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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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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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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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12 February 1988 (USA)  »

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Girls of Summer  »

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$8,253,123 (USA)
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In the party scene when Julia Roberts is in the den you can see a Hejaz Shriners Fez club sign that says "Potentate". The Potentate is the "President of the local Shrine Temple" See more »

Quotes

[at the preppy pool party]
Jennie: Where's the dip?
Billy: All the dips are dancing
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Crazy Credits

The Mystery performs "Satisfaction" on stage through most of the closing credits. See more »


Soundtracks

Talk to Me
Performed by Jennie Lee & The Mystery (as Justine Bateman & The Mystery on Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Composed by Steve Cropper
Title and Inspiration Roy Orbison
© 1987 Merit Music Corp. (BMI)
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Guilty Pleasure
10 June 2003 | by (South Carolina, USC) – See all my reviews

Justine Bateman was probably the primary pull, or point of interest for me - from 'Family Ties'. I saw this movie when I was younger (high school perhaps). I even made several attempts to locate/purchase the soundtrack. To this day, I still sing their version of 'Iko Iko'. I had no clue who Julia Roberts was at this time - but her character did stick with me. This movie is fun to go back and watch now, with all of its cast who have gone on to further their careers.


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