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Baywatch (2017)

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Devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon butts heads with a brash new recruit, as they uncover a criminal plot that threatens the future of the bay.

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In sun-kissed Emerald Bay, the vigorous Lieutenant Mitch Buchannon and Baywatch, his elite team of hand-picked and perfectly tanned lifeguards, protect the bay, keeping both sunbathers and beach lovers safe. However, this summer, two new eager trainees will join the demanding life-saving program, as well as an insubordinate former Olympic swimmer, who are all called to prove their worth on the lifeguard towers just on time when a new synthetic street drug begins to infest the Emerald Bay: the flakka. Without a doubt, this calls for some serious undercover teamwork action, as the badgeless heroes in spandex comb the beach for shady newcomers and nefarious entrepreneurs with hidden agendas of their own. Can Mitch's band save the bay? Written by Nick Riganas

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Rated R for language throughout, crude sexual content, and graphic nudity | See all certifications »

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25 May 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Baywatch: Guardianes de la bahía  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$69,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$18,503,871 (USA) (28 May 2017)

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$58,060,186 (USA)
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Trivia

Robert Ben Garant was going to write and direct the film. See more »

Goofs

During the party scene at the Huntley, Mitch's uniform has Captain's bars on it, even though he has repeatedly stated that he is a Lieutenant. If Mitch was in the Army Airforce or Police Force the Double Bars would make sense. However since Baywatch is based in the Ocean, Like the Navy and Coatguard the rank of Lieutenant is displayed with two silver bars which means Mitch's rank insignia is correct for him. See more »

Quotes

Mitch Buchannon: [aiming a giant firework rocket at her] I'm oceanic motherfucker.
[last lines]
Stephanie Holden: [groaning] How tedious/tacky.
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References The Bourne Identity (2002) See more »

Soundtracks

Bagbak
Written by Vince Staples & Ray Brady (as Raymond E Brady III)
Performed by Vince Staples
Courtesy of ARTium Recordings / Def Jam Recordings
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Much like the show it's based on, this is STUPID!
23 May 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A little over 20 years ago, the world was introduced to Baywatch the TV show. This was an awesome show for any pre-pubescent boy or middle aged pervert who liked to watch Pamela Anderson run in slow-mo. Much like the TV show, the film is all brawn and beauty and doesn't have a brain cell to its name. Starring Zac Efron, Alexandra Daddario and Dwayne Johnson, the cast can't even save this atrocious excuse for a film. It is far from the comedic romp that was promised in the trailers. The film takes itself seriously and then other times it knows it is a parody. The only problem is, the filmmakers and writers can't decide on a tone. This really killed the film in more ways than one. Those who are expecting another Neighbors will be sorely disappointed and those of you wanting to see Dwayne Johnson kick some ass, you get to see that a little bit but there is much MUCH more to this film that could have been. I normally would go into a longer review and really talk about the film itself but I stopped myself short of this because any longer than this and it would simply be a waste of time, much like this film.


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