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March 1985 (USA) See more »
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Packing Heat From Texas To Malibu Beach! See more »
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Cody Abiliene is a semi-successful private detective desperately in need of a big (and well-paying) case... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Darby Hinton ... Cody Abilene

Sybil Danning ... Contessa Luciana

Art Metrano ... Matthew
Shelley Taylor Morgan ... Anita Chamberlain
Brett Baxter Clark ... Shane (as Brett Clark)
Niki Dantine ... Lady Lillian Chamberlain
Lori Sutton ... Beverly
Lorraine Michaels ... Liza Chamberlain
Lynda Wiesmeier ... June Khnockers
Kimberly McArthur ... Faye
Barbara Edwards ... May
Abb Dickson ... P. L. Buffington
Busty O'Shea ... Doreen Buffington
Randy Rudy ... Bobo Buffington
Michael A. Andrews ... Stuart Chamberlain (as Michael Andrews)
Richard Brose ... Mark
John Brown ... Luke
Suzanne M. Regard ... Sexy Sally (as Suzanne Regard)
John Alderman ... Lieutenant Arledge

Robyn Hilton ... Maid Marian
Les Steinmetz ... Johnathan Harper
Robert Darnell ... Douglas Wilton
Jeanine Vargas ... Rodney, the Photographer
Peter Knecht ... Peter
Harry Hauss ... Helicopter Pilot
Ruth Stamer ... Answering Service Girl
Peggy Ann Filsinger ... Peggy from Health Club

Regis Philbin ... Regis Philbin

Joy Philbin ... Joy Philbin
Niki Patterson ... Computer Operator
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Shanna McCullough ... Massage Girl (uncredited)
Ellen Jones Pryor ... Woman in Winnebago (uncredited)

Andy Sidaris ... Winnebago driver (uncredited)

Directed by
Andy Sidaris 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Andy Sidaris 

Produced by
Anatoly Arutunoff .... executive producer
Bob Perkis .... executive producer (as Robert L. Perkis)
Bill Pryor .... co-producer
Andy Sidaris .... producer
 
Original Music by
Henry Strzelecki 
 
Cinematography by
Howard Wexler 
 
Film Editing by
Craig Stewart 
Howard Wexler 
 
Casting by
Deborah Kurtz 
 
Production Design by
Sal Grasso 
 
Costume Design by
Phillip Dennis 
 
Makeup Department
Lorraine Polak .... assistant makeup artist
Sheri Short .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Mike Freedman .... production manager
Harmon Lougher .... executive in charge of production
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Christian Drew Sidaris .... second assistant director
 
Art Department
Stan Harris .... props
Phil Mosko .... construction designer
 
Sound Department
Eddie Bolandis .... boom operator
Wayne Nakatsu .... sound mixer
Donald L. Warner Jr. .... sound effects (as Don Warner)
Neil Wolfson .... sound
Hiroaki 'Zom' Yamamoto .... sound mixer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Steve Field .... assistant camera
Ian Fox .... assistant camera
Mitch Friedman .... key grip
Mitch Friedman .... still photographer
Kenny Rissien .... electrician
Amy Segelin .... still photographer
Craig Stewart .... camera operator
 
Casting Department
Jeff Rosen .... casting associate
Tina Scott .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Darcee Frisch .... wardrobe assistant
Julie Mortimore .... wardrobe assistant
 
Editorial Department
Michael Haight .... assistant editor
Joseph .... color timer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Bucky Barrett .... musician: guitar
Kenny Buttrey .... musician: drums
Tommy Jones .... musician: guitar
Ronny Light .... music producer
Terry McMillan .... musician: harmonica
Terry McMillan .... musician: percussion
Dale Morris .... musician: fiddle
Weldon Myrick .... musician: Dobro
Weldon Myrick .... musician: guitar
Henry Strzelecki .... musician: bass
Bobby Thompson .... musician: banjo
Bobby Thompson .... musician: guitar
Barry Walsh .... musician: piano
 
Transportation Department
E.Z. Finn .... transportation
Mitch Friedman .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Paul Blomgren .... creative engineer
Karen Browne .... production assistant
Jay Corenswet .... executive assistant
Dan Jenkins Jr. .... guest production assistant
Neil Lang .... production assistant
Beverly Mulconery .... script supervisor
Amy Segelin .... assistant to producer
Bertha Smilow .... location auditor
 
Thanks
Jeff Ames .... special thanks
Pam Bishop .... gratitude
Paul Calderon .... gratitude
Ray Calderon .... gratitude
Tony Christopher .... special thanks
John Dante .... gratitude
Dick Day .... gratitude
Gilardo Fagnani .... gratitude
Dorris Halsey .... gratitude
Bob Hendrick .... gratitude
Alex Hinton .... special thanks
Yukon King .... special thanks (as Contessa's Cat)
Chuck Koch .... gratitude
Norm Marshall .... gratitude
Bleu McKenzie .... gratitude
John Megittigan .... special thanks
Jeff Monka .... gratitude
Ray Naudin .... gratitude
Ellen Jones Pryor .... special thanks
Donna Rose .... gratitude
Jack Smilow .... film dedicated to
Thomas Trikilis .... special thanks (as Tommy Trikilis)
Bob Vrbanzic .... gratitude
George Vrbanzic .... gratitude
Mary Weinstock .... special thanks
Sam Weinstock .... special thanks
Steve Werner .... gratitude
Nancy Youngblood .... gratitude
Patrick Zaccalini .... gratitude (as Dr. Patrick Zaccalini)
David Zelon .... special thanks
 

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105 min
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Trivia:
When Matthew, Mark and Luke hijack the helicopter pilot, you see a sign on the building behind the helicopter that reads Harry Haus Helicopter service. The pilot they kidnap is in fact Harry Hauss.See more »
Quotes:
Cody Abilene:We need this film developed.
Rodney, the Photographer:Sure, no problem.
Cody Abilene:Oh, by the way, it doesn't have to be good. Just fast.
Rodney, the Photographer:Fast, not good. Huh. Sounds like most men I know.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Hard Ticket to Hawaii (1987)See more »
Soundtrack:
You Gave It to MeSee more »

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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Not a good start, 8 September 2006
Author: gridoon

Although "Malibu Express" is officially the first film in the Andy Sidaris "Bullets, Bombs and Babes" series, it's clear that he still hadn't perfected the formula that would dominate his later work. The film has a male lead, and most of the women are portrayed as nymphos / sex objects. Of course, I know that in an Andy Sidaris film the women have a tendency to remove their clothes at the drop of a hat, but they also have a tendency to shoot people, blow things up, etc. Apart from one scene, of a crackshot policewoman embarrassing the hero who is a lousy shot, there is none of that in "Malibu Express": in other words, there is no empowerment to balance the exploitation. The film is a low-rent cross between James Bond, "Smokey and the Bandit" (country music, hicks and car races) and Agatha Christie (there is a murder in a household and everybody is a suspect). It's really not very good - Sybil Danning's exceptional body is one of the few redeeming virtues - but I guess it's better than "Howling II", where Sybil's body was the only redeeming virtue. (**)

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