Four very different college girls drive to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for spring break and seek out various adventures and romance for themselves.

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Cast

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Merritt Andrews
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Ryder Smith
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Melanie Tolman
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TV Thompson
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Lola Fandango
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Tuggle Carpenter
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Police Captain
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Basil
Rory Harrity ...
Franklin
Ted Berger ...
Stout Man on Beach
John Brennan ...
Dill
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Angie
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Merritt, Melanie, Tuggle and Angie are four Midwestern college co-eds who travel to Fort Lauderdale, Florida for their spring vacation and we follow the episodic series of adventures and romance they all get into with some college guys they meet. Written by Matthew Patay

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The hilarious inside story of those rip-roaring spring vacations! See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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28 December 1960 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bastam Dois para Amar  »

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(Westrex Recording System)

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(Metrocolor)

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2.35 : 1
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Dolores Hart left Hollywood shortly after this movie and became a Benedictine nun, and has been a Mother Superior for many years. See more »

Goofs

While Merritt is at the controls of Ty's family yacht, only one throttle is forward on what is obviously a twin-engine boat. That would have made for considerable control difficulties trying to run the boat in that way. See more »

Quotes

TV Thompson: Tuggle, are you a good girl?
Tuggle Carpenter: Please, I don't want to disillusion you or disappoint you.
TV Thompson: No, no, no, no. I won't be disillusioned or disappointed. Are you a good girl, Tuggle?
Tuggle Carpenter: [reluctantly] Ummhmm.
TV Thompson: [disillusioned and disappointed] Oh...
Tuggle Carpenter: [leaving] I knew it.
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"and introducing Connie Francis" See more »

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Featured in God Is the Bigger Elvis (2012) See more »

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Where the Boys Are
Words by Howard Greenfield
Music by Neil Sedaka
Performed by Connie Francis (uncredited)
Courtesy of Nevins - Kirshner
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A Shockingly frank look at sexuality for its time
17 February 2000 | by (Hollywood, ca) – See all my reviews

My mother sent me to see this film when I was about 9 or 10 expecting a good wholesome beach movie, and I was shocked! (If she only knew!). 1) A girl actually advocated pre-marital sex! (but was hypocritical about practicing her ideas) 2) Another girl actually did it! (although nothing was shown, not even kissing) 3) Another girl said she only wanted to have babies! (nothing new here, except for her honesty) 4) Another girl was horny, and tried to do something about it. 5) And of course the boys actually came out and asked for sex, although couched in the "decent" terms of the fifties/sixties.

People (mostly "liberated" women) complain that this movie was about oppression of women (they didnt feel "complete" without a man), but this was women's liberation (women were horny and honest about it)

The marvelous casting and dialogue made this film one of the great american classics of its genre that still holds up today.

definitely a 10!


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