Shag (I) (1989)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  21 July 1989 (USA)
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Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Page Hannah ...
Tyrone Power Jr. ...
Jimmy Valentine
The Manager
Donald Craig ...
Senator Clatterbuck
Shirley Anne Field ...
Mrs. Clatterbuck
Carrie Hamilton ...
Big Bob
Joe Seely ...
The Creep


Summer of 1963. Carson is getting married to her boyfriend so her friends Melaina, Pudge and Luanne take her to Myrtle Beach for one last irresponsible weekend. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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On a summer weekend in 1963, four girlfriends made memories that would last a lifetime.


Comedy | Drama | Romance


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21 July 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Shag: The Movie  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)


$6,957,975 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


The interior set used for the Clatterbug's main home is the exact same set used for their house in Myrtle Beach. A few small changes were made to make it look different. See more »


The Furuno radar unit on top of Senator Clatterbuck's yacht is too modern for 1963. See more »


Buzz: Well, don't play hard to get. You might miss something.
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References New American Bandstand 1965 (1952) See more »


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What a great film!!
11 April 2000 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Hi everybody, just a short note to say that this movie was soooo much fun! It is one of my favourite films. It's set in the 60's with great music, cool cars, good girls and bad boys, dancing and romancing! It makes me wish I had lived in that era. The cast is amazingly talented and attractive!!! 10/10 I wouldn't change a thing, it's perfect! Watch it now!!

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