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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
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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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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$6,957,975 (USA)
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Trivia

Nadine writes "SHAG TILL YOU GAG" on the bathroom wall with her lipstick. This cannot be seen on the VHS version of this movie because it is off screen. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Luanne: Here, you'll wear my momma's hoop skirt.
Malaina: I know how to win this thing.
Luanne: Why Melaina! It is bad manners to think about winnin'!
Malaina: Look Luanne! I'm not goin' to college like some people. And I sure as hell ain't marryin' a damn Ralston. And I ain't gonna die in a parish house in Spartanburg, South Carolina, thank you. Luanne, I'm as pretty as any of those girls in Hollywood. This is my chance! Jimmy Valentine's gonna discover me today, and it ain't gonna be in your mama's hoop skirt!
Luanne: Would you at ...
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References Rocky and His Friends (1959) See more »

Soundtracks

Oooo Ahhh
Performed by Jacki O
Composed by White, Williams, Milligan
Published by Seven Songs & Me-Benbish Music Inc.
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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