God has had just about enough of the human's attitude so he will destroy the planet very soon. It is up to a struggling inventor and a bank teller, both with very amateur criminal minds, to... See full summary »
Travis and Wendell are kidnapped while on their way to opening a nightclub in rural Nebraska. The KGB spy Cameron Smith takes them to the U.S.S.R. instead with the intention of teaching KGB... See full summary »
Based on a true story, Tod Lubitch is born with a deficient immune system (which is unlike being born with AIDS). As such, he must spend the rest of his life in a completely sterile ... See full summary »
Scott Barnes (Travolta) is an alcoholic turned social worker hellbent on saving a young boy named Tommy (Lawrence) from self-destructing when he finds out he has begun selling crack in an ... See full summary »
Mike is a great tuna fisherman though he lost a hand to a shark years earlier saving Pipes Boley. Now Mike is happily married to Quita and doesn't notice that Pipes and Quita are falling ... See full summary »
Edward G. Robinson,
Lu Jie is having coffee with her desperate friend Sang Qi, who believes her husband is cheating on her. At the same time at a hotel across the road from the coffee shop, Lu Jie sees her ... See full summary »
Charlie's ex-wife disappears, and he travels to where she grew up--a rural town in the Midwest--to look for her. But, surprisingly, nobody knows about her or any of her many relatives, the ... See full summary »
As real care was taken to shoot as much of the film as possible on actual locations described in the movie's screenplay, co-scriptwriter-producer-director James Bridges and the film company spent several weeks shooting at the Sports Connection in Los Angeles, California which was the actual site of writer Aaron Latham's original story for Rolling Stone magazine. See more »
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 »
It's a lot more fun looking for Mr. Goodbody than Mr. Goodbar.
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Although this movie didn't do as well as expected at the box office in 1985, this by no means takes away from the energy and atmosphere of this movie. The main drawback back in '85, was that everyone had high expectations for this movie since it was directed by the same guy that gave us "The China Syndrome". The main plot of a Rolling Stone reporter (Travolta) trying to get the inside scoop of the fitness boom of the '80s from (Curtis) is the most enjoyable. The sub plot of white collar crime is a little on the boring side, and doesn't really mesh with the fitness plot. It's interesting to see all of the aerobic exercises in total '80s style, but by today's standards are outdated. Everything from the neck rolls Jaime Lee Curtis does, to the high impact aerobics which looks like it's done on a minimally padded floor, really makes this movie dated, but funny in a way. One thing to remember is that "Perfect" was made during a time when "going for the burn", and "no pain, no gain" were the buzz words throughout the fitness industry. Little did people know that trying to be a "hardbody" could land you in the hospital! If you are looking for some light entertainment, and you are a fan of John Travolta, Jaime Lee Curtis, Marilu Henner etc, then you will definitely enjoy this enjoyable taste of '80s nostalgia, legwarmers & all!
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