Jack Chester, an overworked air traffic controller, takes his family on vacation to the beach. Things immediately start to go wrong for the Chesters, and steadily get worse. Jack ends up in a feud with a local yachtsman, and has to race him to regain his pride and family's respect. Written by
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The movie's major movie poster tagline "Life is a beach" was a play on words of the common expression "Life's a bitch". See more
After kicking out the guy watching the "Smurfs", the cigarettes on the bed change positions between shots while the dog is laying in bed next to them. See more
Where's Angus with that sail? There's only two more shopping days left.
He's searching the entire coast for it. I'm sure he'll find it.
How can you be so sure?
If he don't, I'll kill him.
References Beverly Hills Cop
Written by Frank Loesser
& Louis Alter
Performed by Carl Reiner See more