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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
Sheryl Ann Martin ...
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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These Girls Just Wanna Have Fun See more »

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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

Out of all of the band, the only one who could play guitar and sing was Britta Phillips. Before this movie, she was the singing voice of "Jem" on the cartoon series Jem (1985). See more »

Quotes

Billy talking to the dog on the beach: Wanna know what it's like to be me dog? No? Well, I'm gonna tell you anyway. Being me is like... being me is like... ah geez I forget
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The Mystery performs "Satisfaction" on stage through most of the closing credits. See more »


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Prelude #7 Opus 28
Composed by Frédéric Chopin (as Frederic Chopin)
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People seem to watch this show to hate it
5 January 2013 | by (Cambridge) – 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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