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The Beach Boys: An American Family (2000)

TV Movie  |   |  Biography, Drama, Music  |  27 February 2000 (USA)
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This movie re-creates the life stories of the members of the rock group "The Beach Boys. The film focuses primarily on the Wilson brothers and their parents, but also includes stories about the rest of members of the band. A two-part television movie special. Written by Anonymous

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During scenes in which Brian Wilson is demoing "I Get Around" and "In My Room," the real Brian Wilson contributes the vocal, recorded specifically for this movie. However, an uncredited Jeffrey Foskett, a member of Brian Wilson's touring band, provides the high notes during the "In My Room" demo. See more »

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During a show which takes place sometime before 1963, the Wilson brothers' mom takes pictures of them, using a 110-format Instamatic camera. The 110 film format was invented a few years later than 1963. See more »

Quotes

Amy Love: And when this baby comes along, what then?
Mike Love: I'm working on it.
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SURF CITY
Written by Brian Wilson and Jan Berry
Performed by The Beach Boys
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This is an awesome movie!
12 July 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I am a die hard Beach Boys fan and I thought the movie rocked! Don't tell abc but I video taped it. Biggest flaw: not enough Carl- everybody I know agrees- although Ryan Northcott did a wonderful job playing the part. Fred Weller was the perfect Brian. The casting was great! Great movie


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