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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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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
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Frankie
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Bunny Slotz
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Hubba
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Josh
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Mig
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Sal
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Bunny's Girl
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Girl at Campfire
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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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One Band. One Dream. One Summer. See more »

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Comedy | Music | Romance

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12 February 1988 (USA)  »

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Girls of Summer  »

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$8,253,123 (USA)
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Trivia

Of the five film and television credits for the year of 1988 for actor Liam Neeson, three were for characters who were first named Martin. Neeson played Martin Falcon in Satisfaction (1988), Martin Brogan in High Spirits (1988), and Martin Perry in an episode of Screen Two (1985) and entitled "Sweet as You Are" [See: Screen Two: Sweet as You Are (1988)]. See more »

Quotes

Martin Falcon: [walks in, drunken, to find his guard dog soothed by intruders] What have you done to my dog? You broke my dog!
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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

C'mon Everybody
Performed by Jennie Lee & The Mystery (as Justine Bateman & The Mystery on Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Composed by Eddie Cochran & Jerry Capehart
© 1958 Courtesy of SBK Unart Catalog Inc. (BMI)
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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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