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Muscle Beach Party (1964)

Local beach-goers find that their beach has been taken over by a businessman training a stable of body builders.

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Julie, a wealthy contessa managed by S.Z. Matts, wants muscle-man Flex Martin, trained by Jack Fanny, for her own - until she meets Frankie. Frankie's girl Dee Dee gets rightfully jealous and plans to avenge the Frankie-stealing contessa. Mr. Strangdour appears briefly as the king of the strongmen. Written by alfiehitchie

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25 March 1964 (USA)  »

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Mary Hughes's film debut. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene when Frankie and Annette are driving to the beach in their hot rod it shows Frankie singing with no windshield wiper on the car in the close-ups, but in the wide angle shots it clearly shows the windshield wiper sitting at the top of the windshield. See more »

Quotes

Julie: [after being introduced to Flex Martian] You are so strong!
Flex Martian: I'm the strongest!
Julie: And so handsome!
Flex Martian: I'm the handsomest!
Julie: [admiring his big muscles] And so big!
Flex Martian: [smiles] Yes, ma'am!
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Candy does her 'Whammy' on the end credits. See more »


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Surfin' Woodie
Lyrics and Music by Roger Christian, Gary Usher and Brian Wilson
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Just began watching as a goof, was expecting to lose interest. But ended up being well entertained by the goofy surfer tomfoolery, Italian muscle-man star. the Contessa was well played. Anette was disappointing but Frankie was in good form. The appearance of Stevie wonder singing "clap your hands" sealed the deal. Don Rickles is always a cool presence. And there was even a surprise appearance of Peter Lorre at the end. Of course I ended up fast forwarding through several boring musical numbers but having the power to ignore the boring parts gave the rest of the movie high praise from me for being pretty entertaining. Peace


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