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Side Out (1990)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 30 March 1990 (USA)
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A law student comes to California for the summer and ends up playing professional volleyball.

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Peter Israelson

Writer:

David Thoreau
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
C. Thomas Howell ... Monroe Clark
Peter Horton ... Zack Barnes
Courtney Thorne-Smith ... Samantha
Harley Jane Kozak ... Kate Jacobs
Christopher Rydell ... Wiley Hunter
Terry Kiser ... Uncle Max
Randy Stoklos Randy Stoklos ... Rollo Vincent
Sinjin Smith Sinjin Smith ... Billy
Tony Burton ... Louie
Kathy Ireland ... Marie
Martha Velez Martha Velez ... Mrs. Salazar
Bebe Louie ... Maid
Lynna Hopwood Lynna Hopwood ... Law Office Receptionist
Ollie Lake Ollie Lake ... Security Lady
Skip O'Brien ... Policeman
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Storyline

Midwestern law student comes to California for summer work. Instead, hangs out at the beach and chases waitresses. Meets up with a washed-up King of the Beach, and the rookie wins the biggest tournament of the year in only his second tournament. Written by Todd Christensen <todd.christensen@atlantaga.ncr.com>

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Summer just got a lot hotter!

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Comedy | Drama | Romance | Sport

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PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 March 1990 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Atemloser Sommer See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$449,868
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

When Monroe pops the champagne at the pool while Samantha is swimming in the pool, he pours a glass that is bubbling over the top. A split-second later he walks towards the pool, and the champagne is completely void of bubbles. See more »

Connections

References A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984) See more »

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GOOD LIFE
Written by Kevin Saunderson, Paris Grey & Roy Holman
Performed by Inner City
Courtesy of 10 Records Ltd.
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Best V-Ball Movie EVAR!
15 June 2004 | by kiron-1See all my reviews

This is one of the truly great volleyball movies of all time. Not that I can think of any other volleyball movies that were released. Anyway, I thoroughly enjoyed it when I first saw it. Remember, this came out in 1990, so of course it may not be up to par with todays standards of movies, but the same could be said about the original Star Wars trilogy. This movie is what got me into volleyball back in the day (my high school years). I'd recommend it to anyone. In fact, it comes out on DVD in early July. It's at least worth the rent! I'd give it 9 out of 10 stars.


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