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The Malibu Bikini Shop (1986)

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Two brothers who have just graduated from college inherit a bikini store from their aunt.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael David Wright ...
Alan
...
Todd
Amanda Horan Kennedy ...
Ronnie (as Barbara Horan)
Debra Blee ...
Jane
Jay Robinson ...
Ben
Galyn Görg ...
Cindy (as Galyn Gorg)
Ami Julius ...
Kathy
Frank Nelson ...
Richard J. Remington
...
Loraine Bender
Jon Rashad Kamal ...
Eric Greene
Beverly Sanders ...
Berta Hilgard
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Julius Bender
Barbara Minkus ...
Sylvia Rutledge
Rita Jenrette ...
Aunt Ida
Jim Boelsen ...
Delivery Man #2
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Storyline

After inheriting a failing bikini shop, two recent grads decide to make a go of it. One, in the hopes of building it into a successful business, the other, in the hopes of getting to look at lots of women in (and out) of swimsuits. As they try more and more outrageous ways of drumming up business, their antics begin attracting some unwanted attention. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Comedy | Romance

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6 February 1987 (USA)  »

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Right before Todd introduces the tan-lines dance routine, he says something that annoys the crowd. The people in the crowd express their annoyance by hurling literally dozens and dozens of paper cups and other objects at him, which land around Todd on the pink dance platform. Then the camera angle changes as the first girl comes on the dance platform, yet there are no paper cups or any other debris visible on the dance platform. See more »

Quotes

Alan: So, tell me, Todd, what have you been up to lately?
Todd: Well, I was up in Seattle for a while... I finally found a backer for my solar-powered hot dog stands! Then it rained for 60 days in a row, the guy backed out, so... I just been traveling around, staying with friends.
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If the Love Fits
Written by Gloria Sklerov, Susan Pomerantz, & Lenny Macaluso
Performed by Jacie Berry
Produced by Don Perry and Bob Summers
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Beach bunny voyeur's delight .......
9 December 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The plot of two brothers trying to save their inherited bikini shop doesn't matter. The unending MTV moments doesn't matter. The only thing that matters is that "Malibu Bikini Shop" is a beach bunny voyeur's delight. There are dozens and dozens of bikini closeups, a cute plot, adequate acting, and authentic beach front atmosphere. A couple of outrageous moments, involving a two way mirror in the girls dressing room, are highlights. Naturally there is some tasteful nudity too. Sure some scenes go on way too long, stretching the 80 minutes of material to 98 minutes, but that is a so what, since the tedious musical numbers all involve bikinis. This is a lighthearted fun beach frolic that stands above almost all of it's similar competition. - MERK


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