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Malibu Beach -- School's out and the kids line the Malibu shore for a wild summer of fun.

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Writers:
Celia Susan Cotelo (written by) and
Robert J. Rosenthal (written by)
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Release Date:
26 December 1978 (Sweden) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Everything Can Happen On ... "Malibu Beach" See more »
Plot:
A lifeguard becomes the center of the universe for two beachgoers who compete for her attention. | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Kim Lankford ... Dina

James Daughton ... 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

Diana Herbert ... Marie
Walter Maslow ... Harold
Marty James ... Bratty Kid (as Marty Rogalny)
Tom Mahoney ... Watchman
James Oliver ... Bartender
David Clover ... Jack
Nathan Roth ... Uncle Arthur
Jacqueline Jacobs ... Party Guest
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Rebecca Ferratti ... (uncredited)
Alexis Schreiner ... (uncredited)
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Directed by
Robert J. Rosenthal 
 
Writing credits
Celia Susan Cotelo (written by) and
Robert J. Rosenthal (written by)

Produced by
Richard Franchot .... associate producer
Newton P. Jacobs .... executive producer
Marilyn Jacobs Tenser .... producer (as Marilyn J. Tenser)
 
Original Music by
Michael Lloyd 
 
Cinematography by
Jamie Anderson (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Robert Barrere  (as Robert Barrère)
 
Art Direction by
Fred Chriss 
 
Costume Design by
Diana Daniels  (as Di Ana Daniels)
 
Makeup Department
Chris Brice .... makeup artist (as Christine Brice)
 
Production Management
John Pisciotta .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bruce Fritzberg .... second assistant director (as Bruce E. Fritzberg)
Gerald T. Olson .... first assistant director
 
Sound Department
Joe Fineman .... sound effects editor
Peter Hitchcock .... dialogue editor
Don Sanders .... sound mixer (as Don A. Sanders)
Ed White .... boom operator (as Edward J. White)
 
Stunts
Von Deming .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Lance Billitzer .... electrician (as Lance Bilitzer)
Dana Christiaansen .... first assistant camera (as Dana Christiansen)
Michael Katz .... gaffer (as Michael Wm. Katz)
Bruce R. Kemp Jr. .... grip
Andrew G. La Marca .... second assistant camera
Josh Miller .... best boy (as Joshua Miller)
Gary Wattman .... key grip
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Cindy Morales .... assistant wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Richard Mazzola .... assistant editor
Marc Wielage .... digital colorist
 
Music Department
Michael Lloyd .... musical supervisor
Polly Progress .... music editor
 
Other crew
Don Daniels .... automotive advisor
Mark Kitchell .... production assistant
Frank J. Kovacs .... production assistant
Jackie Martin .... animal trainer
Roger Medvin .... assistant to producer
Manette Rosen .... production coordinator (as Manette Beth Rosen)
Anne Warner .... script supervisor (as Anne L. Warner)
Joanne Weiss .... technical advisor
 

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Runtime:
96 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Canada:R (Manitoba/Nova Scotia/Ontario) | Canada:R (Manitoba/Ontario) | Canada:18 (Nova Scotia) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-16 | Sweden:11 | USA:R

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Goofs:
Continuity: When the girls change the tire on their Mustang, it is clearly a spare. Then when they drive away, it is the original wheel.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, I mean nobody calls Dugie a turd!
Paul:Anything you say, pig-face!
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Sex at 24 Frames Per Second (2003) (V)See more »

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17 out of 30 people found the following review useful.
Hi dudes!!, 25 November 2005
Author: anxietyresister from United Kingdom

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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