PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A recent high school graduate unsure of his future gets a summer job at the Flamingo beach club, and meets the charismatic Phil Brody.
One title considered was "Sweet Ginger Brown", referring to the Gin Rummy game.
You ever hit by a bug going 180 miles an hour? Believe me, it's not a thrill. For you or the bug.
The song, "Stand by Me", is credited to Ben E. King (as King), Elmo Glick (as Glick), Jerry Leiber (as Lieber), and Mike Stoller (as Stoller). 'Elmo Glick' was a pseudonym used by Leiber and Stoller, so there is a redundancy in the credit.
$2,015,076 25 December 1984