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Malibu Hot Summer (1981)

R | | Comedy | 1981 (USA)
John Logan is a poor little rich boy. He learns to love from three nubile L.A. newcomers that will do anything to be introduced into the sizzling nightlife of the City of Angels. Portraying... See full summary »

Director:

Richard Brander

Writer:

Craig Kusaba (original screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Terry Congie Terry Congie ... Janice Johnston
Lesley Brander ... Dit McCoy
Roselyn Royce Roselyn Royce ... Cheryl Reilly
Robert Acey Robert Acey ... Steve Anders
Kevin Costner ... John Logan
Larry Degraw Larry Degraw ... Brent Richardson
James Pascucci James Pascucci ... Von Vitale
Justin Michael Scott Justin Michael Scott ... Gary
Peter Risch Peter Risch ... Pete Fargo
Lulu Nicholson Lulu Nicholson ... Stella Strassman
Ronald Kiepke Ronald Kiepke ... Crooked Singer's Manager
Joe Marmo Joe Marmo ... Man in Shorts
Victoria Taft ... Candi
Sylvia Wright Sylvia Wright ... Actress at Party
Blaine Nicholson Blaine Nicholson ... Principal
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Storyline

John Logan is a poor little rich boy. He learns to love from three nubile L.A. newcomers that will do anything to be introduced into the sizzling nightlife of the City of Angels. Portraying the Malibu beach life by day, and the L.A. club life by night, Sizzle Beach U.S.A. is a stunning insiders critique on the sex and drug lifestyle of the West Coast swinger scene in the early 80s. Written by Lego Trooper

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Hot sand! Hot bodies! Hot Costner!

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

Troma

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sizzle Beach, U.S.A. See more »

Filming Locations:

Malibu, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Troma See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The film was re-titled and re-released in 1986, after Kevin Costner became a star. See more »

Goofs

(at around 57 mins) When Victoria Taft gets out of bed and answers the phone, she is nude. As she brings the phone up to her ear, she has on a white bikini bottom. See more »

Alternate Versions

The German video version released in 1992 misses two scenes (some talking in an office and a sex scene). The new video release by Troma includes the sex scene but still misses the talking in the office. See more »


Soundtracks

Bad Dreams
Words & Music by Rick Dunham
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cheesy 1970's style softcore porn
28 September 1999 | by bs122782See all my reviews

Shot in 1974 but not released until 1986 the film can be mainly of interest to anyone because 19-year old Kevin Costner plays a small role as a ranch hand. Interesting thing is, he is actually the best thing about the movie -- he at least tries to act. He's rough around the edges but one can see that a couple years of acting lessons added to that laid-back "aw shucks ma'am" demeanor will make him the star he is today. The rest of the cast gives your typical low budget talent-free performances. Plot (if you can it that) centers around three uniquely untalented women trying to make it in la-la land. lots of t & a, tacky sets and costumes, bad cinematography, a cheesy script, and tuneless music.


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