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Terror on the Beach (1973)

A family's outing turns out badly as they are terrorized by a gang of young thugs.

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... Neil Glynn
... Arlene Glynn
Kristoffer Tabori ... Steve Glynn
... DeeDee Glynn
... Jerry
... David
Henry Olek ... Frank
... Gail
... Mickey (as Jackie Giroux)
Betsy Slade ... Jenny
... Helen (as Carol Ita White)
David Knapp ... Ranger
Walter Beakel ... Fisherman
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A family's outing turns out badly as they are terrorized by a gang of young thugs.

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Il camping della paura  »

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The Glynn Family Vacation
28 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

Dennis Weaver has decided to take the family on camping/beach vacation on the Pacific coast. Some of the relationships are getting a little frayed and he thinks this might be a chance to mend. Especially with son Kristoffer Tabori who has announced that he is leaving college.

So it's Weaver, Tabori, and wife Estelle Parsons and daughter Susan Dey off in the camper. They run afoul of Scott Hyland and his gang of drugged out dune buggy buddies who proceed to terrorize the Glynn family on their vacation.

The theme is a familiar one, the civilized man who can't quite comprehend pure evil when confronted. Fortunately for Weaver he catches on in time to save himself and his family.

Besides the chase and action sequences the best ones are the scenes between father and son. Weaver and Tabori put some real bite into them.

Familiar theme, low budget, but nicely acted by the ensemble cast.


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