Movies like Muscle Beach Party

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Muscle Beach Party (1964)
 5.2
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Muscle Beach Party (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Local beach-goers find that their beach has been taken over by a businessman training a stable of body builders.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, psychotronic
Plot: beach, surfing, beach party, teenage life, teenage love, vengeance, best friends, youth, friends, romance, love triangle, contests and competitions, partners, love and romance, ambition, loss of virginity, rise and fall, young lovers, musician's life, nightlife, lifestyle, buddies, coming of age, rivalry, looking for sex ...
Time: 60s, 1960s

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Most similar movies to Muscle Beach Party

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and psychotronic films with plots about love and romance, friends, youth, beach, teenage life, romance and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Musical and Romance genres. Some movies like Muscle Beach Party: Back to the Beach (1987), Beach Blanket Bingo (1965), Bikini Beach (1964), How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965), Beach Ball (1965). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Back to the Beach (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Cowabunga! The surfing '60s ride into the new wave as Frankie and Annette star in this hip update of their old-time, good-time beach movies. With special appearances by Bob Denver, Tony Dow, Pee-Wee Herman, Jerry Mathers and other familiar ...
Style: parody, humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: family, looking for love, couple relations, looking for sex, eccentric family, love triangle, couples, friends, love and romance, coming of age, lifestyle, young lovers ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 60s
Place: california, usa, colorado, los angeles, united states ...
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100%
Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In the fourth of the highly successful Frankie and Annette beach party movies, a motorcycle gang led by Eric Von Zipper kidnaps singing star Sugar Kane managed by Bullets, who hires sky-diving surfers Steve and Bonnie from Big Drop for a publicity ...
Style: humorous, stylized, exciting, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: mermaid, romance, disorder, silly humor, love and romance, dishonesty, nothing goes right, buddies, young lovers, lifestyle, youth, couples ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 5.8
 2K
Beach Party (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Anthropology Professor Robert Orwell Sutwell and his secretary Marianne are studying the sex habits of teenagers. The surfing teens led by Frankie and Dee Dee don't have much sex but they sing, battle the motorcycle rats and mice led by Eric ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, feel good, cult film ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: beach, anthropologist, romance, culture clash, youth, friends, couples, silly humor, looking for sex, teenage life, innocence lost, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: california, usa, hawaii, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.5
 1K
Bikini Beach (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A millionaire sets out to prove his theory that his pet chimpanzee is as intelligent as the teenagers who hang out on the local beach, where he is intending to build a retirement home.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chase, surfing, beach, teenage life, gang, culture clash, golden years, youth, music, society, artists and showbiz, campaign ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: california, pacific ocean, new jersey, hawaii, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When he's stationed in Tahiti, a sailor hires a witch doctor to keep an eye on his girlfriend.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, offbeat, psychotronic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: nothing goes right, youth, satire, wizards and magicians, friends, couples, motorcycle chase, beach, disorder, couple relations, infidelity, motorcycle ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 80s
Place: pacific ocean, tahiti, france, polynesia, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.1
 171
Beach Ball (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Edd Byrnes tries to get an ethnic-music-studies grant to buy instruments for his rock and roll group.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, offbeat ...
Plot: beach, beach party, buddies, ambition, music, musician's life, mistaken identity, siblings relations, cons and scams, relationship vs career, rock, college ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.3
 694
Ski Party (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Remember the beach movies of the sixties? They're back! Well, not quite, but since Avalon, Hickman, and even Funicello appear in this one, it sure feels right. This time, though, read snow instead of sand and you got it. Ski lodge, to be ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, psychotronic
Plot: skiing, looking for love, romance, love and romance, youth, buddies, looking for sex, switching roles, teenage life, rock, resort, friends ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.1
 475
Fireball 500 (1966)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Stock car racer Dave Owens plays into the hands of whiskey runners by agreeing to drive in a cross-country road race.
Style: rough, humorous, realistic, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, ambition, chases and races, crimes, teenage life, cons and scams, love triangle, on the road, beach, cross country, special agents, contests and competitions ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, los angeles, north carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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National Lampoon Presents: Endless Bummer (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: From National Lampoon, the masters of raunchy comedy, comes a summer tale of beers, babes, and bros! In the surf town of Ventura, California, JD's surf board is stolen by a surfer from Los Angeles...a crime that cannot go unpunished. Gathering ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, fight, surfing, juvenile delinquency, partners, follow your dream, teenage love, teenage life, high school, youth, best friends, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.4
 424
The Graduates (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Four friends head to Senior Week in Ocean City, Maryland, to celebrate high school graduation.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, sex comedy
Plot: beach, satire, teenage love, teenage life, young lovers, buddies, youth, nothing goes right, love and romance, best friends, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.0
 295
Hot Summer (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: East Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The 1968 East German film Heißer Sommer brought six million East Germans into the theaters and today is regarded as one of the greatest DEFA films. Actors Frank Schobel and Chris Doerk were made famous from the film.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, holiday, summer, teenage life, teenage love, love triangle, love and romance, romance, lifestyle, beach, friends, disorder ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: europe, germany, german democratic republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.0
 892
Phat Beach (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A hefty homeboy borrows his dad's Mercedes and goes to the beach with his friends for wild sun & fun.
Style: semi serious, humorous, light, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, juvenile delinquency, love and romance, best friends, lifestyle, society, obesity, nothing goes right, gangsters, hip hop, high school, destiny ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Teenage Millionaire (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A teenager whose father is a millionaire radio station owner secretly records a song and plays it on one of his father's stations. It becomes a hit.
Style: sexual, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: buddies, love and romance, celebrity culture, rock, radio show, ambition, rising to stardom, youth, follow your dream, artists and showbiz, musician's life, friends ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 2.2
 5K
Surf School (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A rag-tag bunch of seniors, complete outsiders at their surf-crazed Laguna Beach High School, decide to crash the biggest team surf contest. In order to prevail, however, they must do one important thing...learn to surf! We're taking your ...
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, high school, friendship, teenage life, teenage love, lifestyle, ambition, love affair, buddies, contests and competitions, youth, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa, costa rica
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.5
 635
Malibu Beach (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Day or night, it's a hot and wild summer at Malibu Beach. When the sun is high, it's Dina's (Kim Lankford) job to patrol the area. Being the hot new lifeguard on duty isn't as easy as you'd think -- there's the older, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sexual, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, cruising, cruise, swimming, seduction, vacation, summer, twentysomething life, when the parents are away, high school life, rock, teenage life ...
Time: 70s
Place: malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Girls on the Beach (1965)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: The girls of Alpha Beta need to raise $10,000 in two weeks to save the sorority house. Among their schemes to raise the funds are a beauty contest, a newspaper puzzle, and a baking contest. But when three guys hit the beach with love on their minds, ...
Style: humorous, stylized, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: beach, student life, riddles and clues, friendship, college life, gender bending, ocean, college, rock, teenage life, disorder, friends ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
From Justin to Kelly (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A lonely, sexually repressed man. A depressed woman. A summer camp. On this fateful night, they will meet... and their hearts will become one.
Style: humorous, feel good, light, sexy, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, beach, lifestyle, best friends, dancing, youth, vacation, music, relationships, teenage love, teenage life, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, florida, miami, pennsylvania, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Viva Las Vegas (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Lucky Jackson arrives in town with his car literally in tow ready for the first Las Vegas Grand Prix - once he has the money to buy an engine. He gets the cash easily enough but mislays it when the pretty swimming pool manageress takes his mind off ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: rock, romance, oldies, surfing, fall in love, instructor, couples, friends, lifestyle, ambition, partners, buddies ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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 6.1
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Blue Hawaii (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Chad Gates has just gotten out of the Army, and is happy to be back in Hawaii with his surf-board, his beach buddies, and his girlfriend.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, intense ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: surfing, tour guide, family business, love and romance, starting over, partners, parents and children, fall in love, dancing, happy ending, husband wife relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, future, 80s
Place: hawaii, usa, honolulu hawaii, polynesia, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Death of a Dynasty (2003)
Genre: Musical, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A story which centers around Dave Katz, a journalist at a hip-hop magazine who is sent on assignment to uncover the often comedic underworld of Roc-a-Fella Records run by Damon Dash and Jay-Z.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, talky, witty
Plot: hip hop, musician's life, showbiz, journalism, lifestyle, desire for fame, crimes, buddies, rise and fall, media, ambition, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
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Girl Happy (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A Chicago mobster hires a rock and roll singer and his band to keep an eye on his daughter during Spring Break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Style: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nightclub, spring break, friendship, twentysomething life, showbiz, forbidden love, looking for sex, down on your luck, rock, fall in love, adolescence vs adulthood, looking for love ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, florida, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.2
 650
The Weekend (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the spirit of "Superbad" and "Dazed and Confused," "The Weekend" relishes the moments that made being a teenager so excruciatingly painful and fantastic. Over the course of a single weekend, various teenagers ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, buddies, lifestyle, high school life, youth, college, college life, teenage life, prank, nightlife, romance, teenage love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Ride the Wild Surf (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of friends go to Hawaii during the height of surfing season, to compete with other surf bums and find girlfriends along the way.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, psychotronic
Plot: sport, surfer, beach, surfing, friends, twentysomething life, siblings relations, youth, coming of age, ambition, lifestyle, romance ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: hawaii, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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For Those Who Think Young (1964)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Surfing college students hang out at a club watching comedian Uncle Woody and drinking Pepsis. Rich playboy "Ding" Pruitt falls for Sandy Palmer. His grandfather tries to have the club closed but is exposed as an ex-bootlegger.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, captivating ...
Plot: college, beach, pepsi, teenage life, school, fall in love, rock, looking for sex, wooing, teaching the ways of the world, adolescence vs adulthood, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Gidget Goes Hawaiian (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Francis is desperate: her parents want to force her to come with them on vacation to Hawaii - just during the two weeks when her beloved "Moondoggy" is home from College. When he suggests her to go for it, she's even more in panic - ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, psychotronic
Plot: beach, youth, surfing, underdog, social differences, friendship, fall in love, island, siblings relations, college, office, teenage life ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Bye Bye Birdie (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A singer goes to a small town for a performance before he is drafted
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, satirical
Plot: small town, ballet, farce, turtle, songwriter, secretary, singer, ambition, artists and showbiz, goofy hero, contests and competitions, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: ohio, usa, washington d.c., new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Paradise, Hawaiian Style (1966)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Blacklisted by the major airlines for endlessly chasing female staff, pilot Rick Richards returns to Hawaii to set up a helicopter charter company with his friend Danny. Having a girl on every island is a good way to get business but it becomes ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, realistic, psychotronic
Audience: date night
Plot: family business, rock, nightlife, oldies, wooing, fall in love, anti hero, romance, rescue, underdog, love and romance, odd couple ...
Time: 60s
Place: hawaii, usa, honolulu hawaii
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Costa Rican Summer (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A titillating teen comedy, a young surfer and his friends head to Costa Rica to save his beautiful aunt's beach motel, resurrect an old surf champion and find enough waves and women to make for a totally tasty time.
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, not serious ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: beach, youth, friends, teenage life, lifestyle, surfer, sexuality, friendship, looking for sex, couples, hotel, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: costa rica, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Teen Beach Movie (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Cowabunga! Catch a perfect wave of fun in the sun, splashed with excitement, surprises and budding romance. Life's a beach for surfers Brady (Ross Lynch) and McKenzie (Maia Mitchell) – until a rogue wave magically transports them inside the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, sentimental
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: teenage life, teenage love, summer, rivalry, surfer, parallel world, time travel, self confidence, disorder, getting home, dancing, escapades ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1962, 21st century ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
The Breakdance Kid (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In 1984, loser pizza guy Whitey Johnson is run over by a semi truck on live television, making him a local hero. The world watches as Whitey vows to not only walk again but to win his town's breakdance competition. Whitey struggles to conquer ...
Style: touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, dancer's life, ambition, lifestyle, follow your dream, love and romance, rivalry, hopes, youth, romance, contests and competitions, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%