Search results for "Frankie Avalon"


Back to the Beach (1987) RT 71% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Jun 2004

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Lyndall Hobbs
CAST:  Frankie Avalon  •  Annette Funicello  •  Lori Loughlin  •  Tommy Hinkley

Beach Party (1963) RT 43% / Audience 42%

DVD release: Sep 2000

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  William Asher
CAST:  Robert Cummings  •  Dorothy Malone  •  Frankie Avalon  •  Annette Funicello

Grease (1978) RT 77% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Sep 2002

Australian good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. But when they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to ...  (more)

GENRES: Romance
DIRECTION:  Randal Kleiser
CAST:  John Travolta  •  Olivia Newton-John  •  Stockard Channing  •  Jeff Conaway

Pajama Party (1964) RT 33% / Audience 33%

DVD release: Sep 2000

A Martian teenager sent to prepare for an invasion falls in love with an Earth girl.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Don Weis
CAST:  Tommy Kirk  •  Annette Funicello  •  Elsa Lanchester  •  Harvey Lembeck

Panic in Year Zero! (1962)

While on a fishing trip, Harry Baldwin (Ray Milland) and his family hear an explosion and realize that Los Angeles has been leveled by a nuclear attack. Looters and killers ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Ray Milland
CAST:  Ray Milland  •  Jean Hagen  •  Frankie Avalon  •  Mary Mitchel

The Alamo (1960) RT 50% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Dec 2000

The legendary true story of a small band of soldiers who sacrificed their lives in hopeless combat against a massive army in order to prevent a tyrant from smashing the new ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Adventure • Drama • History • Western
DIRECTION:  John Wayne
CAST:  John Wayne  •  Richard Widmark  •  Laurence Harvey  •  Frankie Avalon

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1961) RT 75% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Jun 2007

The crew of an atomic submarine battle to save the world from global destruction.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Irwin Allen
CAST:  Walter Pidgeon  •  Joan Fontaine  •  Barbara Eden  •  Peter Lorre

Bikini Beach (1964) RT Audience 39%

DVD release: Sep 2000

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Asher
CAST:  Frankie Avalon  •  Annette Funicello  •  Timothy Carey  •  Martha Hyer

How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965) RT Audience 36%

DVD release: May 2001

When he's stationed in Tahiti, a sailor hires a witch doctor to keep an eye on his girlfriend.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  William Asher
CAST:  Annette Funicello  •  Dwayne Hickman  •  Brian Donlevy  •  Harvey Lembeck

Ski Party (1965) RT Audience 34%

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, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  Alan Rafkin
CAST:  Frankie Avalon  •  Dwayne Hickman  •  Deborah Walley  •  Yvonne Craig




Skidoo (1968) RT 36% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Apr 2014

Ex-gangster Tony Banks is called out of retirement by mob kingpin God to carry out a hit on fellow mobster "Blue Chips" Packard. When Banks demurs, God kidnaps his daughter ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Otto Preminger
CAST:  Jackie Gleason  •  Carol Channing  •  Frankie Avalon  •  Fred Clark

Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) RT 80% / Audience 53%

DVD release: Jun 2001

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 ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music
DIRECTION:  William Asher
CAST:  Frankie Avalon  •  Annette Funicello  •  Deborah Walley  •  Harvey Lembeck

Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine (1965) RT 29% / Audience 46%

DVD release: Jun 2001

In this campy spy movie spoof Dr. Goldfoot (Vincent Price) has invented an army of bikini-clad robots who are programmed to seek out wealthy men and charm them into signing ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Vincent Price  •  Frankie Avalon  •  Dwayne Hickman  •  Jack Mullaney

The Castilian (1963)

Also released as Valley of the Swords, this lugubrious US/Spanish co-production features the usual mid-1960s "tax shelter" international cast. Broderick Crawford plays a ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama
DIRECTION:  Javier Setó
CAST:  Espartaco Santoni  •  Frankie Avalon  •  Cesar Romero  •  Tere Velázquez

I'll Take Sweden (1965) RT Audience 32%

DVD release: Aug 2003

Bob Holcomb will do anything to stop his daughter JoJo from tying the knot with her lazy boyfriend, even move her all the way to Sweden! But once they're "safely" out of the ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Bob Hope  •  Tuesday Weld  •  Frankie Avalon  •  Dina Merrill

Drums of Africa (1963)

DVD release: Mar 2009

A man about to receive his employer's railway construction site, until a woman is captured by slave traders.  (more)

GENRES: Adventure
DIRECTION:  James B. Clark
CAST:  Frankie Avalon  •  Lloyd Bochner  •  Mariette Hartley  •  Torin Thatcher

The Take (1974) RT 90% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Feb 2006

A policeman in New Mexico takes payoff money but still manages to go after a racketeer.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Documentary • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Hartford-Davis
CAST:  Billy Dee Williams  •  Eddie Albert  •  Frankie Avalon  •  Sorrell Booke

Sergeant Dead Head (1965)

An astronaut goes into space with a chimpanzee. When they return to Earth after their orbit, it is discovered that the chimp has the brains of the astronaut, and the astronaut ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Norman Taurog
CAST:  Frankie Avalon  •  Deborah Walley  •  Cesar Romero  •  Fred Clark

The Haunted House of Horror (1969)

Teenagers gathered in an old mansion are being murdered one by one. The survivors must discover who among them is the killer before he finishes off everybody.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Michael Armstrong
CAST:  Frankie Avalon  •  Jill Haworth  •  Dennis Price  •  Mark Wynter

Sail a Crooked Ship (1961)

A bungling burglar, determined to go down in the annals of crime as a genius, steals a ship in New York in order to rob a bank in Boston.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Irving Brecher
CAST:  Robert Wagner  •  Dolores Hart  •  Ernie Kovacs  •  Frankie Avalon