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Playing for Keeps (1986)

 -  Comedy  -  3 October 1986 (USA)
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Danny, Spikes and Silk have just recently graduated from high school in New York. Danny finds a title deed for a huge house in a small town. He has a dream to turn it into a Rock n' Roll ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Danny
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Spikes
Leon W. Grant ...
Silk
Mary B. Ward ...
Chloe
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Jimmy Baio ...
Steinberg
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Rockerfeller
Kim Hauser ...
Marie
Robert Milli ...
Cromwell
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Sheriff Billy Sullivan (as John Randolf Jones)
Bruce Kluger ...
Gene Epstein
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Ronnie Long
Glen Robert Robillard ...
Joel
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Davey Beck
Frank Scasso ...
Van Go-Go
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Storyline

Danny, Spikes and Silk have just recently graduated from high school in New York. Danny finds a title deed for a huge house in a small town. He has a dream to turn it into a Rock n' Roll hotel. The townspeople though are not very welcome to the New Yorkers. With a little help from an aging stockbroker, a local girl, and the "stockholders" (friends from New York), they are able to help Danny pursue his dream. Written by Pat McCurry <ccgrad97@aol.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

It's What You Need to Succeed.

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Release Date:

3 October 1986 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El caliente otoño del 86  »

Box Office

Gross:

$2,669,366 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

First film directed by Bob and Harvey Weinstein. Only director credit for Bob, while Harvey would direct another one The Gnomes' Great Adventure (1987). See more »

Goofs

Chloe strips to swim, but moments later you can see she's wearing a white tube-top. See more »

Connections

References Psycho (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

IT'S GETTIN' HOT
Performed by Eugene Wilde
Written by George Acogny / Daniel Bechet / Alan Brewer
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Rocks!!
19 July 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This film absolutely rocked my world when i first saw it when i was about 6 years old in 1989!! It still does!! Yeah it is cheesy and some of the acting is a bit....trashy but the feel good factor is the key!! I have forced loads of my friends to watch it and despite initial hesitations....they ALL felt the love for Danny, Spike and Silk!! Can't remember it first coming out, i never even knew it was that big (was it??) but...god damn its a funky party!! Yeah make a wish....and then make it come true!!! I think its time for a re-make of the great film...it would be damn hot...how can you question that storyline...timeless!! I'm not even joking! Give it a watch if you are capable of thinking that all good films have to be Matrix styley and I bet you will 'feel the heat'!!!


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