The Best Annette Funicello Movies  

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List of the best Annette Funicello movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Annette Funicello's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Annette Funicello movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Annette Funicello movies will be at the top of the list. Annette Funicello has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Annette Funicello movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Annette Funicello films to end the squabble once and for all.

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The list you're viewing is made up of films like Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine and Back to the Beach.

"This list answers the questions, "What are the best Annette Funicello movies?" and "What are the greatest Annette Funicello roles of all time?"

Annette Funicello was in some really popular films, and is right up there with stars like Jill St. John and Andie MacDowell in terms of fame and success.

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Don Rickles, Linda Evans, Annette Funicello
Beach Blanket Bingo is an American International Pictures beach party film, released in 1965 and was directed by William Asher. It is the fifth film in the beach party film series. The film ...more
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O. J. Simpson, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Lori Loughlin
Back to the Beach is a 1987 comedy film starring Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello, directed by Lyndall Hobbs. The original music score is composed by Steve Dorff. The film generated a total ...more
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Vincent Price, Annette Funicello, Yvette Vickers
Beach Party was the first of several beach party films from American International Pictures aimed at a teen audience. This film is often credited with creating the beach party film genre.
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Teri Garr, Buster Keaton, Don Rickles
Pajama Party is a 1964 beach party film starring Tommy Kirk and Annette Funicello. This is the fourth in a series of seven beach films produced by American International Pictures. The other ...more
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Stevie Wonder, Elizabeth Montgomery, Don Rickles
Bikini Beach is a 1964 American teen film directed by William Asher and starring Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello. The film belongs to the beach party genre of movies, popular in the 1960s. ...more
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Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Montgomery, Buster Keaton
How to Stuff a Wild Bikini is a 1965 Pathécolor beach party film from American International Pictures. The sixth entry in a seven-film series, the movie features Mickey Rooney, Annette ...more
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Don Rickles, Annette Funicello, Peter Lorre
Muscle Beach Party is the second of seven beach party films produced by American International Pictures. It stars Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello and was directed by William Asher, who also ...more
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Annette Funicello, Fred MacMurray, Jack Albertson
The Shaggy Dog is a black-and-white 1959 Walt Disney film about Wilby Daniels, a teenage boy who by the power of an enchanted ring of the Borgias is transformed into the title character, a ...more
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Annette Funicello, Ed Wynn, Tommy Kirk
Babes in Toyland is a 1961 Walt Disney Christmas musical film in Technicolor, directed by Jack Donohue, and distributed to theatres by Buena Vista Distribution. It stars Ray Bolger as Barnaby, ...more
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Vincent Price, Annette Funicello, Frankie Avalon
Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine is a 1965 American International Pictures comedy film directed by Norman Taurog and starring Vincent Price, Frankie Avalon, Dwayne Hickman, Susan Hart and ...more
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Brian Wilson, Annette Funicello, Dennis Wilson
The Monkey's Uncle is a 1965 Walt Disney production starring Tommy Kirk as genius college student Merlin Jones and Annette Funicello as his girlfriend, Jennifer. The title plays on the idiom ...more
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James Brown, Annette Funicello, Yvonne Craig
Ski Party is a 1965 American comedy film directed by Alan Rafkin, and released by American International Pictures, starring Frankie Avalon and Dwayne Hickman. Ski Party is part of the 1960s ...more
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Annette Funicello, Tommy Kirk, Leon Ames
The Misadventures of Merlin Jones is a 1964 Walt Disney production starring Tommy Kirk and Annette Funicello. Kirk plays a college student who experiments with mind-reading and hypnotism, ...more
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Jack Nicholson, Frank Zappa, Ray Nitschke
Head is a 1968 American adventure comedy film musical starring television rock group The Monkees, and distributed by Columbia Pictures. Bob Rafelson and Jack Nicholson wrote and produced, and ...more
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Carla Gugino, Tori Spelling, Jenny Lewis
This film is a 1989 adventure comedy film. Produced by Weintraub Entertainment Group and directed by Jeff Kanew, it starred Shelley Long, Craig T. Nelson, Betty Thomas, Mary Gross, Stephanie ...more
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Annette Funicello, Frankie Avalon, Fabian
Fireball 500 is a stock car racing film, blended with the beach party film genre. A vehicle for stars Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, and Fabian, it was one of a string of similar racing ...more
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Annette Funicello, Fabian
Thunder Alley is a 1967 film directed by Richard Rush.
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Lots of Luck Annette Funicello, Tracey Gold, Fred Willard
Lots of Luck is a 1985 Walt Disney television film directed by Peter Baldwin.
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Clark Gable, Burt Lancaster, Yul Brynner
His Majesty O'Keefe is a 1954 adventure film starring Burt Lancaster. The film was directed by Byron Haskin and Otto Heller and included choreography by Daniel Nagrin. The cast also included ...more
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Phyllis Diller: Not Just Another Pretty Face Don Rickles, Annette Funicello, Phyllis Diller