MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 13,609 this week

Gidget Grows Up (1969)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy  -  30 December 1969 (USA)
6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 111 users  
Reviews: 6 user

After spending the last two years in Europe as an exchange student, Gidget returns home to California only to discover that things have changed. The letters she had been writing to her ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

, (novel)
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Alpha House Premieres Today

All ten episodes of the second season of "Alpha House" are available starting today. Watch them now, only on Prime Instant Video.


Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 141 titles
created 19 Mar 2011
 
a list of 1120 titles
created 08 Feb 2012
 
a list of 4349 titles
created 12 Oct 2012
 
list image
a list of 267 titles
created 20 Oct 2012
 
list image
a list of 193 titles
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Gidget Grows Up" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Gidget Grows Up (TV Movie 1969)

Gidget Grows Up (TV Movie 1969) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Gidget Grows Up.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A small-town beauty queen is hired, as a joke, as a "birthday present" for a magazine publisher.

Director: Bruce Bilson
Stars: Karen Valentine, Richard Long, Tom Bosley
Hogan's Heroes (1965–1971)
Comedy | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The inmates of a German World War II prisoner of war camp conduct an espionage and sabotage campaign right under the noses of their warders.

Stars: Bob Crane, Werner Klemperer, John Banner
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Young female surfers have been nicknamed 'Gidget' for almost 50 years and yet the true story of Kathy Kohner Zuckerman, the real 'Gidget,' and how her account of surfing Malibu in the mid-... See full summary »

Director: Brian Gillogly
Stars: Layne Beachley, James Darren, Sally Field
That Girl (1966–1971)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Ann Marie is a struggling actress living in New York City. In between trying to find jobs acting and modeling she has time for her boyfriend, Don Hollinger, and her dad, Lou Marie.

Stars: Marlo Thomas, Ted Bessell, Lew Parker
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The story of two gigolos who vie to see which is the best at their profession.

Director: Ralph Levy
Stars: Marlon Brando, David Niven, Shirley Jones
My Living Doll (1964–1965)
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Rhoda is an extremely sexy young woman living with womanizing Air Force shrink Bob McDonald. What Bob knows and the rest of the world does not is that Rhoda's real name is AF 709, and she ... See full summary »

Stars: Julie Newmar, Robert Cummings, Jack Mullaney
It's About Time (1966–1967)
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Two astronauts, traveling faster than light, go back in time to prehistoric Earth. Unable to return, they make friends with the "natives."

Stars: Frank Aletter, Jack Mullaney, Imogene Coca
The New Gidget (1986–1988)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A woman, once free spirited and now married and set, takes care of her young niece who reminds her of younger self in many ways.

Stars: Caryn Richman, Dean Butler, William Schallert
Gidget's Summer Reunion (TV Movie 1985)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Former beach bunny/girl surfer Gidget is fully grown up and married to her long-term beau Moondoggie, and deals with a variety of marital spats, as well as running her own travel agency, ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce Bilson
Stars: Caryn Richman, Dean Butler, Allison Barron
The Karen Valentine Show (TV Movie 1973)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Director: Peter H. Hunt
Stars: Henry Gibson, Kenneth Mars, Regis Philbin
Western
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Due to a home-steading law, a fur trapper schemes to keep his land by hiring a hooker, a pickpocket and a thief to pose as his family.

Director: Philip Leacock
Stars: Buddy Ebsen, Karen Valentine, Lesley Ann Warren
Karen (TV Series 1975)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Stars: Karen Valentine, Dena Dietrich, Charles Lane
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Alex MacLaughlin
...
Warner Anderson ...
Ambassador Post
...
Russ Lawrence (as Bob Cummings)
...
Bibi Crosby
...
Louis B. Latimer
Susan Batson ...
Diana Otessa
Hal Frederick ...
Lee Basumba
Helen Funai ...
Minnie Chan
Mario Aniov ...
Abdul Ahmed III
Gunilla Knudson ...
Katrina Lund (as Gunilla Knudsen)
Doreen Lang ...
Mrs. Willard
...
Arnold
Davis Roberts ...
Bukumbu Representative
Edit

Storyline

After spending the last two years in Europe as an exchange student, Gidget returns home to California only to discover that things have changed. The letters she had been writing to her beloved "moondoggie" to try to make him jealous have had the wrong effect. Disillusioned with love, and after hearing a speech on television, she decides to make a real difference in the world by going to New York to become a youth worker at the United Nations. While there she has a proposal of marriage from an extremely wealthy Arabian Sheik, but instead she falls for a handsome but older Australian diplomat. Written by Kevin Steinhauer <K.Steinhauer@BoM.GOV.AU>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

| | |

Release Date:

30 December 1969 (USA)  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Follows Gidget (1965) See more »

Soundtracks

Growing Up
Music by Shorty Rogers
Lyrics by Kelly Gordon
Sung by Jean King
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Good Gidget movie.
2 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Personally I can't believe this Gidget movie is given such a low rating.

It was my favorite of all the Gidget movies.

It was a switch from the Gidget surfing to Gidget getting out on her own and experiencing life.

I wish they'd bring it out on DVD so I could get the movie for my youngest daughter because I know she'd like it.

I'd even sit and watch it with her.

I would enjoy seeing it again.

It's a good movie for young girls to watch, I wish they'd still make movies like this.

Karen Valentine did a great job as Gidget and Paul Peterson as Moon Doggie.

Good movie in my opinion.


3 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Paul Peterson kjnineseven
Why the name change? sestra151
Discuss Gidget Grows Up (1969) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?