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Writer (WGA):
Andy Sidaris (written by)
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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:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

The yacht of the villain, Mr. Chang, belonged to Glen A. Larson in real life.See more »
Continuity: Jade and Rowdy are in a jeep when the tire is shot out with a shotgun. Somehow Jade is also injured, even though it's clear that the villain only shot at the tire. Additionally, after Jade and Rowdy dispatch said villain and drive off, the tire that was shot out is not flat.See more »
Seth Romero:If brains were birdshit you'd have a clean cage.See more »
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38 out of 43 people found the following review useful.
God bless this horrible movie., 3 May 2003
Author: da_flipboy from Hamilton, Ontario

If you liked The Remains Of The Day, Terms Of Endearment, or Steel Magnolias... avoid this movie at all costs.

How do you begin to describe a movie with gratuitous nudity, bad acting, an implausible plot, 2-dimensional characters, and bad fight scenes? How do you describe the necessity for a mutant snake, an inflatable doll, skateboarding henchmen and razor-bladed frisbees in the same movie? Ofcourse, I COULD mention some of the greatest lines of our generation like,"Life is a bitch and then you die." Or maybe,"Just when you thought it was safe to take a pee." (I can't make that up.)

Why would I bother telling you that I searched for years to find this movie on DVD to watch over and over and over again? I dare not watch another movie in this series for fear of besmearching the good name of this gem. Please, please, please, if have the opportunity, watch it at least once.

This movie is like how Richard Gere describes the opera in Pretty Woman. Those that love it, will love it forever, and those that don't will learn to appreciate it, but it will never become a part of their soul.

Enjoi filmphiles

P.S. I take no blame for mental trauma suffered from watching this film.

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