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Don't Make Waves (1967)

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97 min | Comedy

New York tourist Tony Curtis falls asleep on a Southern California beach on his first night in the West and wakes up to The New Phantasmagoria--catamarans, surfers (including a dog), bodybuilders, acrobats, motorcycle chicken races, a nut ...See moreNew York tourist Tony Curtis falls asleep on a Southern California beach on his first night in the West and wakes up to The New Phantasmagoria--catamarans, surfers (including a dog), bodybuilders, acrobats, motorcycle chicken races, a nut fishing in the shallows . . . and Sharon Tate as a skydiver named Malibu who gives Curtis the rapture of artificial respiration when he is conked on the head by a flying surfboard. This is the '60s American Dream: youth and beauty and money and sex in Southern California. Go west, all men. Written by alfiehitchie See less
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Writers
Ira Wallach (screenplay) (novel "Muscle Beach") | George Kirgo (screenplay) | Maurice Richlin (adaptation)
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Updated Jun 9, 1967

Release date
Jun 9, 1967 (United States)

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71 cast members
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Tony Curtis
Carlo Cofield Carlo Cofield   See fewer
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Claudia Cardinale
Laura Califatti Laura Califatti   See fewer
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Robert Webber
Rod Prescott Rod Prescott   See fewer
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Joanna Barnes
Diane Prescott Diane Prescott   See fewer
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Sharon Tate
Malibu Malibu   See fewer
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David Draper
Harry Hollard Harry Hollard   See fewer
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Mort Sahl
Sam Lingonberry Sam Lingonberry   See fewer
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Dub Taylor
Electrician Electrician   See fewer
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Ann Elder
Millie Gunder Millie Gunder   See fewer
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Chester Yorton
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Reg Lewis
Monster Monster   See fewer
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Marc London
Fred Barker Fred Barker   See fewer
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Douglas Henderson
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Mary Grace Canfield
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Breena Howard
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Edgar Bergen
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Paul Barselou
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George Tyne
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Sharon Barker
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Mel Berger
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John Boyer
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Tom Curtis
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Duant King
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China Lee
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Arthur Tovey
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Mike Townsend
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Louis Wolfe
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6.1 / 10 | 1,236 votes