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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 overview, first billed only:
Jennie Lee
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Tina (as Debbie Harry)
Chris Nash ...
Bunny Slotz
Kevin Haley ...
Sheryl Ann Martin ...
Bunny's Girl
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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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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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One of a just a handful of theatrical cinema movie productions of producer Aaron Spelling and the NBC network. See more »


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 »


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


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Great '80s Comedy!
26 August 2005 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

So this is not one of the best movies from the '80s, but it made a big impact on me because of Julia Roberts. I thought she was so cool, and I copied a lot of my fashion styles after her character in the movie (big hair and all). Being a child of the '80s I've been slowly collecting many of the classic comedies, and this one has been on my list for a while. So when I discovered last month that it was finally coming out on DVD and at a great price, I pre-ordered my copy. It has some really good moments and good one-liners, like when Julia Roberts' character, Daryle is told by one of the preppy guys she's seeing "You're different from the other girls", she responds "I can work really hard to be the same", or when Daryle is explaining to Billy that getting married is a natural thing, Billy responds "Dying is natural too, but you don't see people rushing to do that". So if you want to take a trip back to the '80s or if you're a Julia Roberts fan, this movie is for you.

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