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Private Resort (1985)

 -  Comedy  -  3 May 1985 (USA)
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This is the story of two teenage boys who are guests at a Florida resort for the weekend. Their only interest is, of course, chasing girls, but fate has much more in store for them.

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Ben
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Emily Longstreth ...
Patti
Karyn O'Bryan ...
Dana
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The Maestro
Dody Goodman ...
Mrs. Rawlings
Tony Azito ...
Reeves
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Shirley (as Hilary Shapiro)
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Bobbie Sue
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Scott
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Alice
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Curt (as Andrew Clay)
Ronald E. House ...
The Barber (as Ron House)
Christopher Wynne ...
Mike (as Greg Wynne)
Nora Gaye ...
Kelly
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This is the story of two teenage boys who are guests at a Florida resort for the weekend. Their only interest is, of course, chasing girls, but fate has much more in store for them. Written by Anonymous

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Spend a weekend with no reservations! See more »

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Leslie Easterbrook says she had it in her contract to only expose her behind in this film. But the producers convinced her to wear a sheer negligee that left little to the imagination when filmed under bright lights. See more »

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When our heroes first encounter the house detective at the bar, he's in perfect shape. The next day, he suddenly sports a prominent black eye (which will vanish again midway through the film). See more »

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Composed by Mark Scandariato (as Mark Scanariato)
Publisher: Waldo Stashu Music, Inc.
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This movie cracked me up
2 November 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Everyone has those cheesy 80's favorites that weren't as well known as the Porky's, Real Genius, Revenge of The Nerds, etc...Everyone remembers those B-level films you would see late at night on Cinemax and for some reason, you sat there and watched it, and ended up loving some of them. I'm thinking of movies like Fraternity Vacation, Hot Dog, Malibu Express, etc.

Private Resort is one of those movies for me. I'm really surprised it is not more popular, and a 3.7 IMDb rating just seems insanely low to me.

You've got Johnny Depp and Rob Morrow, very early in their careers, running around and getting into all this wacky hi jinx at a fancy Florida resort. Although they came just to have some fun and chase some girls, they find themselves getting into a bunch of different hilarious situations. Hector Elizondo is also really funny in this movie, as the bad guy with the bad toupee. And who can forget Andrew Dice Clay in a memorable role?

Definitely not an Oscar-caliber epic, but just one of those hilarious 80's sex romps. These types of movies disappeared for about 10 years but I'm glad to see the cycle is coming back around with movies like American Pie, Old School, Eurotrip, etc. Lots of laughs, gorgeous babes, and fun in the sun. This is a pretty under-appreciated 80's comedy classic in my opinion.


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