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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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Matt Sherman
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Michael Stafford
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June Wolsky
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Meryl Stanton
Cindy McGee ...
Francine Hackett
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Valerie Thompson (as Gretchen F. Palmer)
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Rita Diaz
Debra Varnado ...
Debbie Hughes
Noel Conlon ...
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Susan Granger
Irene Worth ...
Ida Sabol
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Clem Friedkin
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Caesar Lopez
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Mrs. Gilroy
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Mr. Sabol
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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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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 »

Quotes

Matt Sherman: A moment on the lips, a lifetime on the hips.
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Connections

References Flashpoint (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Long as We Believe
Music by Preston Glass, Narada Michael Walden and Walter Afanasieff
Lyrics by Tom Bähler and Siedah Garrett
Produced by Narada Michael Walden for Perfection Light Productions
Performed by Siedah Garrett and David Swanson
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Fast Forward 1985 and now 2006
23 June 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

21 years ago this movie was released and people are still watching and talking about it!! That is a success to me.

I feel this movie is worth, not only watching but buying or renting as well. I own it on VHS and I always have it playing while I am doing housework just for the good music in the background. With dancing being so popular now, ballroom, hip hop, and and other kinds of dancing, I feel this movie would do really well sold on DVD. If they can digitally master others then they can this one.

I consider it a "feel good" movie because they reach their goal in life. At the end of this movie you will have a smile on your face and be tapping your foot to the music. With Sidney Poitier directing how can you go wrong?

"Fast Forward" sends you a good message. Never give up!


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