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Satisfaction (1988)

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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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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12 February 1988 (USA)  »

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Girls of Summer  »

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$2,779,275, 14 February 1988, Wide Release

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$8,253,123
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Debut theatrical movie of actresses Britta Phillips and Justine Bateman. See more »

Quotes

Daryle: Well I just figured that Rome, Paris & Bulgaria sound pretty good
Billy: What Bulgaria? Bulgaria's not in Europe.
Daryle: Of course it is stupid
Billy: You're ass...
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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 »

Soundtracks

Lies (Are Breaking My Heart)
Performed by Jennie Lee & The Mystery (as Justine Bateman & The Mystery on Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Composed by Beau Charles and Buddy Randell
© 1965 Acuff-Rose Music, Inc. (BMI)
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Great feel good teen chick flick
24 October 2006 | by See all my reviews

I first watched it in 89 when I was a preteen. Just saw it again on DVD and still think it's pretty awesome. DVD picture quality isn't the greatest but all that teen angst is awesome and Justine Bateman still rocks. Was a bit surprised to see Julia Roberts who I had no recollection of but Liam Neeson is probably the reason I ended up living in Europe. That accent!!

I'd definitely recommend it if you just want to kick back, relax. Watch some big 80s hair and funny girl band stuff. The other cast members are pretty cool too although not as memorable. Couldn't get over Julia Roberts in this movie dressed similarly to the way she was dressed in Pretty Woman.

I loved it and definitely recommend it for feel good flash backs.


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