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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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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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Vapid fare
14 October 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Another vapid beach movie from Crown International Pictures, who certainly worked hard in churning out plenty of low budget drive-in style movies in the '70s and '80s. I've yet to see a Crown picture that didn't have some gratuitous nudity in it, and sure enough, this being a beach party film after all, there's the requisite bikini-stealing-dog scenes in it.

Otherwise, this is an unmemorable waste of time, without many sub-plots or indeed much in the way of plotting at all to recommend it. A group of teenagers hang around at the beach, fall in love, and smoke pot. They also have sex - lots of sex. A couple of cops show up, one of them turns out to smoke pot as well, while the other complains about the state of the world. An overage muscle guy tries to hit it off with the women but gets into a couple of fights instead. The production values and quality of the acting are as poor as you'd expect, leaving this an entirely pointless little movie.


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