Sunday, August 25, 2013
MALIBU BEACH (1978)
There's this bully character named Dugan(played by Steve Oliver who was also the lead baddie in MOTOR PSYCHO) in the movie THE VAN, which was also made by Crown International Pictures, and he returns here a year later in this, so I guess that makes this a sorta sequel to THE VAN. He seems more like he stepped out of the 1950's though since he now wears a leather-jacket and rides a motorcycle( I guess it was the Fonzie influence at the time). Unfortunately Dugan isn't the main character in this because most of the other folks are your standard teens looking to get laid and they're not all that interesting. In fact the whole movie is just a plot-less bunch of scenes of summer-fun/beach-hijinks that don't really go anywhere but there are worse things you could watch. There are lots of boobs mostly thanks to a dog who's trained to snatch bathing-suit tops, a super-fake looking JAWS-rip-off scene to end it all and Dugan finally gets the girl, giving hope to bullying muscle-head creeps everywhere.