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The Hustler of Muscle Beach (1980)

A slick promoter in the bodybuilding subculture of Venice Beach, California, finds what he considers a diamond in the rough: a dedicated but somewhat mentally challenged young man who wants... See full summary »

Director:

Jonathan Kaplan

Writers:

Tim Maschler (story), David Smilow (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Richard Hatch ... Nick Demec
Kay Lenz ... Jenny O'Rourke
Jeanette Nolan ... Rose MacIntosh
Joe Santos ... Barry Layton
Jack Carter ... Mancusco
Veronica Hamel ... Sheila Dodge
Kenneth McMillan ... Joseph Demec
Franco Columbu ... Himself
Frank Zane ... Himself
Tim Kimber Tim Kimber ... Todd Nash
Bobby Van ... Emcee
Walter Burke ... Priest
Sam Laws ... Stan
Paul Bartel ... Director
Paul Bryar ... Uncle Sam
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Storyline

A slick promoter in the bodybuilding subculture of Venice Beach, California, finds what he considers a diamond in the rough: a dedicated but somewhat mentally challenged young man who wants to win bodybuilding championships, but needs some help and direction--and the promoter thinks he's just the one to do it. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 May 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Muscle Beachin sankarit See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Furia/Oringer Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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This was Bobby Van's last movie. He died just after it's release at the age of 52. See more »

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