The Linguini Incident

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (1)

They all work at a surreal restaurant that sports a giant Salvador Dalí clock and makes its waitstaff wear uniforms made of silver lamé. It's got, dare I say, A Fish Called Wanda vibes, but without the English slapstick comedy.

January 20, 2022 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Linguini Incident


This one was quite interesting. For a movie released in the early 90's, it had quite an 80's feel to it. Rosanna Arquette is great in this as a disgruntled waitress who really strives to be an escape artist, as is David Bowie as gambler on the run. Quite surreal in places, it actually turns out as quite a sweet movie in the end.

Nicki Marie
Nicki Marie

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