The Flamingo Kid

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"A legend in his own neighborhood."
  • PG-13
  • 1984
  • 1 hr 40 min
  • 6.2  (5,232)
  • 67

It is early in the summer in 1963 and Jeffrey needs a job. Unimpressed with the plans his father has lined up for him to work in an accounting firm, the Brooklyn teen sets out to find his own work opportunity at a local beach resort called The Flamingo. While learning the ropes and pulling his weight, Jeffrey is smitten by a girl at the resort. He is also taken by her uncle, Mr. Brody, a luxury car salesman and gin rummy player, who seems to be impossible to beat. Mr. Brody dazzles young Jeffrey with the talk of a bright future under the elder man's guiding hand. This in turn creates much tension between Jeffrey and his father as the two start to grow further apart. This film is a classic story about the lessons of early life that is sure to be a favorite for the whole family.

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The Flamingo Kid
The Flamingo Kid

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It is early in the summer in 1963 and Jeffrey needs a job. Unimpressed with the plans his father has lined up for him to work in an accounting firm, the Brooklyn teen sets out to find his own work opportunity at a local beach resort called The Flamingo. While learning the ropes and pulling his weight, Jeffrey is smitten by a girl at the resort. He is also taken by her uncle, Mr. Brody, a luxury car salesman and gin rummy player, who seems to be impossible to beat. Mr. Brody dazzles young Jeffrey with the talk of a bright future under the elder man's guiding hand. This in turn creates much tension between Jeffrey and his father as the two start to grow further apart. This film is a classic story about the lessons of early life that is sure to be a favorite for the whole family.
  • Release Date
    1984
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Runtime
    1 hr 40 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.2  (5,232)
  • Metascore
    67