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Malibu Beach (1978)

A lifeguard becomes the center of the universe for two beachgoers who compete for her attention.
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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
Tara Strohmeier ...
Glorianna
Rory Stevens ...
Charlie
Parris Buckner ...
Rodney (as Parris Clifton Buckner)
Bruce Kimball ...
Lyle
Bill Adler ...
Vanner
Jim Kester ...
Vanner
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Marie
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A lifeguard becomes the center of the universe for two beachgoers who compete for her attention.

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Everything Can Happen On ... "Malibu Beach" See more »

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26 December 1978 (Sweden)  »

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Sue Anne  »

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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 »

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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References Jaws (1975) See more »

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Hi dudes!!
25 November 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Ingredients needed for a good coming of age teen beach sex comedy:

1 A couple of hunks with blonde hair, blue eyes, lots of pecs and no discernible personality as main characters.. CHECK

2 A nerd with a bowl haircut and thick glasses who gets on everybody's nerves because INTELLIGENT PEOPLE ARE NEVER ANY FUN.. CHECK

3 Two sexy young girls on vacation who start off hating our heroes but gradually, through the course of the film.. CHECK

4 At least one prudish middle-age adult who start off disapproving of the teenage hormones that surround him but gradually, throughout the course of the film.. CHECK

5. A female lifeguard in a swimsuit who is a total bombshell.. I wonder who'll be the first to pretend to be drowning so they can.. you know.. tee hee.. CHECK

6. A pair of dopey cops who try to stop the party for reasons unknown, but always end up losing.. usually tied up, with their trousers down and a pair of humiliating boxer shorts exposed.. CHECK

7. A campfire scene where everybody confesses their deepest darkest secrets and past mistakes cos, you know, even silly little films like this can have a SOUL too.. CHECK

8. Who can forget the classic skinny-dipping bit? Better make it at night though, and at a distance.. that way the young starlets won't get too embarrassed.. CHECK

9. The mandatory final love scene, which involves lots of kissing, drippy background music.. but not much in the way of movement. Oh well, as long as she's got a nice rack.. CHECK

10. Put a nice montage of all the lead characters playing on the beach over the end credits, just to show that even though summer may be finished, THE BONDS OF FRIENDSHIP ARE ETERNAL!! Bless.. CHECK

Oh yeah.. I almost forgot about the dog who is trained to steal bikini tops. That's a laugh, seeing this puppy with a bra in its mouth being pursued by a Playmate while she flops all over the place. Comedy gold! Benny Hill, eat your heart out! Oh, I can't go without mentioning.. wait, is anybody there.. HELLO? HELLO? I haven't finished yet!! 0/10


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