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Where the Boys Are (1960)

Approved  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  28 December 1960 (USA)
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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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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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Rory Harrity ...
Franklin
Ted Berger ...
Stout Man on Beach
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Dill
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Angie
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Storyline

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)  »

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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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Paula Prentiss' film debut See more »

Goofs

In the beginning, when Merritt is proving her point to the college professor, the audio doesn't match her words. See more »

Quotes

Police Captain: Gentlemen, the city of Fort Lauderdale is once again under fire from the north. We've survived it before and I reckon we're gonna survive it again. To you newly installed officers on the force, I'd to give you a little rundown on what to expect. Expect anything. Anything and everything cause that's what you're gonna get. Now, Fort Lauderdale is not the only city to be invaded at this time. In Palm Springs and in Newport, from the beaches of the Mid Atlantic to the snows of Colorado, the ...
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"and introducing Connie Francis" See more »


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Turn On the Sunshine
Words by Howard Greenfield
Music by Neil Sedaka
Performed by Connie Francis (uncredited)
Courtesy of Nevins - Kirshner
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Spring Break is on
19 April 2006 | by (Allentown,PA) – See all my reviews

I was hysterical when Frank Gorshin fell into the fish tank followed by the rest of the gang. "Where The Boys Are" is one of the best movies of the sixties. Anyone who came of age at that time can definitely relate to the magical love Merritt found, the tragedy that Melanie experienced, the wanting to be loved and accepted as did Tuggle and Angie. The suave George Hamilton made many a young girls heart race faster. Girl crazy Jim Hutton with his style setting baseball hats and comedic personality was simply hilarious. The title song, one of my favorites still gives me chills. I have seen this movie countless times and I love the nostalgia it brings back each time. When it airs, enjoy it at least once. You will love it, I promise.


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