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Surf II (1984)

 -  Comedy | Music  -  January 1984 (USA)
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Evil Nerd Menlo wants to get revenge on some surfers by selling a bad batch of soda called Buzz Cola which turns people into mutant zombies. Its upto Jocko, Chuck, Bob and their surfer ... See full summary »

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Menlo
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Chuck's Dad
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Chuck's Mom
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Chief Boyardie
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Daddy O
Linda Kerridge ...
Sparkle
Carol Wayne ...
Mrs. O'Finlay
Peter Isacksen ...
Beaker
Biff Manard ...
Bob's Father (as Biff Maynard)
Tom Villard ...
Jacko O'Finlay
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Chuck
Fred Asparagus ...
Fat Boy #1
Jeffrey Rogers ...
Bob
Jim Greenleaf ...
Fat Boy #2
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Cindy Lou
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Storyline

Evil Nerd Menlo wants to get revenge on some surfers by selling a bad batch of soda called Buzz Cola which turns people into mutant zombies. Its upto Jocko, Chuck, Bob and their surfer buddies to save the day. Written by Losman <losman@express-news.net>

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surfer | mutant | soda | revenge | nerd | See All (102) »

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Comedy | Music

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January 1984 (USA)  »

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Surf II: The End of the Trilogy  »

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Trivia

The trash in the garbage eating sequence was actually gelatin molded into different shapes. See more »

Quotes

Menlo: I used to want to be like the other kids, you know! I wanted to be a surfer! I wanted to be hip and bitchy and gnarly, but that's over now, it all ended one miserable afternoon: I was having an innocent soda, and they spiked it! And you know with what?
[lifts up shirt to reveal a pair of breasts]
Menlo: With a powerful reverse-sex hormone! Do you know what it's like to be the only guy at the beach with tits?
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Referenced in Serial Mom (1994) See more »

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Six Months In A Leaky Boat
Written by Tim Finn
Performed by Split Enz
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One-of-a-kind! Don't miss this movie.
8 July 1999 | by (New England) – See all my reviews

One of the most underrated sleepers to come out of the 1980's involves a plot by Menlo Schwartzer (played by Eddie Deezen) to feed Buzz® Cola (a potent new beverage) to all the surfers and turn them into garbage-consuming zombies.

I'd rather not give away the whole awesome story, but it's pretty clever, a one-of-a-kind gross-out comedy with an excellent new wave/punk rock soundtrack. With some veteran favorites like Ruth Buzzi and Cleavon Little.

When this came out, the world was not quite ready for such a strange and wacky picture. That's rather unfortunate, as most of the people that would have appreciated it probably never will get to see it. It's far too wonderfully appalling to be shown on TV. Go figure.


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