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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Did You Know?
The Florida resort tourist town of "Citrus Cove" featured in the film is fictitious and does not really exist in real life. The sign for this fictitious town which is actually located right before the "Johns Pass Bridge" on Madeira Beach. See more
Jennifer is wearing her headphones when she meets Greg and he asks her what she's listening to. She answers "Wham on 104.1". Greg tunes his own Walkman to presumably the same station, however, he starts dancing to "Footloose" as they walk away together. See more
[everybody is walking by the window in the Chester's house
Excuse me! Why are you people going through here
[a fat man belches and points to a sign that says "Public Beach Access"
[to the crowds
Come on thru. I'm Joe Public, welcome to my beach.
I'm a Hot Blooded Man
Written by Bishop Holiday
, Scott Lipsker
& Harold Payne See more