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Wild On The Beach (1965)

Run-of-the-mill Beach Movie with a group of teenage girls inadvertently renting the same beach house as a group of teenage boys . . ....

Where The Boys Are (1960)

George Hamilton, Dolores Hart, Paula Prentiss and Jim Hutton star in this silly musical, about college boys and girls in search of romance during...

Winter A Go-Go (1965)

Jeff Forrester (William Wellman Jr, son of the famous director) inherits a ski lodge at Lake Tahoe. With the help of his friend and promotion director...

Pajama Party (1964)

One of those kitsch 1960s Californian beach party movies which began with Beach Party (1963). In this one, Tommy Kirk plays a Martian scout sent to Earth...

Out Of Sight (1966)

A spy's butler plans to follow in his employer's footsteps by tackling the case of a mad scientist at the beach. Out Of Sight was one...

Girls On The Beach, The (1965)

Selma (Noreen Corcoran), Cynthia (Linda Marshall), and Betty (Nancy Spry) are trying to raise money to save their sorority house (Alpha Beta) when they run...

Ski Party (1965)

An amiable, if vastly inferior take on Some Like it Hot (1959), set in a ski resort where college chums Frankie Avalon and Dwayne Hickman...

How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965)

"It's the "Cycle Rats" vs "The Bikini's" on bikes - Thrills and Spills in the wildest motorcycle race ever run" With Frankie away on Naval...

Muscle Beach Party (1964)

The original Beach Party (1963) was a big teen success, so the producers came up with this lacklustre sequel. When a new gym - managed by...

Ghost in the Invisible Bikini, The (1966)

The Ghost In The Invisible Bikini was a wild beach party romp in which a motorcycle gang gets involved with a Frankenstein's monster type at a haunted...

Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)

"The Beach Party gang goes sky diving" This 1965 addition to the beach movie franchise from American International Pictures (AIP) singing star Sugar Kane (Linda...

Beach Party (1963)

"It's what happens when 10,000 kids meet on 5,000 Beach Blankets!" An anthropologist studying the sex habits of young people finds himself in the middle...

Beach Ball (1965)

"Those surf ridin', skin divin', sky jumpin', drag racin', beach bashin' boys and their bikini beauties . . . in a blast of a...

Back To The Beach (1987)

It's hard to imagine who Lyndall Hobbs thought would love her parody of early sixties beach movies like How To Stuff A Wild Bikini (1965) and Beach Blanket...

Annette Funicello

Born on 22 October 1942, Annette Funicello became an overnight sensation in 1955 when she first appeared on a new afternoon TV show, at...

Beach Movies

The rise of Surf Music in the early 60s, coupled with the general surfing craze that was sweeping the USA, inevitably began to spawn...

Bikini Beach (1964)

Another surf-and-sand-and-teenagers episode from American International where, once again, Dee Dee (Annette Funicello) and Frankie (Frankie Avalon) supply the romance and the songs. Frankie's rival...

Gidget (1959)

Sixteen-year-old Frances Lawrence (pert blonde, blue-eyed screen newcomer Sandra Dee at her most innocent) is the film's title character, christened 'Gidget' by her friends...

It’s a Bikini World (1967)

Mike Samson (Tommy Kirk), the big man on his southern California beach and the object of desire of every girl on the beach, falls...

Ski Fever (1966)

An Austrian-Yugoslavian attempt at a frothy Beach Party-style ski movie with music and songs by AIP’s Hemric and Styner duo who did the music...

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