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Hardbodies (1984)

R | | Comedy | 4 May 1984 (USA)
Three middle-aged daddies visit California to have a marvelous time at the beach. When they learn that a nice apartment and an expensive cabriolet isn't enough for them to score with the ... See full summary »

Director:

Mark Griffiths

Writers:

Steve Greene (screenplay), Eric Alter (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Grant Cramer ... Scotty
Teal Roberts ... Kristi
Gary Wood ... Hunter
Michael Rapport ... Rounder
Sorrells Pickard Sorrells Pickard ... Ashby
Roberta Collins ... Lana
Cindy Silver Cindy Silver ... Kimberly
Courtney Gains ... Rag (as Courtney Gaines)
Kristi Somers ... Michelle
Crystal Shaw Martell ... Candy (as Crystal Shaw)
Darcy DeMoss ... Dede
Antony Ponzini ... Rocco (as Anthony Ponzini)
Marvin Katzoff Marvin Katzoff ... Dorky Geek
Kip Waldo Kip Waldo ... Head Geek
Michael Miller Michael Miller ... Landlord
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Storyline

Three middle-aged daddies visit California to have a marvelous time at the beach. When they learn that a nice apartment and an expensive cabriolet isn't enough for them to score with the chicks, they employ a student to help them. At first he's as disgusted of them and his job as his girlfriend, but soon they find out how to use the situation to everyone's benefit. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

If you don't know what they are, you don't know what you're missing.

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Trivia

The movie has its origins in an article published in the November 1983 edition of Penthouse Magazine written by the film's screenwriters Eric Alter and Steve Greene. It told of the true story of some "older rich dudes" who rented a summer beach house and enlisted a popular young surfer to help them meet girls. See more »

Goofs

The dog's collar can-holder is only big enough for one beer can, but seconds after the head geek takes the can out, another can magically appears in it. See more »

Quotes

Candy: You don't know what it's like Scotty, when people call you names like... airhead... dingaling... bimbo... yo-yo. There's no way you can know that Scotty.
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Connections

Followed by Hardbodies 2 (1986) See more »

Soundtracks

Synthecide
Written by John St. James
Performed by Stacey Swain (as SSQ)
(Bug Music, BMI/French Lick Music BMI)
Courtesy of Enigma-EMI Records
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User Reviews

One of the best "Teen Movies" of the 80's era
4 December 2002 | by dj4monieSee all my reviews

I have always enjoyed watching this movie. The movie features a few actors that are still working today. This movie also feature before the "big hair days and makeup" of the rock band Vixen, who would later score some minor hits during the mid to late 80's Glam Hard Rock era.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 May 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Hardbodies See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,684,599, 6 May 1984

Gross USA:

$7,121,719

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,121,719
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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