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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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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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12 February 1988 (USA)  »

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Girls of Summer  »

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$2,779,275 (USA) (14 February 1988)

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$8,253,123 (USA)
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Britta Phillips actually played the bass before getting the role of Billie. She learned to play the guitar for her character in the film. See more »

Quotes

Martin Falcon: [Martin walks into his house, drunken, to find a group of strangers] Oh great, I'm being robbed again, aren't I? Go Hamlet, kill, kill!
Martin Falcon: [Martin realizes his guard dog is soothed by intruders] What have you done to my dog? You broke my dog!
Daryle Shane: You have a lovely house sir.
Martin Falcon: Thank you. What's, what's the number to the police?
Nickie: 911.
Mooch: Shhh! Don't tell him!
Billy: [Martin dials] Wait! Before you do that, can you write right here, 'To Billie, I'll never forget last night... '
Martin Falcon: [Puts down the phone] Was that you?
Jennie: Excuse...
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The Mystery performs "Satisfaction" on stage through most of the closing credits. See more »


Soundtracks

Stimulation
Performed by Wa Wa Nee
Composed by Paul Gray
© 1986 MCA Music Australia Pty. Limited
Administered in the USA by MCA Music Publishing
Courtesy of CBS Records
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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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