Watch: Beach Balls 1988 123movies, Full Movie Online – Charlie Harrison dreams of being a rock star and, with the help of friends and a gang of local toughs, he arranges a concert in his house for a big time record producer, or at least that is what Charlie thought he was arranging..
Plot: Charlie Harrison dreams of being a rock star and, with the help of friends and a gang of local toughs, he arranges a concert in his house for a big time record producer, or at least that is what Charlie thought he was arranging.
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Doug? Lifeguard Doug? I didn’t recognize you without your beach.
A late-night classic that I only wish was on more often. Low budget with an exaggerated plot typical to 80’s B-movies, Beach Balls offers exactly what you want to see: mindless yet quoteable entertainment. Beach Balls is one of those movies that you’ll watch again and again on cable, or even after taping to VHS, but if you were to see it in a theater, you’d walk away disappointed. This is why I’ve limited myself to viewing only special/Oscar favorite movies in a theater.
Beach Balls will leave you walking away with a whole new appreciation for ordering a lemon wedge with your water at your favorite restaurant.
A Young Man Chasing His Dreams
“Charlie Harrison” (Phillip Paley) is a nice young man who wants to be a guitarist in a rock group but recently got into trouble for driving a car that he didn’t know was stolen. As a result his mother no longer has any faith or confidence in him and his older sister “Kathleen” (Leslie Danon) feeds into that by belittling him at every opportunity. Additionally, he has a crush on a pretty girl named “Wendy” (Heidi Helmer) but can’t seem to make any headway with her because she has a brother named “Doug” (Tod Bryant) who refuses to allow any guys to get close to her. To make matters even worse, Wendy is intensely attracted to a young musician named “Keith” (Douglas R, Starr) who plays in a rock band and because of that she isn’t romantically inclined for Charlie at all. Yet, in spite of all of that, he isn’t one to give up and with help from his good friend “Scully” (Steven Tash) comes up with a grand scheme to turn things around. Now rather than reveal any more I will just say that this turned out to be a fairly typical “beach film” produced in the 80’s which tended to be somewhat low on comedy but still entertaining to a certain degree. Likewise, the fact that this was a Roger Cormen production greatly explains the low-budget nature of the film as well. Be that as it may, while this wasn’t a particularly good film by any means it wasn’t that bad and for that reason I have rated it as only slightly below average.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 17 min (77 min), 1 hr 22 min (82 min) (DVD)
Director Joe Ritter
Writer David Rocklin
Actors Phillip Paley, Heidi Helmer, Steven Tash
Country United States
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Stereo
Aspect Ratio 1.37 : 1
Film Length N/A
Negative Format 35 mm
Cinematographic Process N/A
Printed Film Format 35 mm