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Overboard (1978)

Attractive, affluent married couple Mitch and Lindy Garrison sail their yacht to Tahiti to recharge their relationship and add spice to their upper-middle-class lives.

Director:

John Newland

Writers:

Hank Searls (novel), Hank Searls (teleplay)
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Cast

Credited cast:
Angie Dickinson ... Lindy Garrison
Cliff Robertson ... Mitch Garrison
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Acajou Acajou ... Fisherman
Joan Cox Joan Cox ... Joan
Coco Dexter Coco Dexter ... Parts Proprietor
Yves Doom Yves Doom ... Taarii
Andrew Duggan ... Dugan
Gary Edwards Gary Edwards ... Klaus
Stephen Elliott Stephen Elliott ... Shawn
Jim Fox Jim Fox ... Yacht Crew, Dancer
Skip Homeier ... Dr. Medlow
Inez Lombard Inez Lombard ... Tiari
Tumara Robinson Tumara Robinson ... Mahura
Christina Shigedomi Christina Shigedomi ... Drug Store Clerk
Michael Strong ... Bernie Bertelli
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Attractive, affluent married couple Mitch and Lindy Garrison sail their yacht to Tahiti to recharge their relationship and add spice to their upper-middle-class lives.

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bikini | based on novel | See All (2) »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 September 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A la deriva See more »

Filming Locations:

Tahiti, French Polynesia

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Acajou (playing the Fisherman) was a chef and restaurateur in Tahiti when this film was shot. His restaurant "Acajou's" is called "Papeete's most famous" in the 1989 edition of David Stanley's Tahiti-Polynesia Handbook. See more »

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A married couple take their boat to exotic location. They have a somewhat interpersonal relationship crisis, but come back to each other in a very unexpected way.
13 October 2012 | by places4See all my reviews

Boopsie has hit my feelings and thoughts about this movie right on the nose. I saw this movie many many years ago and was stunned at the ending. It started as a fairly interesting story-line and I was enjoying that. Angie Dickenson and Cliff Robertson were a good match for these characters. Yes, Boopsie,..haunting, chilling, beautiful.... I was stunned at the ending. To this day..I think about this movie, often, which is odd. I see the tvguides for overboard with Goldie Hawn and WISH that once, (maybe twice or as much) that instead of the overboard with Goldie Hawn coming on every week, this overboard would show up.....i wish i wish. If you can see this movie anywhere, do so.


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