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Psycho Beach Party (2000)

Unrated | | Comedy, Horror, Mystery | September 2001 (USA)
Spoof of 1960's Beach Party/Gidget surfing movies mixed with slasher horror films stars Lauren Ambrose as Florence Forrest, a not-so-innocent girl in 1960's Malibu who becomes "Chicklet" ... See full summary »

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3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Kimberley Davies ...
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Lars
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Danni Wheeler ...
Berdine
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Yo Yo
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Provoloney
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Nathan Bexton ...
T.J.
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Junior
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Cookie
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Storyline

Spoof of 1960's Beach Party/Gidget surfing movies mixed with slasher horror films stars Lauren Ambrose as Florence Forrest, a not-so-innocent girl in 1960's Malibu who becomes "Chicklet" the first girl surfer at Malibu Beach, only Florence suffers from dissociative identity disorder and occasionally her alter ego Ann Bowman, a sexually aggressive, foul-speaking girl, comes out in which during that time several beach goers are found murdered. The suspects include Chicklet herself, surfer Kanaka, B-horror film actress Bettina Barnes, exchange student Lars, and even Chicklet's own mother. Written by Matthew Patay

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Party till you drop. Dead.

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Comedy | Horror | Mystery

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Unrated | See all certifications »

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September 2001 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Horror na Praia Psicodélica  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,359 (USA) (6 August 2000)

Gross:

$265,107 (USA) (10 December 2000)
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Trivia

The sequence where Monica, Lars and Chicklet are standing on movie screen at the drive-in was 'Charles Busch''s first day of shooting. See more »

Goofs

When Marvel Ann gets her bikini bottoms torn off a flesh patch between her legs is briefly visible. See more »

Quotes

Captain Monica Stark: Mrs. Forrest, what were you doing at 9 PM last night?
Mrs. Forrest: What any woman should be doing at 9 PM. Needlepoint!
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Connections

References The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920) See more »

Soundtracks

Bombasteroid
Written by Milt Reder
Performed by Four Piece Suit
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Very Good Movie. PERIOD.
6 August 2000 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

A great movie with a lot of great performances by the cast. Especially Lauren Ambrose (Florence/Chicklet), who after seeing this movie, definitely deserves a lot more recognition. Recognition, I hope, that comes soon. Same goes to the whole cast also, who really made this low budget beach movie into my eyes, a hit. So please, if you have time, and live in New York, stop by to watch this great movie. You won't be disappointed.


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