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Annette Funicello
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Date of Birth: Oct 22, 1942

Country: USA

Total Titles at Criticker: 20 - You've Seen 0

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Titles You Haven't Rated (20)
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A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes (1995)
This highly-rated television film covers the life of American movie/TV/pop music idol Annette Funicello. The movie starts with the move of her family from New York to California, where in 1955 shy Annette becomes one of the cast of The Mickey Mouse Club. The movie covers her child stardom, her teen idol years, her singing career with big hits like "Tall Paul", her romance with Paul Anka, her classic beach party films with Frankie Avalon, and her first marriage. (imdb)
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Pee-wee
Pee-wee Herman and pals are celebrating Christmas in the Playhouse in their own creative ways: Pee-wee makes a list for Santa Claus 1 1/2 miles long, teaches Little Richard how to ice skate, goes for a sleigh ride with Magic Johnson, commands Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello to make Christmas cards, receives a long phone call from Dinah Shore, even has more musical fun with k.d. lang, the Del Rubio Triplettes and Charo! (imdb)
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Back to the Beach (1987)
Spoofing on the beach bopper movies of their past Annette Funicello and Frankie Avalon star as themselves in this comedy where they fly from Ohio to Los Angeles to visit their daughter.
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Lots of Luck (1985)
A mechanic's (Martin Mull) wife (Annette Funicello) wins a $1 million lottery, followed by more luck and the woes of too much money.
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Head (1968)
The Monkees are tossed about in a psychedelic, surrealist, plotless, circular bit of fun fluff. (imdb)
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Thunder Alley (1967)
Tommy Callahan (Fabian) is one of the most skilled stock-car racers in the land. Unfortunately, he often suffers blackouts when he gets "boxed-in" during a race. As a result, a driver lost his life thanks to Tommy's mishap and Tommy soon finds himself with a lesser number of friends and no more paychecks for races. So he decides to pack his belongings, as well as his sassy girlfriend, Ann (Diane McBain), to find work elsewhere. (grindhousedatabase.com)
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Fireball 500 (1966)
Stock car racer Dave Owens plays into the hands of whiskey runners by agreeing to drive in a cross-country road race. He is assisted by Jane Harris and Sonny Leander Fox. Soon Dave and Sonny begin a friendly rivalry for Jane. Track action filmed at the Ascot and Saugus Raceways near Los Angeles, local color shot in Charlotte, North Carolina. (imdb)
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Ski Party (1965)
On a college ski weekend, Todd and Craig pretend to be Jane and Nora, a pair of English girls. Their reasons? To meet girls, and to learn to ski. Along the way, Lesley Gore shows up on the bus to sing "Sunshine, Lollipops, and Rainbows", and James Brown and the Fabulous Flames appear at the lodge to sing "I Feel Good." (imdb)
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How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965)
Frankie, on naval-reserve duty in Tahiti, doesn't trust Dee Dee to stay faithful, so he hires Bwana, a witch doctor, to help. Bwana conjures up a floating bikini, "stuffs" it with Cassandra, and sends her to distract advertising executive Ricky from Dee Dee. (imdb)
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Beach Blanket Bingo (1965)
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 hires sky-diving surfers Steve and Bonnie from Big Drop for a publicity stunt. With the usual gang of kids and a mermaid named Lorelei. (imdb)
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The Monkey
College whiz-kid Merlin Jones concocts a method for teaching advanced information to a chimpanzee, then creates a flying machine of his own design, ultimately raising havoc on the campus. (imdb)
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The Misadventures of Merlin Jones (1964)
Merlin Jones, a precocious and intelligent high-school boy, experiments with hypnosis and creates a mind-reading machine. However, his experiments land him in deep trouble with the law. (imdb)
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Muscle Beach Party (1964)
Local beach-goers find that their beach has been taken over by a businessman training a stable of body builders. (imdb)
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Pajama Party (1964)
Gogo, a Martian teenager, is sent to Earth to prepare the way for an invasion. The first Earthling he meets, one Aunt Wendy, is a rich widow who runs a dress shop catering to teenagers. Her nephew, Big Lunk, is a volleyball-loving guy with little interest in romance, which causes frustration for his girlfriend Connie. Naturally, Gogo meets Connie and they fall in love. Meanwhile, Aunt Wendy's shady neighbor and his gang concoct a scheme to part Aunt Wendy from her cash. (imdb)
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Bikini Beach (1964)
Millionaire Harvey Huntington Honeywagon III (Keenan Wynn) tries to prove to his colleague Vivian Clements (Martha Hyer) that his chimp, Clyde, is more intelligent than American teenagers. Meanwhile Dee Dee (Annette Funicello) is torn between Frankie (Frankie Avalon) and British recording star, the Potato Bug (Avalon). Eric Von Zipper (Harvey Lembeck) shows up to aid Harvey's anti-teen campaign. Don Rickles plays Big Drag and Boris Karloff shows up in a gag bit part. (imdb)
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Beach Party (1963)
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 sex but they sing, battle the motorcycle rats and mice led by Eric Von Zipper and dance to Dick Dale and the Del Tones. (imdb)
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Babes in Toyland (1961)
Tom the Piper's Son is about to marry Mary Quite Contrary. On the eve of their wedding, evil miser Barnaby hires two henchmen to drown Tom and steal Mary's sheep, cared for by Little Bo Peep, thus depriving Mary and the children she lives with of their livelihood, forcing her to marry Barnaby... (imdb)
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The Shaggy Dog (1959)
Through an ancient spell, a boy (played by Tommy Kirk) changes into a sheepdog and back again. It seems to happen at inopportune times and the spell can only be broken by an act of bravery. (imdb)
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The Mickey Mouse Club (1955)
Mickey Mouse hosts a youth oriented variety show.
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Walt Disney
A Disney-produced anthology covering many different genres. (imdb)
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