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Where the Boys Are (1984)

R | | Comedy | 6 April 1984 (USA)
Remake of the 1960 movie of the same name has four college coeds; virginal Jennie, outgoing Carole, wealthy and spoiled Southern belle Sandra, and horny Laurie traveling to Fort Lauderdale ... See full summary »

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Cast

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Jennie Cooper
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Carole Singer
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Sandra Roxbury
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Laurie Jameson
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Scott Nash
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Chip
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Tony
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Camden Roxbury
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Maggie
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Barbara Roxbury
Danny B. Harvey ...
The Rockats (as Danny Harvey)
Michael K. Osborn ...
The Rockats (as Michael Osborn)
Dibbs Preston ...
The Rockats
Barry Ryan ...
The Rockats
Smutty Smiff ...
The Rockats
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Remake of the 1960 movie of the same name has four college coeds; virginal Jennie, outgoing Carole, wealthy and spoiled Southern belle Sandra, and horny Laurie traveling to Fort Lauderdale for their Easter week of Spring Break and the series of adventures and mis-adventures they encounter, which include the naive Jennie pursued by musician drifter Scott and Sandra's snobbish musician cousin Camden. Meanwhile, Carole is seeking a break in her relationship with the jealous Chip who follows her down to Florida. Sandra pursues a romance with local policeman Ernie who arrests her on the first night for being drunk and disorderly, while Laurie just seeks any man she can get her hands on. Written by matt-282

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When girls want a vacation filled with sun, fun and romance, they go ... See more »

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6 April 1984 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Beach Parties - Sonne, Sex und Sunnyboys  »

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$10,500,000 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This was the first release from TriStar Pictures. See more »

Quotes

Barbara Roxbury: First my party's ruined, then my house is destroyed. Now someone's stolen my car.
Maggie: As I've always said, Barbara, you throw one hell of a party.
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Connections

References Conan the Barbarian (1982) See more »

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All Fired Up
Composed by Sylvester Levay, Rick Derringer
Performed by Rick Derringer
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Where's the really bad film, cause this ain't it.
26 May 2015 | by (adelaide, australia) – See all my reviews

I really feel like this fun sex foursome + 1 hunk comedy has been singled out. There were many others floating about, before or in the after, male or female, where I'm not gonna run down a list. On the contrare, this is one of the better ones. At least it has a story and characters, you involve yourself in, instead of just going for the T and A. By no means, I'm not saying it's a good film, but it wasn't the worst film of 84. May'be it's close, I don't know, but just take in what I've just told you. It's hard to believe this was a remake of a respectable sixties film, but we have to get with the times. You know the story: girls go looking for the three S's, where the setting is Fort Lauderdale, yeah again, you spring breakers. The actresses are quite good, particularly Schall, as a southern belle, and Lisa Hartman, who I have a soft spot for. The girls have their own issues, one falls fall in love, one is to marry, whatever. One line of dialogue, there's a reference to Dickie Gere, when one of the lasses is kissing a blow up doll. I don't know, but I quite enjoyed this one, and there are some some real cheesy, so fake moments, but like I said, I really couldn't understand why this movie has been like, picked on. It's joins those other foursome teen sex comedies, but this is of higher rank. Oh did I mean, Lisa Hartman. You decide. Funny start.


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