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Fast Forward (1985)

Eight young people from Ohio who are dancers, come to New York, to compete in a major talent competition. But when they get there, they learn that they have to wait some time before they ... See full summary »

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John Scott Clough ...
Matt Sherman
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Michael Stafford
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June Wolsky
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Meryl Stanton
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Francine Hackett
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Valerie Thompson (as Gretchen F. Palmer)
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Rita Diaz
Debra Varnado ...
Debbie Hughes
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Susan Granger
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Ida Sabol
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Clem Friedkin
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Caesar Lopez
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Mrs. Gilroy
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Eight young people from Ohio who are dancers, come to New York, to compete in a major talent competition. But when they get there, they learn that they have to wait some time before they take part in it. So they try to do their best to survive in the Big Apple before competition, and get some lessons about the real World. Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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WHEN YOU'VE GOT ONE SHOT AT THE TOP YOU'VE GOT TO MOVE.

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Drama | Musical

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15 February 1985 (USA)  »

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A marcha forzada  »

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The picture was nominated for Worst Picture at the Hastings Bad Cinema Society's 8th Stinkers Bad Movie Awards in 1985. See more »

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Clem Friedkin: Well, Ida, I guess your kids have proved their point. I'm a reasonable man and I'm willing to let bygones be bygones. Why don't you drop around the office tomorrow morning. Let's see if we can't work something out.
Ida Sabol: Oh, I'll be around to the office alright but it won't be to talk. I'm going to institute proceedings to regain control of my husband's company. And when I do, I'm going to throw you and the rest of those rats you brought in with you out on your collective ass. Now get out of my way, ...
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Curves
Written by Preston Glass and Narada Michael Walden
Produced by Narada Michael Walden for Perfection Light Productions
Performed by Deco
Lead Vocal by Siedah Garrett
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Memories, Memories!
7 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Okay, so the acting isn't necessarily Oscar-worthy, and I'll be the first to admit that it's really pretty cheesy. But this movie was one of my favorites as a kid and it still brings back warm fuzzy feelings when I see it. The dancing is great--I knew every step when I was little--and you can't shake a stick at a great success story. For an 80's movie, I thought it was well done. Who didn't want to have a cool apartment with crates for tables and live with all of their friends? It's a film-version of the kind of life everyone wanted at some point. I know I would have LOVED to run away as a teenager and get a place with my friends--and to dance like that? I love this movie!!!!!


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