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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Carson
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Chip
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Pudge
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Luanne
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Buzz
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Jimmy Valentine
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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)  »

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Shag: The Movie  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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$6,957,975 (USA)
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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 »

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

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Mrs. Clatterback: Don't wear dark lipstick.
Luanne: Yes ma'am.
Mrs. Clatterback: Don't stay up too late.
Luanne: Yes ma'am.
Mrs. Clatterback: And don't let any of the other girls drive my car!
Luanne: Yes ma'am!
Mrs. Clatterback: Other than that, have a good time.
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References The Hustler (1961) See more »

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Every Day I Have to Cry
Performed by Ben E. King
Composed by Arthur Alexander (as Alexander)
Published by Shapiro, Bernstein & Co.
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Fun Movie
7 August 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Four friends head to Myrtle Beach, SC after high school graduation. There they meet boys, have a party (hellacious for 1963), and enter a fabulous dancing contest. This movie is fun, keeps your attention, and is wonderful to be able to see the period (early 1960s) cars, hotels, dancing pavilion, etc. in Myrtle Beach. I would recommend this movie for a nice evening to just feel good. The only bit of concern is that the original VHS that was released in 1989 and the DVD versions are fine-- but somewhere in between there was a version released on VHS for about $10 that was a disappointment-- it had deleted/changes music. Beware of this version. The new DVD version is intact. The original music is nice and adds to the era in which this movie takes place. Young and old alike will like this movie.


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