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Fast Forward (1985)

 -  Drama | Musical  -  15 February 1985 (USA)
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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 ... 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
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 ...
Mr. Stanton
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Susan Granger
Irene Worth ...
Ida Sabol
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Clem Friedkin
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Caesar Lopez
Doris Belack ...
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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References Dreamscape (1984) See more »

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Survive
Written by Tom Bähler and Brock Walsh
Produced by Brock Walsh
Performed by John Scott Clough
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I know I'm not the only one.
9 January 2000 | by (Am I the only one who likes this film) – See all my reviews

For some reason, the unabashed cheesiness and dated quality makes me enjoy this film. It's so innocent compared to today's standards. Whenever this movie would come on HBO, my eyes would be completely agog. The film is like a warped form of escapism for me. Watching 5 kids from the streets of Sandusky rise to the top in the Big Apple is just a sight for sore eyes. I love the music in the film, it's repetitive, addictive, and Fame-esque. My favorite song is at the end during the credits called "Long As We Believe." You people be sure to look out for that song because it will be a hit again. Concluding, I wouldn't recommend buying this film, but if you are ever up during the wee hours of the morning and happen to be watching cable TV, give this movie a chance!


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