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The Hustler of Muscle Beach (1980)

TV Movie | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

A slick promoter in the bodybuilding subculture of Venice Beach, California, finds what he considers a diamond in the rough: a dedicated but somewhat mentally challenged young man who wants to win bodybuilding championships, but needs some...See moreA slick promoter in the bodybuilding subculture of Venice Beach, California, finds what he considers a diamond in the rough: a dedicated but somewhat mentally challenged young man who wants to win bodybuilding championships, but needs some help and direction--and the promoter thinks he's just the one to do it. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com See less
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Tim Maschler (story) | David Smilow (screenplay) (story)
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Chuck Arnold (as Charles G. Arnold)
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Updated May 16, 1980

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May 16, 1980 (United States)

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26 cast members
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Richard Hatch
Nick Demec Nick Demec   See fewer
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Kay Lenz
Jenny O'Rourke Jenny O'Rourke   See fewer
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Jeanette Nolan
Rose MacIntosh Rose MacIntosh   See fewer
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Joe Santos
Barry Layton Barry Layton   See fewer
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Jack Carter
Mancusco Mancusco   See fewer
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Veronica Hamel
Sheila Dodge Sheila Dodge   See fewer
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Kenneth McMillan
Joseph Demec Joseph Demec   See fewer
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Franco Columbu
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Frank Zane
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Tim Kimber
Todd Nash Todd Nash   See fewer
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Bobby Van
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Walter Burke
Priest Priest   See fewer
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Paul Bartel
Director Director   See fewer
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Paul Bryar
Uncle Sam Uncle Sam   See fewer
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Steve Davis
Ken Rock Ken Rock   See fewer
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James Hong
Desk Clerk Desk Clerk   See fewer
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Don Hanmer
Car Salesman Car Salesman   See fewer
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Patti Jerome
Davidson Davidson   See fewer
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Larry Jacobs
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Stacy Bentley
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Claude Stern
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Lisa Lyon
Herself Herself   See fewer
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Lawrence Moran
Boy - Bike path (as Larry Moran) Boy - Bike path (as Larry Moran)   See fewer
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Jennifer Enskat
Skater (uncredited) Skater (uncredited)   See fewer
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5.7 / 10 | 31 votes