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A law student comes to California for the summer and ends up playing professional volleyball.

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Monroe Clark
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Zack Barnes
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Samantha
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Kate Jacobs
Christopher Rydell ...
Wiley Hunter
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Uncle Max
Randy Stoklos ...
Rollo Vincent
Sinjin Smith ...
Billy
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Louie
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Marie
Martha Velez ...
Mrs. Salazar
Bebe Louie ...
Maid
Lynna Hopwood ...
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Ollie Lake ...
Security Lady
Skip O'Brien ...
Policeman
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Midwestern law student comes to California for summer work. Instead, hangs out at the beach and chases waitresses. Meets up with a washed-up King of the Beach, and the rookie wins the biggest tournament of the year in only his second tournament. Written by Todd Christensen <todd.christensen@atlantaga.ncr.com>

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Summer just got a lot hotter!

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30 March 1990 (USA)  »

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Atemloser Sommer  »

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$449,868 (USA)
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When Monroe pops the champagne at the pool while Samantha is swimming in the pool, he pours a glass that is bubbling over the top. A split-second later he walks towards the pool, and the champagne is completely void of bubbles. See more »

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References The Karate Kid (1984) See more »

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PLAYING WITH THE BOYS
Written by Kenny Loggins, Ina Wolf & Péter Wolf
Performed by Kenny Loggins
Courtesy of CBS Records, Music Licensing Department
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bad plot, great volleyball...
21 June 1999 | by (Bowling Green, OH) – See all my reviews

C. Thomas Howell and Courtney Thorne-Smith are the only two in the cast that really display any acting talent, but the parts are so poorly written that even they have trouble. The real focus of anybody watching this movie shouldn't be the plot (it's terrible) or the acting (equally bad), and god forbid that you try to follow the poorly-thought-out dialogue...the real focus of the movie is beach volleyball. The addition of such high-caliber players as Smith, Stoklos, Dodd, and Steffes saves this movie. I thoroughly enjoyed watching such incredible players, even though the games were scripted.

Anyone think Kiraly will show up in Side Out 2?


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