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Acapulco Gold (1976)

PG | | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 1 June 1976 (USA)
See former child evangelist MARJOE GORTNER as an ordinary Joe who gets involved in a dangerous DRUG SMUGGLING scheme in beautiful HAWAII! This is a movie made especially for the DRUG CULTURE circa 1974!

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See former child evangelist MARJOE GORTNER as an ordinary Joe who gets involved in a dangerous DRUG SMUGGLING scheme in beautiful HAWAII! This is a movie made especially for the DRUG CULTURE circa 1974!

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Crime | Drama | Thriller

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1 June 1976 (USA)  »

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Heroin Connection  »

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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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(Glen Glenn Sound)

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(CFI)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Randi Oakes ended up having her first Rhinoplasty after the Rolls-Royce driving scene was filmed. See more »

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Randi Oakes can be seen wearing both a pair wedges in most scenes, and a pair of sneakers on the boat scene in the end. See more »

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Ray Hollister: Well sir, excuse me it possible you see there's no way we can actually patrol the entire western coastline in the United States America, and keep are eye on every pleasure craft that out there in Pacific Ocean.
Wayne Buelford: Are you planning on letting him go on.
Ray Hollister: Well no congressman but actually what were trying to do is stop the production of narcotics at it's source, and once we do that we don't have to worry about any hijacking of pleasure craft or anything else.
Wayne Buelford: How do you plan to do that?
Ray Hollister: Ah well the ...
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Acapulco Gold
Music and Lyrics by Craig Safan
Sung by Gregory Prestopino (as Greg Prestopino)
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Barely released would be action, or was it comedy?
9 November 1999 | by See all my reviews

This film barely played anywhere (bottom half of UP IN SMOKE in Los Angeles in most theatres) as it features Marjoe Gortner as a guy who is framed as a drug smuggler, gets help from a town drunk (Robert Lansing) and gets mixed up in a middle of a drug deal in Hawaii. Intresting original songs are featured in this PG film with very little of anything. From the company that brought you DOGS and later turned into the late American Cinema in the 80's. Not recommended.


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