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Psycho Beach Party (2000)

Unrated | | Comedy, Horror, Mystery | September 2001 (USA)
Spoof of 1960s Beach Party/Gidget surfing movies mixed with slasher horror films. Florence Forrest, a not-so-innocent girl in 1960s Malibu, becomes "Chicklet", the first girl surfer at ... See full summary »

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Spoof of 1960s Beach Party/Gidget surfing movies mixed with slasher horror films. Florence Forrest, a not-so-innocent girl in 1960s Malibu, becomes "Chicklet", the first girl surfer at Malibu Beach. Only Florence suffers from dissociative identity disorder and, occasionally, her alter ego "Ann Bowman", a sexually aggressive, foul-speaking girl, comes out, during which time several beach goers are found murdered. The suspects include Chicklet herself, surfer Kanaka, exchange student Lars, and even Chicklet's own mother. Written by Matthew Patay

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Party till you drop. Dead.

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Comedy | Horror | Mystery

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Horror na Praia Psicodélica  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,359, 6 August 2000, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$265,107, 10 December 2000
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Trivia

For the scene where Marvel Ann gets her bikini bottoms ripped off the costume department had to make a pair of "breakaway" bottoms that were only loosely stitched together at the sides so that they would tear off of actress Amy Adams derriere easily. Adams did not enjoy filming that scene even though she understood that her character was being punished for her arrogance. See more »

Goofs

When Marvel Ann gets her bikini bottoms torn off a flesh patch between her legs is briefly visible. See more »

Quotes

Bettina Barnes: Another lousy sci-fi flick. Berdine, I just can't identify with the Rat-Faced Girl from Mars.
Berdine: Is it really that bad?
Bettina Barnes: Honey, Lassie could fart out a better script.
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Connections

References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

Soundtracks

Bombasteroid
Written by Milt Reder
Performed by Four Piece Suit
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It's a gas!
16 November 2004 | by See all my reviews

Wow - I saw this movie on late-night TV (the only place where you would expect it to shown), and man was it funny! I love spoof movies, and this on did quite nicely. Just the technical aspects of having a modern movie set in the early 60's would be challenging, so hats off to the director. I loved the super cheesy dialogue (Golly gee!), and the characters were both inspired and stereotypical, at east for a 'beach blanket' flick. "I'll be your girl Friday!" says the plucky sidekick. The innuendo and double-entendre's are great, like when the girls are at a scary drive-in movie. "Boys, they only have one thing on their mind.....well, I'm going <to the snack bar> to get a weiner." It was strange seeing Greg from Dharma and Greg here, but what the hell. Backward projection rocks!


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