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Shag (1989)

 -  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

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Carson
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Chip
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Melaina
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Pudge
Page Hannah ...
Luanne
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Buzz
Tyrone Power Jr. ...
Harley
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Jimmy Valentine
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The Manager
Donald Craig ...
Senator Clatterbuck
Shirley Anne Field ...
Mrs. Clatterbuck
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Suette
Carrie Hamilton ...
Nadine
Jay Baker ...
Big Bob
Joe Seely ...
The Creep
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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. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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

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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)

Gross:

$6,957,975 (USA)
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Carson: Okay everybody, How Mature Are You? The night before the prom your steady breaks his leg. Do you A, stay home with him and watch TV all night and let your new prom gown go to waste, or B, drag him to the prom broken leg and all and dance with his best friend?
Malaina: Well what's the best friend look like?
Luanne: Malaina! A, sit home and let your new prom gown go to waste.
Carson: Luanne is mature, okay, question 2, you're at a party and your date offers you an alcoholic drink, do you A, politely refuse and ask for a ...
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References New American Bandstand 1965 (1952) See more »

Soundtracks

Sixty Minute Man
Performed by The Voltage Brothers
Composed by Rose Marks (as Marks), Billy Ward (as Ward)
Published by Carlin Music Corp.
Produced and Arranged by Midnight Maneuvers
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"This is the MOST fun!"
21 September 1999 | by (Charlotte, NC) – See all my reviews

Two of my friends informed me I absolutely had to see this movie and they were right. I just moved to the South, and it gave me a whole new understanding of Southern life. The movie is set in South Carolina in the 1960s. Four funny, funny girls take a road trip to Myrtle Beach and spend half the movie making sure their families don't find out. Phoebe Cates steals the show and teaches the audience a valuable lesson: You shouldn't marry if you're in your teens!


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