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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. ... See full summary »

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Cast

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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 (as Debbie Harry)
Chris Nash ...
Frankie
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Bunny Slotz
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Hubba
Kevin Haley ...
Josh
Peter Craig ...
Mig
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Sal
Sheryl Ann Martin ...
Bunny's Girl
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Girl at Campfire
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Storyline

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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bar | love | summer | teenager | beach | See more »

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Comedy | Music | Romance

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12 February 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Femmine sfrenate  »

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$8,253,123 (USA)
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In the party scene when Julia Roberts is in the den you can see a Hejaz Shriners Fez that says Potentate. The Potentate is the "President of the local Shrine Temple" 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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God Bless the Child
Composed by Billie Holiday & Arthur Herzog Jr.
© 1941 Edward B. Marks Music Company (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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