Beach Blanket Bingo (1965) - Rotten Tomatoes

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Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)




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Movie Info

Part of American-International's "Beach Party" series, Beach Blanket Bingo was directed by William Asher. Frankie (Frankie Avalon) briefly deserts Dee Dee (Annette Funicello) in favor of pop star Sugar Kane (Linda Evans). Also around and about is a mermaid, appropriately named Lorelei (Marta Kristen). Scurrilous cycle gang leader Eric Von Zipper (Harvey Lembeck) finds time to sing a tune, while Paul Lynde sneers a lot, Don Rickles insults a lot, Buster Keaton mimes a lot, and columnist Earl Wilson lets everybody know who he is by exclaiming "That's Earl, brother." The whole cast rushes to the rescue when South Dakota Slim (Timothy Carey) binds the lovely Sugar Kane to a buzzsaw.

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Linda Evans
as Sugar Kane
Deborah Walley
as Bonnie Graham
Harvey Lembeck
as Eric Von Zipper
John Ashley
as Steve Gordon
Jody McCrea
as Bonehead
Timothy Carey
as South Dakota Slim
Don Rickles
as Big Drop
Andy Romano
as Rat Pack
Paul Lynde
as Bullets
Earl Wilson
as Himself
Jerry Brutsche
as Rat Pack Member
John Macchia
as Rat Pack Member
Bob Harvey
as Rat Pack Member
Myrna Ross
as Rat Pack Member
Ed Garner
as Beach Boy
Guy Hemric
as Beach Boy
Duane Ament
as Beach Boy
Brian Wilson
as Beach Boy
Mickey Dora
as Beach Boy
Ned Wynn
as Beach Boy
Mary Beth Hughes
as Beach Girl
Salli Sachse
as Beach Girl
Luree Holmes
as Beach Girl
Laura Nicholson
as Beach Girl
Darlene Lucht
as Beach Girl
Frank Alesia
as Beach Boy
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Critic Reviews for Beach Blanket Bingo

All Critics (11)

If this one is considered the best in the series, I'd hate to see the others.

June 14, 2020 | Rating: C- | Full Review…

How anyone can be in a bad mood after they watch this would be beyond me. A great cult classic!

May 6, 2014 | Rating: 4/4 | Full Review…

Easily the most consistently entertaining movie in the [beach party] series.

August 12, 2013 | Rating: 7/10 | Full Review…

Bingo never slows down, never misses a beat, never stops being anything but great, great fun.

May 5, 2013 | Full Review…

Silly, but so campy fluff with Annette and Frankie.

July 28, 2006 | Rating: 3/5

Audience Reviews for Beach Blanket Bingo

Yes, it's another predictable, silly, stupid "Beach" movie! No surprises here.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer

I'm not going to hide it, I dug this film a lot. If swingin' music, hot chicks in bikinis, pansy ass biker gangs, mermaids and wacky high jinks are up your alley; I think you'll like it too.

Ken Stachnik
Ken Stachnik

Super Reviewer


Leo L
Leo L

Super Reviewer

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