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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 »


Richard Brander


Craig Kusaba (original screenplay)

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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


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!




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Release Date:

1981 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sizzle Beach, U.S.A. See more »

Filming Locations:

Malibu, California, USA

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Troma See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?


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


(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 »


Referenced in Tromeo and Juliet (1996) See more »


Malibu Summer
Title Song
Written & Performed by Bert Kelley
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the movie Costner probably wishes he could forget (no not Waterworld, the other one)
6 February 2009 | by movieman_kevSee all my reviews

A young lady going out west to make something of herself meets up with two other girls who have the same idea. They then shack up at the the first one's cousin's house. And then nothing much happens. Sure Ditt meets a rancher (played by a young Kevin Costner, the only reason anyone ever saw this film) and we're subject to mind-numbing music (one of the trio wants to be a musician) But otherwise this was a complete and utter waste of time. Forgettable in the most base sense.

Eye Candy: Terry Congie gets topless; Victoria Taft shows breasts and bush; Roselyn Royce, Jennifer Stewart & Sylvia Wright all get completely nude. Meanwhile Leslie Brander who shows only one of her tits seems like a prude in comparison

My Grade: D-

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