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Writer (WGA):
Andy Sidaris (written by)
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Release Date:
March 1987 (USA) See more »
This Ain't No Hula! See more »
Two drug enforcement agents are killed on a private Hawaiian island. Donna and Taryn, two operatives for The Agency... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Ronn Moss ... Rowdy Abilene
Dona Speir ... Donna
Hope Marie Carlton ... Taryn
Harold Diamond ... Jade

Rodrigo Obregón ... Seth Romero (as Rodrigo Obregon)
Cynthia Brimhall ... Edy
Patty Duffek ... Pattycakes
Wolf Larson ... J.J. Jackson
Lory Green ... Rosie

Rustam Branaman ... Kimo
David DeShay ... Ashley
Michael A. Andrews ... Michael / Michele (as Michael Andrews)
Kwan Hi Lim ... Henry
Joseph Hieu ... Bobby / Sumo Coach / Karate Villain
Peter Bromilow ... Mr. Chang
Richard LePore ... Dickson

Glen Chin ... Earring
Shawne Zarubica ... Charlotte
Joey Meran ... Joey
Bryn George ... Sumo Wrestler
Hideo Su'a ... Sumo Wrestler
Jamie Searle ... Jamie
Choya Pennington ... Chang's Guard
Sue Don Lubin ... Beautiful Blonde
Larry Don Lubin ... Handsome Man
Viviane Brahms ... Sexy Waitress
Maurice Brahms ... Bar Customer
John Dunne ... Shades
Colleen Nakasone ... Colleen
Mike McKenzie ... Don Merryman

Darrell Davis ... Billy Marvis (as Craig Davis)
Ralph Riskin ... Yacht Captain
Erick Schrum ... Soul Food Lover
Ross Simeona ... Soul Food Lover
Yukon King ... Cat
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Russell Howell ... Skater (uncredited)

Cheryl Johnson ... (uncredited)

Andy Sidaris ... Whitey the TV director (uncredited)
Christian Drew Sidaris ... Bob's Lean Boy delivery man (uncredited)

Directed by
Andy Sidaris 
Writing credits
Andy Sidaris (written by)

Produced by
Tina Scott .... associate producer
Arlene Sidaris .... producer
Original Music by
Gary Stockdale 
Cinematography by
Howard Wexler (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Michael Haight 
Production Design by
Sal Grasso 
Peter Munneke 
Costume Design by
Makeup Department
Richard Jerins .... hair stylist
Richard Jerins .... makeup artist
Loretta Jody Miller .... assistant makeup artist (as Jody Miller)
Production Management
Harmon Lougher .... executive in charge of production
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
H.M. Freedman .... first assistant director
Christian Drew Sidaris .... second assistant director
Art Department
Mike Barron .... carpenter
Russell Frazier .... assistant property master
Mark Haskins .... property master
Sound Department
Larry Marks .... sound mixer
Robert Schmidt .... sound editor
Erick Schrum .... boom operator
Neil Wolfson .... sound mixer
Special Effects by
Richard Keppel .... model builder: helicopter (uncredited)
Lance Carstens .... aerial stunts
Russell Howell .... stunts: skateboarding
John Thorp .... stunt coordinator: aerial stunts
Camera and Electrical Department
Aaron Caughran .... assistant camera
Steve Gehrke .... still photographer
Eric J. Goldstein .... assistant camera (as Eric Goldstein)
Harmon Lougher .... director of photography: second unit
Irene Schonwit .... assistant camera
Dave Turner .... grip
John Vecchio .... gaffer
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Alexa Sidaris .... assistant costumer
Editorial Department
Kevin Michaels .... assistant editor
Music Department
Kevin Klingler .... music supervisor
Other crew
Steve Gehrke .... senior production assistant
Pat Gor .... production assistant (as Pat Oor)
David Hadder .... production assistant (as Dave Hadder)
Jimmy Hadder .... production assistant
Joseph Hieu .... martial arts choreographer: karate
Richard Keppel .... operator: model helicopter
Gabrielle Longhi .... production assistant
Frederick Luff .... conceptioneering creature design
Beverly Mulconery .... production coordinator
Beverly Mulconery .... script supervisor
Bill Pryor .... executive consultant
Douglas E. Reeves .... pilot
Beebe Smilow .... location accountant
Eric Swanson .... production assistant
Ellen Jones Pryor .... weapon designer: rocket gun (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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96 min
Aspect Ratio:
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The yacht of the villain, Mr. Chang, belonged to Glen A. Larson in real life.See more »
Revealing mistakes: When Rowdy drives his motorcycle out of the back of the van, it's clear that the motorcycle is already on the ground - and is not coming out of the van - as you can clearly see it resting on the earth.See more »
Donna:[parking airplane after escaping ambush by henchmen] Taryn, we need to figure out what just happened. Let's head along and hit the Jacuzzi. I do my best thinking there.
Taryn:Right. I'll get the dolly.
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1 out of 1 people found the following review useful.
Easy enough to watch., 19 September 2012
Author: Scott LeBrun (Hey_Sweden) from Canada

There's a place in the world for just about every kind of film. You have your Oscar baiting serious fare on one end, and then you have stuff like the Andy Sidaris oeuvre. The man played his own particular formula for everything that it was worth: combine gorgeous Playboy Playmates with James Bond type action scenarios and breathtaking scenery. The Hawaii setting is a wonderful backdrop indeed for these cheerfully sleazy and silly shenanigans. The story (if anybody does care) involves two extremely comely female special agents, Donna (Dona Speir) and Taryn (Hope Marie Carlton), who intercept a shipment of diamonds intended for a crime lord, Seth (Rodrigo Obregon). Oh, did I mention the cross dressing spy, or the hilariously phony looking deadly snake? They get worked into this mix, creating results that if not really inspired do make for generally agreeable entertainment. There's a knowingly cheesy approach to the whole thing, and Sidaris takes the time to promote himself as his work is advertised with use of posters from his previous films; he also does a cameo as a TV director. The film has genuinely amusing and entertaining characters, from smooth agent Rowdy Abilene (Ronn Moss), cousin of the Cody Abilene character from "Malibu Express", to his goofy pal Jade (Harold Diamond) to nefarious criminal kingpin Mr. Chang (Peter Bromilow). Of course, this is basically a vehicle for the charms of Ms. Speir and Ms. Carlton, and even if they're not overwhelmingly blessed in the acting department, that hardly matters. The voyeur in many of us will appreciate Sidaris taking each and every opportunity to have our sexy female cast members bare their breasts. There's also a fair bit of stuff blowing up real good to help keep this from ever getting dull. Overall, this is a good 'n' bouncy diversion worth a look for lovers of trashy B cinema. Seven out of 10.

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