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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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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 (as Debbie Harry)
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Frankie
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Bunny Slotz
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Hubba
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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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bar | teenager | summer | love | female bonding | See more »

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12 February 1988 (USA)  »

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$8,253,123 (USA)
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Justine Bateman's movie debut. 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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Referenced in Grosse Pointe: Satisfaction (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Iko, Iko
Performed by Jennie Lee & The Mystery
Composed by Joan Marie Johnson (as Joan Johnson), Joe Jones, Marilyn Jones,
Sharon Jones, Jessie Thomas, Barbara Ann Hawkins (as Barbara Hawkins), Rosa Lee Hawkins (as Rosa Hawkins)
© 1964 Trio Music Company, Arc Music Corp., Melder Publishing Company (BMI)
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quite brainless but fun
23 December 2011 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

Yes, the movie treats things like stealing and drugs too lighthearted. Nothing the girls do has any severe consequence on them or others. But this movie doesn't even attempt to have depth. It's just about leaning back, enjoying some good music and Liam Neeson's Irish accent. I enjoyed watching it more than I would have expected from IMDb's average rating, and I got to like all of the main characters. After all, the quality of this movie is still much higher than more recent teenage comedies in the likes of American Pie which only make jokes about sex or disgusting things. It's not the kind of movie I would watch many times, but I recommend everyone to watch it once who likes to see a teenage comedy without American Pie humour.


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