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 overview, first billed only:
Jennie Lee
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Tina (as Debbie Harry)
Chris Nash ...
Bunny Slotz
Kevin Haley ...
Sheryl Ann Martin ...
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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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These Girls Just Wanna Have Fun See more »


Comedy | Music | Romance


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Release Date:

12 February 1988 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Girls of Summer  »

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$8,253,123 (USA)

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Debut credited cinema movie of actress Julia Roberts who had previously appeared uncredited in Firehouse (1987). See more »


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


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


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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People seem to watch this show to hate it
5 January 2013 | by (Birmingham) – See all my reviews

And curse the covering of songs, the plot and everything. Let's not forget that this is one of the few 80s movies where the characters are seem to be singing and not have the songs in the background. OK, the songs aren't 80s songs (well neither were the songs from Dirty Dancing, Fame, or Footloose), the vocals people say are terrible (urm can you guys sing yourself? And how can you take a swipe at Britta Phillips who took the lead in Mr. Big Stuff)...

The plot is weak but so are the plots of Footloose and well Dirty Dancing. Love pairing? What's wrong with Nesson and Bateman? Everyone who criticises this movie seems to think they know it all and can direct movies or choose the right songs.

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