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Perfect (1985)

R  |   |  Drama, Romance  |  7 June 1985 (USA)
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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ramey Ellis ...
City News Receptionist
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Grieving Woman
Perla Walter ...
Grieving Woman
Gina Morelli ...
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
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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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Health Clubs - More Sex than Sweat ? See more »

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Drama | Romance

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7 June 1985 (USA)  »

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Perfeição  »

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The picture was nominated for three Golden Raspberry Awards including Razzie nominations for Worst Actor (John Travolta), Worst Supporting Actress (Marilu Henner) and Worst Screenplay, but the film failed to win in any of the categories. See more »

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Linda: He knows a guy who knows a make-up artist on the Dukes of Hazzard, who's gonna redesign my face.
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Talking To The Wall
Performed by Dan Hartman
Written by Dan Hartman and Charlie Midnight
Produced by Dan Hartman
Courtesy of MCA Records, Inc.
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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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