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An American Family

Film about The Beach Boys

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Released on February 27, 2000

Run time: 240 min

Directed by Jeff Bleckner

Written by Kirk Ellis

Editions

  • The Beach Boys: An American Family: Part 2

    • January 2017
    • American Broadcasting
    • US
    • Amazon video
    Part two of the epic tale of the foremost American pop group of the 1960's - The Beach Boys. By the 1970s, after years of drugs, madness and a brush with the Manson family, Brian and the Beach Boys return to the stage to resume and resurrect their extraordinary careers into the 1980s and beyond.
  • The Beach Boys: An American Family: Part 1

    • January 2017
    • American Broadcasting
    • US
    • Amazon video
    Part one of the epic tale of the foremost American pop group of the 1960's - The Beach Boys. The year is 1960. While Murry Wilson relives his musical heyday, his sons, Brian (Frederick Weller), Dennis (Nick Stabile) and Carl (Ryan Northcott) find an escape from their father's abuses by forming a rock and roll band. Fueled by Brian's gifted songwriting and Murry's aggressive management.
  • The Beach Boys: An American Family

    • February 27, 2000
    • American Broadcasting
    • US
    • VHS
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    This movie re-creates the life stories of the members of the rock group 'The Beach Boys'. The film focuses primarily on the Wilson brothers and their parents, but also includes stories about the rest of members of the band. A two-part television movie special.