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Perfect (1985)

R | | Drama, Romance | 7 June 1985 (USA)
A female aerobics instructor meets a male reporter doing a story on health clubs, but it isn't love at first sight.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ramey Ellis ...
City News Receptionist
Alma Beltran ...
Grieving Woman
Perla Walter ...
Grieving Woman
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Grieving Woman
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Adam
John Napierala ...
City News Editor
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Charlie
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Mark Roth
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Frankie
Philippe Delgrange ...
Maitre d' in New York
Tom Schiller ...
Carly Simon's Friend
Paul Kent ...
Judge
Murphy Dunne ...
Peckerman
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Joe McKenzie
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Government Prosecutor
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A female aerobics instructor meets a male reporter doing a story on health clubs, but it isn't love at first sight.

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John Travolta and Jamie Lee Curtis work up a sweat together! See more »

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Drama | Romance

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7 June 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Perfeição  »

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$19,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Jessie Wilson (Jamie Lee Curtis)'s nickname was "The Aerobics Pied Piper". See more »

Goofs

Carly Simon throws her drink in Adam's face over a piece he wrote about her. He later tells his boss at Rolling Stone he has a deal with Simon & Schuster. Simon & Schuster was co-founded by Carly's father. Given Carly's obvious disdain for Adam, it's highly unlikely Simon & Schuster would publish him. See more »

Quotes

Linda: It's a lot more fun looking for Mr. Goodbody than Mr. Goodbar.
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Soundtracks

All Systems Go
Performed by The Pointer Sisters (as Pointer Sisters)
Written by Bruce Roberts and Andy Goldmark
Produced by Richard Perry
Courtesy of Planet Records
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Perfect was a Perfect 80s film
27 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Being that I was in my early 20s I remember very well the 80s, which was I need to be perfect decade. Smarts took a back-seat to buff & tan. Everyone was pumping iron, getting tan, blow-drying their hair, checking their look in the mirror, and flaunting their bods. Gosh! Darn! It sounds exactly like South Beach today!! Nothing has changed!

What is a shock is how badly John Travola and Jaime Lee Curtis have aged. They were both so "perfect" in 1985. There's no excuse for a "sex-Symbol" like Johnny T. to have gotten so bloated and out-of-shape. Hey, don't get me wrong, I'm a big fan of Travolta. However his best work(aside from Pulp Fiction) was made in the late 70s and early 80s-Carrie, Saturday Night Fever, Grease, Urban Cowboy, and even for its time, Perfect.

And Jaime Lee was so beautiful, so well-built, and so sexy. Oh well, thank goodness for videos.

Funny how today's generation thinks the out-fits in this film were so strange. I look at the out-fits today and I think they are really "stranger" than anything we wore in the 80s.


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