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Perfect (1985)

 -  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 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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7 June 1985 (USA)  »

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A file name on Adam Lawrence (John Travolta)'s computer was called "NewSatNite". The earlier Travolta disco movie Saturday Night Fever (1977) was based on a New York Magazine article called "Tribal Rites of the New Saturday Night", which was also that movie's working title. See more »

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Jessie: What's wrong with wanting to be the best you can be? What's wrong with wanting to be perfect? What's wrong with wanting to be loved?
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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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