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Encyclopedia > Back to the Beach
Back to the Beach
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Directed by Lyndall Hobbs
Produced by Frank Mancuso Jr.
Written by James Komack, Bill L. Norton, Bruce Kirschbaum, Peter Krikes, Steve Meerson and Chris Thompson
Starring Frankie Avalon
Annette Funicello
Music by Steve Dorff
Cinematography Bruce Surtees
Editing by David Finter
Distributed by Paramount Pictures
Released August 7, 1988
First Screened {{{screened}}}
Running time 92 min.
Language English
Budget N/A
Preceded by {{{preceded_by}}}
Followed by {{{followed_by}}}
IMDb profile

Back to the Beach is a 1987 comedy film starring Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello, directed by Lyndall Hobbs. The original music score is composed by Steve Dorff. Frank Mancuso Junior is the son of former Paramount Pictures president Frank Mancuso Sr. ... Chris Thompson is an English singer known both for his work with Manfred Manns Earth Band and for his solo accomplishments. ... Francis Thomas Avallone (born September 18, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was an Italian-American actor and teen idol in the 1950s and early 1960s. ... Funicello on the Mickey Mouse Club. ... The Paramount Pictures logo used since 2003. ... August 7 is the 219th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (220th in leap years), with 146 days remaining. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... See also: 1986 in film, other events of 1987, 1988 in film, list of years in film. // Events May 9 - Actor Tom Cruise marries actress Mimi Rogers. ... Airplane! is considered by some critics to be one of the funniest movies of all time. ... Francis Thomas Avallone (born September 18, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was an Italian-American actor and teen idol in the 1950s and early 1960s. ... Funicello on the Mickey Mouse Club. ...


Plot summary

Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello are husband and wife living far from the surf and sand in Ohio. Heading to California to visit their daughter Sandi (Lori Loughlin), Frankie and Annette are appaulled to learn that she has been keeping time with punker Michael (Tommy Hinkley). In time-honored fashion, our hero and heroine set about to make the beach safe for funlovers everywhere by driving out Michael's unsavory friends. Along the way, Frankie nearly ruins his marriage by dallying Connie Stevens - one of several pop-culture icons appearing in the film, including Don Adams, Bob Denver, Alan Hale, Jr. Jerry Mathers, Tony Dow, Dick Dale, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Pee-wee Herman. Lori Loughlin Lori Anne Loughlin (born July 28, 1964 in Queens, New York, USA) is an American actress. ... Connie Stevens Connie Stevens (born August 8, 1938) is an American actress and singer. ... Don Adams, born Donald James Yarmy, (April 13, 1923 – September 25, 2005) was a New York City-born actor best known for his role as Maxwell Smart (Agent 86) in the TV situation comedy Get Smart (1965–1970, 1995), for which he also directed and wrote. ... Robert Bob Denver (January 9, 1935 – September 2, 2005) was a comedic actor best known for his role as Gilligan on the television series Gilligans Island. ... Alan Hale Jr. ... Jerry Mathers (born June 2, 1948 in Sioux City, Iowa, USA), is best known for his role in the television sitcom series Leave it to Beaver (1957-1963), in which he starred as Theodore Beaver Cleaver, a child living in a somewhat ideal family. ... Tony Dow (born April 13, 1945 in Hollywood, California, USA) was an American child actor and has also been a producer and director. ... Dick Dale Dick Dale (born Richard Anthony Mansour on May 4, 1937, in Quincy, Massachusetts) is a pioneer of surf rock and one of the most influential guitarists of the early 1960s. ... Stephen (Stevie) Ray Vaughan born in Dallas, Texas (October 3, 1954 – August 27, 1990) was an American blues guitar legend, known as one of the most influential electric blues musicians in history. ... Paul Reubens as Pee-wee Herman. ...


Main cast

Francis Thomas Avallone (born September 18, 1939 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was an Italian-American actor and teen idol in the 1950s and early 1960s. ... Funicello on the Mickey Mouse Club. ... Connie Stevens Connie Stevens (born August 8, 1938) is an American actress and singer. ... Lori Loughlin Lori Anne Loughlin (born July 28, 1964 in Queens, New York, USA) is an American actress. ... Paul Reubens as Pee-wee Herman. ...

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ust when you thought it was safe to go back in the water -- Annette and Frankie unfurl their beach blanket, and bingo, you're transported on a new wave of nostalgia, "Back to the Beach," where surf's still up and it's spoofing time.
"Back to the Beach" offers a fabulous smorgasbord of bikini-clad extras, but Annette, who promised Walt Disney she would never wear a bikini, is still not baring her bellybutton.
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