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Malibu Beach (1978)

School's out and it's time for a summer of fun, mischief and love for various characters on Malibu Beach.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kim Lankford ...
Dina
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Bobby
Susan Player ...
Sally (as Susan Player Jarreau)
Michael Luther ...
Paul
Steve Oliver ...
Dugan (as Stephen Oliver)
Flora Plumb ...
Ms. Plickett
Roger Lawrence Pierce ...
Claude
Sherry Lee Marks ...
Margie
...
Glorianna
Rory Stevens ...
Charlie
Parris Buckner ...
Rodney (as Parris Clifton Buckner)
Bruce Kimball ...
Lyle
Bill Adler ...
Vanner
Jim Kester ...
Vanner
...
Marie
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School's out and it's time for a summer of fun, mischief and love for various characters on Malibu Beach.

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Before There Was "Baywatch," There Was ... "Malibu Beach" See more »

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26 December 1978 (Sweden)  »

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Sue Anne  »

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Trivia

James Houghton ("Bobby") and Kim Lankford ("Dina") would go onto star in the hit prime-time soap Knots Landing (1979) as Ginger and Kenny a year after making this film. See more »

Goofs

When the lifeguard (Dina) shouts through the bullhorn to "come back to the beach" the second time her lips are mouthing something different. The audio is re-used from the first time she uses the bullhorn. See more »

Quotes

Paul: To Dina: Alright... you like me as a friend right?
Dugan Hicks: To Paul: You're outta your league, aren't you... punk?
Paul: Listen turd, this is a private party.
Dugan Hicks: Who're you calling turd?
Dina: Hey he isn't bothering me. Dugan... leave him alone.
Dugan Hicks: No, you stay out of this. Nobody, but nobody calls Dugie a turd!
Paul: Anything you say, pig-face!
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Referenced in Sex at 24 Frames Per Second (2003) See more »

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Babes, beach bums, and a bikini-stealing dog.
20 January 2013 | by (Hampshire, England) – See all my reviews

Malibu Beach doesn't have much in the way of a plot, but it doesn't really need one:it's more than happy to wander aimlessly from scene to scene with a 'why worry?' attitude that is perfectly suited to its carefree teenage characters, all of whom are far too busy living for the now to think about the bigger picture.

There's sexy young lifeguard Dina (the gorgeous Kim Lankford), handsome high-schooler Bobby (James Daughton), promiscuous babe Glorianna (Tara Strohmeier), desperate nerd Claude (Roger Lawrence Pierce), Margie the hot-dog stand girl (Sherry Lee Marks), and the older (but none the wiser) bodybuilder beach-bully Dugan (Steve Oliver) to name but a few. As the viewer, we get to tag along with these regulars of the beach scene as they party in the sun and frolic in the hot summer nights.

While it's far from ground-breaking stuff—a series of frivolous vignettes in which our on-screen pals party, swim, dance, race, fight, and hook up with each other—it's a lot of fun while it lasts, a reminder of a time of life when all that mattered was having a laugh with your friends (whilst trying to attract the attention of the opposite sex).


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