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California Girls (1985)

A New Jersey auto mechanic travels to California to find the girl of his dreams and woos a bikini fashion model while the time quarreling with her high-powered manager and avoiding his New Jersey girlfriend who comes looking for him.

Director:

Rick Wallace

Writer:

Charles Rosin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robby Benson ... Nathan Bowzer
Martin Mull ... Elliot
Charles Rocket ... Barry
Ernie Hudson ... Ernie
Tawny Kitaen ... Karen Malone
Doris Roberts ... Mrs. Bowzer
Zsa Zsa Gabor ... Zsa Zsa Gabor
Martha Longley Martha Longley ... Heather
Norman Alden ... Mr. Pegem
Bobby Kelton Bobby Kelton ... Yuppie
Rick Lieberman Rick Lieberman ... Craig
Lynn Tufeld Lynn Tufeld ... Natalie
Robert Parucha Robert Parucha ... Corky
Robert Pastorelli ... Mechanic
Robert Firth ... Sean
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A New Jersey auto mechanic travels to California to find the girl of his dreams and woos a bikini fashion model while the time quarreling with her high-powered manager and avoiding his New Jersey girlfriend who comes looking for him.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Certificate:

Unrated
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 March 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Des filles de rêve See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

ABC Circle Films See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Robert Firth, who plays Sean in the film, would go on to co-star with Robby Benson in the first incarnation of the CBS television pilot, Tough Cookies. Ironically, Robert Pastorelli would work with Firth on future projects too - co-starring with Firth in Tough Cookies and yet another CBS project - Sons of Gunz. See more »

Quotes

Nathan Bowzer: This looks like New Jersey.
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This needs to be on DVD and Blue-Ray
11 February 2015 | by maree-427-760697See all my reviews

This comedy movie has an all star cast which is why it is puzzling that it is not available anywhere on video, DVD and/or Blu-Ray. It is a great comedy displaying the stereotype between the laid-back style of the California West to the fast-paced style of the New Jersey/ NY East. When Robbie Benson goes out to L.A. to meet the girl of his dreams, he has all the preconceived notions of what it will be like and find in California. It is a very funny and enjoyable movie to watch. It stars Robbie Benson, Tawny Kitaen, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Martin Mull, Doris Roberts who plays the mom in the show Everybody Loves Raymond. Will some movie studio PLEASE put this out on DVD.


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