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The Boatniks (1970)

G
99 min | Family, Comedy

Young and awkward, U.S. Coast Guard Ensign Thomas Garland suffers from constant comparison with his late father, a war hero. Thomas falls for pretty Kate Fairchild, a young woman who runs a sailing school. Thomas's awkward attempts to ...See moreYoung and awkward, U.S. Coast Guard Ensign Thomas Garland suffers from constant comparison with his late father, a war hero. Thomas falls for pretty Kate Fairchild, a young woman who runs a sailing school. Thomas's awkward attempts to makes moves on Kate repeatedly backfire, and things go from bad to worse when a trio of clumsy jewel thieves interferes. Written by Guy Bellinger See less
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Writers
Arthur Julian (screen story and screenplay) | Martin Roth (story) (as Marty Roth)
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William E. Snyder (as William Snyder)
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$18,607,492
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Jul 1, 1970 (United States)

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21 cast members
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Robert Morse
Ensign Garland Ensign Garland   See fewer
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Phil Silvers
Harry Simmons Harry Simmons   See fewer
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Wally Cox
Jason Jason   See fewer
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Don Ameche
Commander Taylor Commander Taylor   See fewer
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Joey Forman
Lt. Jordan Lt. Jordan   See fewer
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Vito Scotti
Pepe Galindo Pepe Galindo   See fewer
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Tom Lowell
Wagner Wagner   See fewer
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Bob Hastings
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Sammy Jackson
Garlotti Garlotti   See fewer
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Joe E. Ross
Nutty Sailor Nutty Sailor   See fewer
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Midori
Chiyoko Kuni Chiyoko Kuni   See fewer
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Kelly Thordsen
Motorcycle Cop Motorcycle Cop   See fewer
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Gil Lamb
Mr. Mitchell Mr. Mitchell   See fewer
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Shaaron Claridge
Police Dispatcher (voice) (uncredited) Police Dispatcher (voice) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Florence Halop
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Denise Lynn
Girl on Boat (uncredited) Girl on Boat (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.5 / 10 | 632 votes