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The Beach Boys: An American Family

240 min (including commercials)
Biography | Drama | Music
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Jeff Bleckner
Nominated for 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 3 nominations
Country: USA
Release Date: 2000-02-27
Filming Locations: Los Angeles, California, USA
Alley Mills
Alley Mills
The Beach Boys: An American Family
Kevin Dunn
Murry Wilson
Jessica Shannon
Concert Girl
Frederick Weller
Brian Wilson
Nick Stabile
Dennis Wilson
Ryan Northcott
Carl Wilson
Matt Letscher
Mike Love
Ned Vaughn
Al Jardine
Dublin James
Dave Marks
Jesse Caron
Bruce Johnston
Amy Van Horne
Marilyn Rovell
Jad Mager
Nik Venet
Eric Matheny
Chuck Britz
Harris Laskawy
Voyle Gilmore
Clay Wilcox
Tommy Schaeffer
Anthony Rapp
Samuel Pierce
Erik Passoja
Charles Manson
David Polcyn
Phil Spector
Annie Abbott
Mary Rovell
Alexia Aleman
Roller Girl
Aurorah Allain
Female Dancer
Tammy Blue
Concert girl
Felix Brenner
Vanessa Dorman
Amy Love
Audie England
Tamara Fay
Ginger Blake
Kurt Fuller
Mike Love's dad
Sharon Garnier
Bohemian girl (as Sharon Lee Garnier)
Zoey Goetsch
Waitress (at The Snake Pit)
Rachel Grate
Fan # 1
Haven Hartman
Tera Hendrickson
Carol Kaye
Phillip Geoffrey Hough
Rick Hann
Zach Hudson
50's Happy Teen Driver
James Intveld
Hal Blaine
Denise Marie Jerome
Female Dancer
Sofia Karstens
Female Dancer
Raegan Kotz
Deborah Jameson
Etty Lau
Female Dancer
Lauren Letherer
Diner Waitress
Shelly Little Feather
Carla Mackauf
Female Dancer
Courtney McLaughlin
Oliver Muirhead
TV Host
Wendy Phillips
Claire Rankin
Diane Rovell
Janet Rotblatt
Grandma Edith Wilson
Morgan Schultz
Corn Fed Girl
Joie Shettler
Female Dancer
David Spielberg
Irving Rovell
Trevor St. John
Jan Barry
Megan Stephens
Female Dancer
Lisa Marie Sturdevant
Mother With Child (as Lisa Marie Bolick)
Kimbra Westervelt
Harrison Young
Buddy Wilson
Jacob Young
Dean Torrance
Michael McElroy
Young Scott (uncredited)
John Stamos
Drummer (uncredited)
Ross Stasik
Extra (uncredited)
Did you know?
During scenes in which Brian Wilson is demoing "I Get Around" and "In My Room," the real Brian Wilson contributes the vocal, recorded specifically for this movie. However, an uncredited Jeffrey Foskett, a member of Brian Wilson's touring band, provides the high notes during the "In My Room" demo.
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In the opening scene in 1960, a Wilson boy jumps out of the car with a skateboard. The skateboard has large composite wheels which weren't available to the public until the early-'70s.
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During a scene in the second half of the miniseries, Mike Love's mustache starts to fall off when he's in bed and talking with his wife.
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When Mike Love gets into his Duece Coupe after talking to his father you can see the ignition switch is on the steering column. Since this scene was right after Brian gave Surf City to Jan & Dean that makes it 1963. The ignition switch was mounted on the dash until the very late 60s.
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Murry Wilson: How do you expect to be a musician if you can't hear good?
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Mike Love: You know what this is? Acid literation.
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Marilyn Rovell: Murry, are you drunk?
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Photos from cast
Denise Faye Alley Mills Emmanuelle Vaugier