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The Sweet Ride (1968)

 -  Drama  -  5 July 1968 (Finland)
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An aging tennis hustler (Tony Franciosa), young protégé surfer (Michael Sarrazin), and young protégé musician (Bob Denver) live the buddy life at Malibu beach pad. Surfer falls in love with... See full summary »

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Collie Ransom
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Choo-Choo Burns
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Thumper Stevens
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Bill Cartwright
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Martha
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Lieutenant Harvey Atkins
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Brady Caswell
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Texas Gambler
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Barry Green
Lloyd Gough ...
Parker
Stacy King ...
Big Jane
Corinna Tsopei ...
Tennis Girl
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An aging tennis hustler (Tony Franciosa), young protégé surfer (Michael Sarrazin), and young protégé musician (Bob Denver) live the buddy life at Malibu beach pad. Surfer falls in love with starlet (Jacqueline Bisset) who washes up on beach. Starlet is beaten up by her possessive producer/lover/sugar daddy after she has revenge sex with motorcycle gang leader. Motorcycle gang leader is in turn beaten up by Franciosa and Sarrazin. Main characters all grow up a bit. Music by Dusty Springfield and Moby Grape. Written by Al Baby

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The Cycles... The Surf... And The Swingers That Make It All Go! See more »

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5 July 1968 (Finland)  »

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The set used as Caswell's executive office was the same one used a year earlier as that of Anne Welles' boss Mr. Bellamy in The Valley Of The Dolls. See more »

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Sweet Ride
Sung by Dusty Springfield
Words and Music by Lee Hazlewood
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Decent Exploitation of Late 60's with Beautiful Jacqueline!
24 October 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

On the beach, three single guys and Jackie Bissett in her 20's - what more could you hope for. Tony Franciosa (good actor) plays aging tennis bum who skirt-chases, Bob Denver as the nebbish who's not dumb, and Michael Sarrazin (who was Ms. Bisset's real-life love interest back then) and the stunning Jackie in her beauty prime. Watching this flick is like hanging out with friends you like for the weekend that make you want to go home after a while. Furtive glances abound. There's definitely not enough women in this plot.

A 6 out of 10. Best performance = Tony Franciosa. He works the room in the most shallow 60's way (like Tony Curtis did), but you like the guy because he never gives up. A fun flick with great locale!


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