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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

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 'Rolling Stone' magazine cover story headline on the movie's main poster that referenced the film's main storyline read "HEALTH CLUBS: MORE SEX THAN SWEAT?". However, the actual article in Rolling Stone magazine in the movie was different, it being called "Looking for Mr. Goodbody", with the kicker standfirst also different, it reading, "Health Clubs: the New Singles Bars". See more »

Quotes

Adam Lawrence: Somebody's editing with their elbows!
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By Design
Performed by Ellis Hall and Marietta Waters
Written by Larry Prentiss, Vince Deluca, Judie Victor and Steve Lane
Courtesy of Valsong Music
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Subscriptions to Rolling Stone magazine must've taken a hit after this one...
29 October 2005 | by (las vegas, nv) – See all my reviews

John Travolta tries his best as writer for Rolling Stone magazine hoping to finish an unflattering piece on the faddish California health club scene, but complications arise after he falls in love with a sexy, sensitive aerobics instructor. Perfect-ly awful drama, shallow and dated, is surprisingly cynical about Rolling Stone and its ethics (this despite the fact the producers had the magazine's input and even cast its editor, Jann Wenner, in a supporting role!). Film does get a tiny bit of class from Jamie Lee Curtis, and supporting players Anne De Salvo as a photographer and Laraine Newman as a wallflower are more than respectable in clichéd roles. * from ****


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