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Release Date:
12 February 1988 (USA) See more »
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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... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Justine Bateman ... Jennie Lee

Liam Neeson ... Martin Falcon

Trini Alvarado ... Mooch

Scott Coffey ... Nickie

Britta Phillips ... Billy

Julia Roberts ... Daryle

Debbie Harry ... Tina

Chris Nash ... Frankie

Michael DeLorenzo ... Bunny Slotz

Tom O'Brien ... Hubba
Kevin Haley ... Josh

Peter Craig ... Mig

Steve Cropper ... Sal
Sheryl Ann Martin ... Bunny's Girl

Lia Romaine ... Girl at Campfire
Wyatt Pringle ... Man in Wild Pants at Party
The Killer Whales ... The Blow Fish
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bob Brzuchalski ... Bar Patron (uncredited)
Alan Greisman ... Bob Elden (uncredited)
Helen Kelly ... Nite Club Patron (uncredited)
David LeBell ... Bunny Slotz Gang Member (uncredited)
Greg Roszyk ... Guy at Party (uncredited)

Directed by
Joan Freeman 
Writing credits
Charles Purpura (written by)

Produced by
Robert Alden .... executive producer
Armyan Bernstein .... executive producer
Ilene Chaiken .... associate producer
Alan Greisman .... producer
Aaron Spelling .... producer
Original Music by
Michel Colombier 
Cinematography by
Thomas Del Ruth (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Joel Goodman 
Casting by
Johanna Ray 
Production Design by
Lynda Paradise 
Set Decoration by
Ernie Bishop 
Costume Design by
Eugenie Bafaloukos 
Makeup Department
Ora Green .... hair stylist
Arlette Greenfield .... makeup artist
Lynda Gurasich .... hair stylist
Cheri Minns .... makeup artist
Kim Pease .... makeup trainee (uncredited)
Production Management
Norman Henry .... executive production manager
Al Kraus .... supervising production manager
James A. Westman .... unit production manager (as James Westman)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bruce Cohen .... second assistant director
Jerry Ketcham .... first assistant director
Martina Ritt .... second second assistant director (as Tina Ritt)
Art Department
Earl Capello .... supervising construction coordinator
Frank Capello .... construction foreman
John Kaufman .... set dresser
Airick Kredell .... lead person
Joe Pfaltzgraf .... assistant property master
David Russell .... storyboard artist
John Sutton .... construction coordinator
John Zemansky .... property master
Sound Department
James L. Aicholtz .... sound re-recording mixer
Michael J. Benavente .... sound editor
Gina Bergstrom .... assistant sound editor
Steve Borne .... assistant sound editor (as Steve Born)
Willie D. Burton .... production sound mixer (as Willy Burton)
David B. Cohn .... sound editor
Susan Dudeck .... supervising adr editor
John Gilchrist Jr. .... utility sound (as Jack Gilchrist)
Grover B. Helsley .... sound re-recording mixer (as Grover Helsley)
Richard LeGrand Jr. .... sound editor
Marvin E. Lewis .... boom operator
Rocky Moriana Jr. .... sound re-recording mixer
Bob Newlan .... supervising sound editor
Mark Ormandy .... assistant sound editor
Jerry Stanford .... sound editor (as Jerry R. Stanford)
Robert Waxman .... sound editor
Bob Weitz .... stereo sound consultant
Special Effects by
John E. Gray .... special effects (as John Gray)
George Fisher .... stunts
David LeBell .... stunts
Rocky Slaymaker .... stunts
Gerard G. Williams .... stunts (as Gerard Williams)
Marian Green .... stunts (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Gary C. Beaird .... grip (as Gary Beard)
Rick A. Benedetto .... lamp operator (as Rick Benedetto)
Bobby Brown .... second assistant camera (as Bob Brown)
Don Duffield .... key grip
Walt Fraser .... first assistant camera (as Walt Frazer)
Bob Griffith .... second company grip
Connie Holt .... assistant chief lighting technician
Ted Holt .... chief lighting technician
Frank Mathews .... lamp operator (as Frank Matthews)
John Seakwood .... still photographer
John Seckar .... lamp operator
Mike Tapp .... dolly grip (as Michael Tapp)
Peter D. Wessel .... performance lighting designer (as Peter Wessel)
Kenneth Zunder .... camera operator (as Ken Zunder)
Casting Department
Kimba Hills .... casting associate
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Dana Lyman .... costume supervisor
Joyce Unruh .... set costumer
Editorial Department
Ruth Bird .... assistant editor
Bob Bowman .... assistant editor (as Robert Bowman)
Joseph Dervin Jr. .... executive in charge of post-production
Phil Hetos .... color timer
Sue Kesler .... assistant editor (as Sue 'Chester' Kesler)
Christopher Kroll .... apprentice editor
Dode Weyant .... negative cutter
Location Management
Bob Basha .... location manager
Lynn Kuwahara .... location manager
Music Department
Peter Afterman .... music supervisor
Steve Cropper .... music producer
Jerry Deaton .... supervising musical instructor
Seth Riggs .... vocal coach: Ms. Bateman
Curtis Roush .... supervising music editor
Dawn Soler .... music project manager (as Dawn Solér)
Diane DeLouise Wessel .... assistant music supervisor
Bruce Robb .... music engineer (uncredited)
Bruce Robb .... music mixer (uncredited)
Bruce Robb .... music producer (uncredited)
Chris Silagyi .... music consultant (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Jerry F. Johnson .... transportation coordinator (as Jerry Johnson)
Chuck Landis .... transportation captain
Vicki Lybrand .... transportation cast (uncredited)
Other crew
John Steven Agoglia .... production assistant (as John Agoglia Jr.)
Doris Braden .... production secretary
Cheryl Burton .... assistant: Mr. Greisman
Peter Craig .... production assistant
Bret Garwood .... executive coordinator
Liz Jackson .... production assistant
Renate Kamer .... executive assistant: Mr. Spelling
Rocky Slaymaker .... production assistant
Jenks Smith Chamberlain .... production office secretary (as Jenks Chamberlain)
Cynnie Troup .... script supervisor
John Yacobellis .... production auditor
Rod Honeycutt .... production assistant (uncredited)

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Girls of Summer" - Canada (English title), USA (TV title)
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92 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Argentina:13 | Australia:M | Iceland:L | Singapore:NC-16 | Sweden:11 | UK:15 (original rating) | UK:12 (re-release) (2007) | USA:PG-13 | West Germany:12

Did You Know?

Liam Neeson and co-star Julia Roberts visited her on the set of her next movie Mystic Pizza (1988). The pair allegedly had had a personal relationship whilst shooting Satisfaction (1988). Roberts then had allegedly started seeing one of the grips whilst filming Mystic Pizza (1988).See more »
Daryle:Well I just figured that Rome, Paris & Bulgaria sound pretty good
Billy:What Bulgaria? Bulgaria's not in Europe.
Daryle:Of course it is stupid
Billy:You're ass...
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Lies (Are Breaking My Heart)See more »


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9 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
A solid 3, 13 May 2004
Author: mm-39 from Winnipeg

Some people will calls this film a chick flick, I prefer to say it is geared for a teenage women audience. With this in mind I fould it awful. Too sappy, predictable and reminds me of the low budget Bartell Drive inn movies. The all girl band headed out too the beach is toooo predictable. Their characters at best get across as cardbord. The tough girl etc. Even for an escapist movie, where the viewer turn his or her brain off, this film's script is too thin. I watched this with my wife late night, and could not care less for the conclusion. I left not really wanting to know about what happens too the band, or their love interest. For a film I found soaps have better wrighting. This film probably was done quick, on the cheap and it shows. Stay away unless your only other choice is Isthar at the video store. 3 Out of 10

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