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Phat Beach (1996)





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During a glorious Southern California summer, high school student Benny King (Jermaine "Huggy" Hopkins) is doing time flipping burgers. Benny's father wants him to learn the work ethic, rather than have him sit around the house all summer, dreaming and writing. It's not surprising, then, that when his old friend Durrell (Brian Hooks) comes by with a more attractive alternative, Benny jumps at it. When his family goes on vacation, Benny borrows his father's Mercedes and heads on down to the beach with Durrell. They have told themselves that they are there to sell beach-goers cheap sunglasses, but they are really there to party and hit on the girls. Rap and hip-hop performer Coolio, playing himself, has a brief performance.
R (adult situations/language, nudity)
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Jermaine Hopkins
as Benny King
Brian Hooks
as Durrel Jackson
Gregg Vance
as Mikey Z
Claudia Kaleem
as Candace Williams
Eric Fleeks
as Carl King
Erick Fleeks
as Carl King
Alma Collins
as Janet King
Candice Meredith
as Tasha King
Candice Merideth
as Tasha King
Sabrina De Pina
as Tanya Watkins
Sabrina DePina
as Watkins,Tanya
Jennifer Lucienne
as Denise Marie
as Himself
as Member of Y?N-Vee
as Member of Y?N-Vee
Jan Vayne
as Member of Y?N-Vee
as Member of Y?N-Vee
Lawrence J. Lejohn
as Hamburger Joint Manager
Devin De Ray
as Durrel's Stripper/Cheek Slapper
Glenise Brathwaite
as Benny's Stripper/Catholic Girl
Tamara Nicole Bennett
as Stripper on Pole
Sean Welton
as Strip Club Bouncer
Tanya Reid
as Ulga
Laura L. Weber
as Swedish Twin
Debora Ann
as Volleyball Sign-Up Girl
Domonique Garcia
as Army Girl
Kate Ann Haney
as Fat Woman in Hamburger Joint
Chad Edward McDaniel
as Volleyball Kid
as Dana
Paul Tranghese
as 2nd Cop
Scott Vener
as Volleyball Dude
Anelique Perrin
as Aquanetta
Tiara English
as Girl on Beach
Natalie Duvernay
as Girl on Beach
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Let Coolio fans be warned. He is in this movie for about 2 minutes. Also I'm pretty sure the director has never seen a volleyball game before. The best thing I can say about Phat Beach is that it was not nearly as terrible as I thought it would be.

Dan Mulhall
Dan Mulhall

I have seen it before and may even watch it again someday. It is funny and typically teens goes free and buddies screw up--show.

thought this was a pretty decent movie. The acting in some parts of the movie could have used a little work, but other then that i thought it was overall funny, and a decent movie.

Rebecca Hamby
Rebecca Hamby

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