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Satisfaction (1988)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Music, Romance  |  12 February 1988 (USA)
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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

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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One Band. One Dream. One Summer. 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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Justine Bateman's movie debut. See more »

Quotes

Martin Falcon: [Martin walks into his house, drunken, to find a group of strangers] Oh great, I'm being robbed again, aren't I? Go Hamlet, kill, kill!
Martin Falcon: [Martin realizes his guard dog is soothed by intruders] What have you done to my dog? You broke my dog!
Daryle Shane: You have a lovely house sir.
Martin Falcon: Thank you. What's, what's the number to the police?
Nickie: 911.
Mooch: Shhh! Don't tell him!
Billy: [Martin dials] Wait! Before you do that, can you write right here, 'To Billie, I'll never forget last night... '
Martin Falcon: [Puts down the phone] Was that you?
Jennie: Excuse...
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Crazy Credits

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

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

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I've Been Down Before
Performed by Jerry Knight
Composed by Antonina Armato & Jerry Knight
© 1986 Irving Music, Inc. (BMI) Anta Music/Rare Blue Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
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Nostalgia factors huge into my review....
26 May 2003 | by (Fenton, MO) – See all my reviews

I haven't seen this in ages but I can tell you, as a teen I watched it over and over and over. I'm not sure how it would hold up to new viewers, though. It's a really fun film about a girl band trying to "make it" and facing all the dilemmas that can pop up when a bands just starting to get a feel for themselves and their music. Each member has a unique personality that really meshes in a fun way. I hope they issue this one out on DVD at some point because I'll be first in line to purchase.


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