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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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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 Flashpoint (1984) See more »

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How Do You Do
Written and Produced by Brock Walsh and Mark Vieha
Performed by John Scott Clough and Kipp Lennon (as Kip Lennon)
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I loved this movie
25 November 2009 | by See all my reviews

I watched this movie over and over and over when I was a kid. I wish I could still find it somewhere today. It's not for sale on Amazon, Netflix doesn't have it.

I loved the story and the music. But that was more than 20 years ago now, so I don't know what I think of it as an adult.

In all honesty, I might hate it now. But as a child, I loved trying to copy the dance moves. I thought Erin Gray was in this, but I don't see her on the cast list. If anyone knows where I can find this or has a copy to sell, please let me know. I highly recommend it if you can find it anywhere.


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