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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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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
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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 »

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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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References Gremlins (1984) See more »

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Written by Jellybean Benítez (as Jellybean), Stephen Bray and Toni C.
Produced and Mixed by Jellybean Benítez (as John 'Jellybean' Benitez) for Jellybean Productions,
Inc.
Performed by Pulse featuring Adele Bertei
Courtesy of Jellybean Productions, Inc.
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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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