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The Beach Girls (1982)

School is out, and three girls head to the beach for vacation. Two of the girls are world-wise party-goers who attempt to loosen up their naive, virginal friend, whose uncle has allowed the... See full summary »

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Bud Townsend (as Pat Townsend)

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Patrick Sheane Duncan (screenplay) (as Patrick Duncan), Phil Groves (additional material)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Debra Blee ... Sarah
Val Kline ... Ginger
Jeana Keough ... Ducky (as Jeana Tomasina)
James Daughton ... Scott Daniels
Adam Roarke ... Carl Purdue
Beans Morocco Beans Morocco ... Mr. Brinker (as Dan Barrows)
Herbie Braha Herbie Braha ... Capt. Blye (as Herb Braha)
Mary Jo Catlett ... Mrs. Brinker
Fern Fitzgerald ... Julie
Tessa Richarde Tessa Richarde ... Doreen
Judson Vaughn ... Lt. Gower
George Cheung ... Wang (as George Kee Cheung)
Channing Clarkson Channing Clarkson ... Officer Jay
Paul E. Richards Paul E. Richards ... Captain Jack
Bert Rosario ... Gardener
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Storyline

School is out, and three girls head to the beach for vacation. Two of the girls are world-wise party-goers who attempt to loosen up their naive, virginal friend, whose uncle has allowed the girls to stay at his beach house. When the near-sighted, drug smuggling Captain Bly dumps his cargo of marijuana, the bales wash up on shore. The two party girls, Ginger and Ducky, quickly stuff the dope into giant bags and spirit it back to the beach house, where it fuels a party with assorted misfits, delivery persons, and passersby. Written by Rick Gregory <rag.apa@email.apa.org>

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Look Who Just Invaded Uncle Charlie's Beach House ... "The Beach Girls" See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 January 1983 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

Beach Girls - Strandhasen See more »

Filming Locations:

Malibu, California, USA See more »

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Production Co:

Marimark Productions See more »
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Runtime:

(video)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Film debut of Debra Blee. See more »

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The boom microphone is visible is several scenes throughout the film, most notably in the scenes filmed inside the sauna at the beach house. See more »

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Muscles: [flexing] How do you like these pecks?
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Okay sex comedy
4 November 2007 | by lazarilloSee all my reviews

Although this sex comedy was released in 1982, it's really more of a 1970's flick in that it isn't about a bunch of geeky teenagers trying to lose their virginity, and it has a refreshingly politically incorrect attitude toward illegal drugs that is more typical of the late 70's Cheech and Chong era than the "Just Say No" Reagan era. The plot, to use the term loosely, involves a beautiful young college student who invites her two sexy girlfriends to her uncle's beach house. The uninhibited friends "Ginger" and "Ducky" quickly turn the place into a hedonist playground. But then the uncle (Adam Rourke) shows up and threatens to put the kibosh on the whole thing, so the two mischievous lasses BOTH seduce him. There's also a lame subplot about a group of marijuana smugglers trying to elude a coast guard patrol, led by "Captain Bly" (this is the sound of me forgetting to laugh), so they have to drop their "cargo" and, of course, it ends up on the beach where the girls find it.

This movie is pretty damn stupid, and it offers such witty fun as fist-fight between offensive racial stereotypes (a horny Mexican gardener and an incoherent Japanese chauffeur). The main protagonist, Debra Blee, is absolutely beautiful, even if she fails to lose her virginity, get naked, or even put on a bikini. There's plenty of nudity, however, most notably from former Playboy Playmate Jeanna Tomasino, who if I could describe with one adjective, it would be "boner-inducing" (although I don't think that's an adjective). Adam Rourke was once in real movies like "Psych Out" and "Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry", but he was obviously collecting a nice paycheck here, and he got to frolic around with naked nubiles half his age--nice work if you can get it. I'd recommend this movie if you see it the way I did--it comes on TV and you're too drunk or lazy to change the channel--but don't go too far out of your way.


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