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Kona Coast (1968)

| Drama | May 1968 (USA)
A Hawaiian boat captain tries to prove a wealthy playboy killed his daughter 1968

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Capt. Sam Moran
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Melissa Hyde
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Kittibelle Lightfoot
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Kryder
Chips Rafferty ...
Charlie Lightfoot
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Akamai
Sam Kapu Jr. ...
Kimo
Gina Villines ...
Mim Lowry
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Tiger Cat
Scott Thomas ...
Tate Packer
Erwin Neal ...
Junior Packer
Doris Erikson ...
Doris Erickson
Gloria Nakea ...
Dee
Robert M. Luck ...
Kunewa (as Lucky Luck)
Kaai Hayes ...
Butler
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A Hawaiian boat captain tries to prove a wealthy playboy killed his daughter 1968

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Her name was Woman... Her other name was Excitement. She belonged to Hawaii's Kona Coast like the surf riders and the beach bums. See more »

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Relentlessly bad.
14 February 2015 | by (Birmingham, England) – See all my reviews

A man tries to bring the people responsible for his daughters death to justice.

Kona Coast starts badly and just gets worse. Underpinning the whole sorry mess is Richard Boone a thoroughly unlikeable lead who spends a fair proportion of the movie dressed in an alarming yellow jacket and shorts. I have rarely seen as shockingly bad a lead performance as the one dished up by Boone in this film.

An incredibly lousy script, pathetic dialogue, an appalling soundtrack and shockingly lame unbelievable characters are just a few of the flaws hurled at the poor unsuspecting viewer.

I've seen a lot of films and rarely give a film 1/10 but this mess has absolutely no redeeming qualities at all. How I managed to sit through the full running time is anyone's guess. How this appalling garbage currently has a rating of 4.9 (76 votes) is a cause for concern.

Avoid.


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