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Under the Boardwalk (1989)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  April 1989 (USA)
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Nick Rainwood and Allie Yorpin are a modern day Romeo and Juliet living in southern California, separated by the unbridgeable gulf of their backgrounds and torn between loyalty to their "gangs" and their real desires.

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Nick Rainwood and Allie Yorpin are a modern day Romeo and Juliet living in southern California, separated by the unbridgeable gulf of their backgrounds and torn between loyalty to their "gangs" and their real desires.

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It's the last weekend of summer. They'll be friends. They'll be rivals. They'll be falling in love.

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Comedy | Romance

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April 1989 (USA)  »

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Limpeza Geral  »

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Last cinema film of Sonny Bono. See more »

Quotes

Midos: [Hands surfboard to Nick] Hey, it's just dying in here. A stick is meant to be rode.
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Under The Boardwalk
Written by Kenny Young and Arthur Resnick
Performed by The Untouchables
Original tune by The Drifters (1963)
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I worked as an extra on this movie
14 December 1998 | by (California, USA) – See all my reviews

...and frankly, I'm amazed at how highly it's rated by the few IMDB users who have seen it. But then despite playing an unnamed surfer in the film, I don't have much interest in surfing or surf movies.

The plot is very pedestrian, alternating between a surfing competition and light romance. Pretty bland fare. During filming (under the working title "Wipeout") most of the crew knew they were creating bad cinema.

Note: the day shots were filmed in Seal Beach, and the night shots were filmed in Manhattan Beach, although they are supposed to be the same place in the film.


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