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Jennie Lee
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Martin Falcon
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Mooch
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Nickie
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Billy
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Tina
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Frankie
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Bunny Slotz
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Hubba
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Josh
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Mig
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Sal
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Bunny's Girl
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Girl at Campfire
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A group of teenagers have a band, Mystery, with Jennie as the lead singer. They go to a bar at the coast and play during the summer. Jennie falls in love with the owner of the bar, Martin. They get an offer to play in Europe and perhaps become famous. But are they ready for it? Written by Mattias Thuresson

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One Band. One Dream. One Summer. See more »

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12 February 1988 (USA)  »

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Girls of Summer  »

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$8,253,123 (USA)
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Trivia

The movie's "Satisfaction" title is taken from the name of the classic song "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" by The Rolling Stones. The track plays during the opening of the movie but none of its use in the film is from any original Stones recordings for the song which was written by Stones members Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. The song on the film's soundtrack is performed only by "Jennie Lee & The Mystery" (aka "Justine Bateman & The Mystery"). See more »

Quotes

Josh: I want you to know I think you're really different.
Daryle Shane: I can work really hard to be the same.
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Crazy Credits

The Mystery performs "Satisfaction" on stage through most of the closing credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Grosse Pointe: Satisfaction (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Lies (Are Breaking My Heart)
Performed by Jennie Lee & The Mystery
Composed by Beau Charles and Buddy Randell
© 1965 Acuff-Rose Music, Inc. (BMI)
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entertaining rock fluff
29 July 2003 | by (Calumet, Mich.) – See all my reviews

You have to like rock music to enjoy this flick. Don't watch it expecting to gain deep understanding of the female psyche behind power pop bands. Ignore the trappings that Hollywood just had to add to the story. Bateman does a fine job. Phillips was ok. I found Roberts totally forgettable. It's too bad that this movie was considered a failure because it didn't catapult Bateman to (fellow Family Ties) Fox's level of fame. It's fine as what it is, a fun bit of rock fluff. And now I rewatch it every few years to relive my youth.


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