Goin' Coconuts

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"It'll crack you up"
  • PG
  • 1978
  • 4.0  (270)

Goin' Coconuts is a lively and comedic film from 1978 that follows the adventures of two siblings, Donny and Marie, as they embark on a tropical tour of the beautiful and exotic island of Hawaii. The film is an entertaining musical extravaganza that showcases the talents of Donny and Marie Osmond, who were at the height of their success during the late 1970s.

As the movie begins, Donny and Marie are a popular sibling duo, famous for their hit records and variety show. However, their agent, played by Herb Edelman, convinces them to embark on a new adventure by accepting a lucrative offer to perform in Hawaii. Without much thought, the siblings agree to the offer, eager for a new and exciting experience.

Once they arrive in Hawaii, Donny and Marie quickly realize that they have bitten off more than they can chew. They are expected to perform at various venues throughout the island, and they soon find themselves exhausted from the grueling schedule. Despite the many challenges they face, including a language barrier and cultural differences, the siblings are determined to give their all and put on the best show they can.

One of the standout features of Goin' Coconuts is the fantastic musical numbers. Donny and Marie shine in their performances, showcasing their vocal and dance skills in a range of styles, from disco to Hawaiian folk tunes. There are also some impressive guest appearances from famous musicians such as Ray Charles and Tina Turner, who add to the overall entertainment value of the film.

The film's setting is also a highlight, with stunning shots of the Hawaiian landscape and vibrant cultural scenes adding a sense of fun and adventure to the story. The film's humor is also a strong point, with plenty of laughs to be had throughout the movie. Some of the funniest moments come from the banter between Donny and Marie, who have great comedic chemistry together.

Overall, Goin' Coconuts is a fun and lighthearted movie that is sure to entertain fans of Donny and Marie Osmond. The film's catchy musical numbers, beautiful setting, and humor make it a must-watch for anyone looking for a feel-good film from the late 1970s. While it may not be the most sophisticated or thought-provoking movie out there, Goin' Coconuts is a great way to pass the time and enjoy some lightsome entertainment.

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