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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

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Carson
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Chip
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Melaina
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Pudge
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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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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 VHS release contains the original music from the theatrical release. The DVD contains some music from the theatrical release, but many substitutions are made throughout the movie due to licensing. The original soundtrack release is music from the DVD version, not the VHS version.This was also due to licensing. See more »

Goofs

The Maroon Cadillac DeVille convertible that the girls drive to Myrtle Beach is a 1964 model and since new models traditionally did not appear until September of the year before (9/63 for a 1964 model) it should not appear in a movie set in June (right after HS graduation) 1963. You can tell it's a 1964 model by the maroon (body colored) band across the center of the grille. See more »

Quotes

Luanne: Damn,damn, damn, damn, damn, damn! Every damned thing has to happen when you're in a damned hurry!
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References New American Bandstand 1965 (1952) See more »

Soundtracks

Harlem Shuffle
Performed by Bob and Earl
Composed by Earl Nelson (as Nelson), Bob Relf (as Relf)
Published by Marc-Jean Music, Keyman Music
Administered by Bug Music
Recording courtesy of Original Sound Entertainment
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Good film for girls, great cast, good plot, nice moral story
14 October 1998 | by (Pennsylvania) – See all my reviews

I think this is a great film for anyone. It's not only fun, but it has a lot of great one-liners and an excellent plot. You can feel the emotions being presented on screen. The cast is fantastic. Phoebe Cates and Annabeth Gish along with Robert Rusler and Scott Coffey did a great job showing the growing friendship of their little foursome. This definitely shows the bond girls can have along with having boyfriends. Just because a boy comes along doesn't mean the friendship will die....friends will always be there for one another. I highly recommend this film to anyone who's looking for a great romantic comedy!


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