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Surf II (1984)

R | | Comedy | 13 January 1984 (USA)
Evil Nerd Menlo wants to get revenge on some surfers by selling a bad batch of soda called Buzz Cola which turns people into mutant zombies. Its upto Jocko, Chuck, Bob and their surfer ... See full summary »

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Randall M. Badat

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Randall M. Badat (as Randall Badat)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eddie Deezen ... Menlo Schwartzer
Linda Kerridge ... Sparkle / Florinda Budnick
Terry Kiser ... Mr. O'Finley
Eric Stoltz ... Chuck
Jeffrey Rogers Jeffrey Rogers ... Bob
Lyle Waggoner ... Chief Boyardie
Lucinda Dooling Lucinda Dooling ... Lindy Sue O'Finley
Peter Isacksen Peter Isacksen ... Beaker
Corinne Bohrer ... Cindy Lou O'Finley
Morgan Paull ... Chuck's Dad
Brandis Kemp ... Bob's Mother
Carol Wayne ... Mrs. O'Finley
Ron Palillo ... Deputy Underwear
Biff Manard Biff Manard ... Bob's Father (as Biff Maynard)
Tom Villard ... Jocko O'Finley
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Storyline

Evil Nerd Menlo wants to get revenge on some surfers by selling a bad batch of soda called Buzz Cola which turns people into mutant zombies. Its upto Jocko, Chuck, Bob and their surfer buddies to save the day. Written by Losman <losman@express-news.net>

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surfer | mutant | soda | revenge | nerd | See All (101) »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 January 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Surf II: The End of the Trilogy See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

Company Credits

Production Co:

Surf's Up See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Despite the title suggesting so, there never was a "Surf I". See more »

Goofs

When they are about to start the garbage eating contest on the beach the boom mic is briefly visible on the top of the screen. See more »

Quotes

Menlo: I used to want to be like the other kids, you know! I wanted to be a surfer! I wanted to be hip and bitchy and gnarly, but that's over now, it all ended one miserable afternoon: I was having an innocent soda, and they spiked it! And you know with what?
[lifts up shirt to reveal a pair of breasts]
Menlo: With a powerful reverse-sex hormone! Do you know what it's like to be the only guy at the beach with tits?
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Alternate Versions

There are rumors that this film had been filmed in 3-D but was never released as so. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Big Box: The Body Shop (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Only a Lad
Written by Danny Elfman
Performed by Oingo Boingo
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See it if you get the chance
21 March 2003 | by doctorgonzo23See all my reviews

I picked up this movie mainly out of curiosity. The front of the box looked interesting and the back only featured a long list of bands whose music is used in the movie; no mention of actors or plot summary. In many ways, it's a very typical 80's party movie seeing as it features:

i) a weak plot- this is the strange thing about a lot of 80's movies. The plot is so weird it totally blows any chance of the movie focusing on character development or virtually any other element. This particular movie is about a nerd (played beautifully by Eddie Deezen) who is trying to get revenge on surfers because they spiked his cola back in high school. His plan is a new drink, "Buzz Cola" that is designed to turn its drinkers into punk rock zombies.

ii) formula characters- another great feature of 80's movies. You've got suffer dudes, loose girlfriends, a fat guy famous for his eating ability, an evil genius nerd, zombies who look like George Michael from his leather days; etc. Deezen is probably the best cast of the bunch.

iii) female frontal nudity- show me an 80's movie without T&A and I'll... well, I don't know what I'd do, I doubt such a movie exists. It isn't exactly gratuitous here so don't expect a softcore porn fest.

iv) gross outs- from eating contests involving engine parts and dead fish, to an autopsy and a sandwich filled with "special" sauce.

All that being said, this movie is a lot of fun. It's a good movie to put on at a party because I'm sure alcohol would only add to its appeal. If you get a chance to cheaply rent it or buy it, it's no worse than a lot of other movies made around the same time. Give it a whirl.


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