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Beach Balls (1988)

R | | Comedy | May 1988 (USA)
Charlie Harrison dreams of being a rock star and, with the help of friends and a gang of local toughs, he arranges a concert in his house for a big time record producer, or at least that is... See full summary »

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Charlie Harrison (as Philip Paley)
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Wendy
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Scully
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Toni
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Keith
Tod Bryant ...
Doug
Leslie Danon ...
Kathleen
Morgan Englund ...
Dick
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Sam Sugarman (as Rafael Mauro)
Charley Gilleran ...
Babcock (as Charles Gilleran)
Gary Schneider ...
Mollusk
Tami Smith ...
Gina
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Mrs. Harrison
Parker Whitman ...
Mr. Harrison
Bret Helm ...
Hal
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Charlie Harrison dreams of being a rock star and, with the help of friends and a gang of local toughs, he arranges a concert in his house for a big time record producer, or at least that is what Charlie thought he was arranging. Written by Concorde - New Horizons (with permission).

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Guitar great Steve Via plays lead guitar on some of the tracks check out the solo on the final song as credits roll See more »

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At about 16 minutes a boom mic appears in the top of the frame. See more »

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Scully: Doug? Lifeguard Doug? Oh I didn't recognize you without your beach.
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References Leave It to Beaver (1957) See more »

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Doug? Lifeguard Doug? I didn't recognize you without your beach.
6 June 2000 | by (Straight Outta Pomton) – See all my reviews

A late-night classic that I only wish was on more often. Low budget with an exaggerated plot typical to 80's B-movies, Beach Balls offers exactly what you want to see: mindless yet quoteable entertainment. Beach Balls is one of those movies that you'll watch again and again on cable, or even after taping to VHS, but if you were to see it in a theater, you'd walk away disappointed. This is why I've limited myself to viewing only special/Oscar favorite movies in a theater.

Beach Balls will leave you walking away with a whole new appreciation for ordering a lemon wedge with your water at your favorite restaurant.


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