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Feel the Motion (1985)

Der Formel Eins Film (original title)
Tina Lehmann is an auto mechanic who dreams of becoming a pop star. One day after work she sneaks onto the set of the TV music program 'Formel Eins' with her demo tape, and lands a job as a... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sissy Kelling ...
Tina Lehman
Frank Meyer-Brockmann ...
Stevie Dromburgh
Ingolf Lück ...
Moderator
Die Toten Hosen ...
Themselves
Dietmar Bär ...
Blömer
Falco ...
Falco
The Flirts ...
Themselves
Katrina & The Waves ...
Themselves (as Katrina and the Waves)
Limahl ...
Limahl
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Meat Loaf
Re-Flex ...
Themselves
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Pia Zadora
Rolf Zacher
Günther Sigl
Michael Bentele
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Tina Lehmann is an auto mechanic who dreams of becoming a pop star. One day after work she sneaks onto the set of the TV music program 'Formel Eins' with her demo tape, and lands a job as a go-fer. Her boyfriend Stevie Dromberger, who has been drafted into the army, doesn't like the attention she's receiving from the celebrity guests, and goes AWOL when he thinks she is dating the singer Limahl. Written by Kevin Ackley <kackley1@aol.com>

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The Music! The Mania! The Movie! (US 1986 VHS release)

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References Flashdance (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Little Bit Of Heaven
Written by Jack White and Mark Spiro
Performed by Pia Zadora
Courtesy of MCA/Curb Records
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Even old Eddie Wood would have been ashamed...
4 February 2000 | by (Berlin, Germany) – See all my reviews

What would you expect from a movie that opens with a slate "This film should be played LOUD"?

"Der Formel Eins Film" was a sad effort to adapt a successful "Top-of-the-pops"-like TV music show to the big screen. Obviously the producers had the idea that it would be enough to throw in a couple of pop stars and then get away with no story, no actors and no humour. Probably all participants had their deal of fun doing this, but watching it is almost unbearable.

I guess it would be quite funny to ask Campino, mastermind of German punk legend "Die Toten Hosen", about their appearance in this movie as "running gag", trying to sneak in the show in various idiotic disguises (at least that lead to a funny mini-album).

Example of the gags? You've been warned: "Let's go to the fitness center". - "F**kness center?"

The 80's might have become some kind of cult era. If the whole decade would've been like this movie, we'd have to thank our maker that we've gotten out there alive... Go and watch some MTV instead.


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