Dunston Checks In is a 1996 film starring Jason Alexander, Eric Lloyd, Faye Dunaway, Rupert Everett, Paul Reubens, Glenn Shadix, Graham Sack and Sam as Dunston. It was written by John Hopkins and Bruce Graham and directed by Ken Kwapis.
The Majestic Hotel is a 5-star luxury establishment, and manager Robert Grant (Jason Alexander
) is devoted to keeping his guests happy. Grant is informed by the chairman of the hotel that a sixth star could be rewarded to the Majestic Hotel, if a certain representative is impressed, and that this representative is posing as a guest of the Majestic Hotel. However, a certain guest by the name of Lord Rutledge (Rupert Everett
) checks in with his orangutan
, Dunston, who is trained as a jewel thief. Dunston attempts to escape a life of crime with the help of Kyle and Brian, Grant's mischievous sons, but this just might destroy the chances of the hotel becoming a 6-star establishment.
- He's about to turn a five-star hotel into a three-ring circus.