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Zuma Beach (1978)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Drama  -  27 September 1978 (USA)
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A fading rock singer goes to the beach to get away from it all and winds up getting involved in the lives of the teenage beachgoers.

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A fading rock singer goes to the beach to get away from it all and winds up getting involved in the lives of the teenage beachgoers.

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Don't Run Away
Written by Dick Halligan and Carol Connors
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One viewing was not enough
23 February 2004 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

It is true that there are a lot of beautiful people in bathing suits in this movie. While this is not necessarily a bad thing it probably has distracted some people from the wonderful character development throughout this film. The dialog is clever and the scene's flow evenly from one to another. It has always amazed me that so much is happening in just one afternoon on a beach in California. Watch it with an open mind. Enjoy the beautiful scenery and magnificent bodies but also revel in the simple story of changing lives. This is a pleasant easy going movie, no bad language, nudity or serious violence.

This was made for TV and cannot be bought but it shows up every so often on cable.

10 is a really high number to put on a movie. I look at films and if there is nothing that I would change then it should have a 10. This is rating the movie on itself and not ranking it in comparison other movies. Of the 1000 or so movies that I have seen I would rank this one around 985+. I cannot readily think of 15 movies that I thought were better. Movies that I would watch multiple times rank highest. I have seen this one at least 6 times and will watch it again


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