Beach party escapade features a bookworm with glasses who learns to "groove", as she attempts to sing "Ready to Groove."

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Beach party escapade features a bookworm with glasses who learns to "groove", as she attempts to sing "Ready to Groove." Written by alfiehitchie

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Spread Out the Beach Towels...Grab Your Gals...it's gonna be A SWINGIN' SUMMER! See more »


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The mob of dancing teens marching down to the boat dock just prior to the big boat chase are seen carrying a number of Tiki torches, almost as if they are marching on Doctor Frankenstein's castle. However, the scenes surrounding the boat chase were all filmed in full daylight. See more »

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Whatta sun-drenched bore!
19 May 1999 | by (Midwest, U.S.A.) – See all my reviews

Those user votes gotta be kiddin'! It was a few years back on an idle summer Saturday night that I caught this film on the USA Network cable channel. More happens in the tag line -- "Spread Out the Beach Towels...Grab Your Gals...it's gonna be A SWINGIN' SUMMER!" -- than in the entire film! The most strenuous thing the characters do is lay out those beach towels, and then its just unimaginative bickering along with coupling and uncoupling and recoupling serving as the plot. The only thing worse than the dialogue are the gawky jerky movements exhibited by the actors during the various musical numbers -- that's dancing?!? Anyway, yeah, the Righteous Brothers drop in, but by far the kickiest part of the movie is when Raquel Welch jumps on stage shakin', twistin', turnin' -- it's practically a revelation! In any case, it's more than this dreadful film deserves.


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