5 Great Comedies For A Hotelier's Movie Night

5 Great Comedies For A Hotelier's Movie Night

What makes movies about hotels so special is that you have to really live through all the back of the house challenges to fully understand the humour and tragedy of those. Below is a selection of must-watch pieces for everyone passionate about hospitality life.

1. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
Grand Budapest hotel
A sarcastic contemporary comedy-drama film written and directed by Wes Anderson. The movie tells about the adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous European hotel, who was wrongly framed for murder at the Grand Budapest Hotel. In the process of proving his innocence, he becomes close friends with a new lobby boy.


2. The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)
Best exotic marigold hotel
An uplifting story of seven retired British tourists who come to Jaipur, India, to stay in the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, advertised as an exotic retirement home. While each one of them brings their own past and a new ambition to the place, their lives also intertwine with their host, who is also trying to get a grip on life.


3. Four Rooms (1995)

Four rooms

Four Rooms is an American anthology black comedy film co-written and co-directed by Allison Anders, Alexandre Rockwell, Robert Rodriguez, and Quentin Tarantino. On his first night on the job at a Hollywood hotel, Ted is asked to help a coven of witches, gets involved in a domestic argument, takes care of a gangster's kid and referees a ghastly wager. A must-watch if you have ever worked night shifts.


4. Tower Heist (2011)
tower heist
A light comedy caper about a luxury condo manager who leads his team to seek payback on the Wall Street swindler and the condo's owner who defrauded them. Furious and desperate for revenge, they come together for a heist plan. A reminder on the importance of honestly at work and appreciation of your team members.


5. Maid In Manhattan (2002)
maid in manhattan
A lovely Cinderella-style romcom for a light night watch. The story of a single mother living in the boroughs of New York City and working as a maid in a first-class Manhattan hotel. By a twist of fate, she meets her Prince Charming among the guests who doesn't know she's one of the staff. Watch to see Jennifer Lopez making beautiful bed setup in maid's uniform and get inspired by a true love story.

 

Anastasiya Babenko
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