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California Girls (1985)

Unrated | | Comedy, Drama | TV Movie 24 March 1985
A New Jersey auto mechanic travels to California to find the girl of his dreams and woos a bikini fashion model while the time quarreling with her high-powered manager and avoiding his New Jersey girlfriend who comes looking for him.

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Nathan Bowzer
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Elliot
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Barry
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Ernie
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Karen Malone
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Mrs. Bowzer
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Martha Longley ...
Heather
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Mr. Pegem
Bobby Kelton ...
Yuppie
Rick Lieberman ...
Craig
Lynn Tufeld ...
Natalie
Robert Parucha ...
Corky
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Mechanic
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Sean
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A New Jersey auto mechanic travels to California to find the girl of his dreams and woos a bikini fashion model while the time quarreling with her high-powered manager and avoiding his New Jersey girlfriend who comes looking for him.

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24 March 1985 (USA)  »

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Des filles de rêve  »

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Robert Firth, who plays Sean in the film, would go on to co-star with Robby Benson in the first incarnation of the CBS television pilot, Tough Cookies. Ironically, Robert Pastorelli would work with Firth on future projects too - co-starring with Firth in Tough Cookies and yet another CBS project - Sons of Gunz. See more »

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Nathan Bowzer: This looks like New Jersey.
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What Most Of Us Believe California Is...
17 September 2004 | by (Upstate New York) – See all my reviews

I'm surprised nobody has reviewed this one. First post, I'll try to make it good. (Brief Story Line) Robbie Benson plays a young kid in search of a better life and better weather in California. Before his flight he falls asleep and dreams the perfect California dream. When he finally arrives, he finds the West coast a lot colder than in his dreams. Not the weather, the people. Near the end a tiny bright spot appears in that he sees a girl who appeared in his dream previously. A nice all around good film. Doesn't seem to be available anywhere but if it pops up on TV, give it a look. As Always, Martin Mull is fabulous as the selfish con-man. This film makes you really feel for the "nice guy".


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