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Sing (1989)

 -  Drama  -  31 March 1989 (USA)
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A teen film about an Italian punk forced to work with an innocent Jewish girl.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Miss Lombardo
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Dominic
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Hannah Gottschalk
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Rosie
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Mr. Marowitz
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Mrs. DeVere
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Mrs. Tucci
Laurnea Wilkerson ...
Zena
Rachel Sweet ...
Cecelia (singer)
Scott Wentworth ...
Freddy
David Coury ...
Mickey
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Mr. Frye (as Jank Azman)
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Ari
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Stanley
Adam Kositsky ...
Nathan
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Storyline

A woman returns to her high school as a teacher and convinces the school punk to become involved in the schools annual production "sing". When the board of education decides to close the school and refuses to allow the annual event to be held, the neighborhood and students come together to put the event on one last time. A cross between "Fame" and "Footloose". Written by Tony Laird <garde@iname.com>

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31 March 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Um Passo da Fama  »

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Budget:

$11,500,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$2,260,616 (USA)
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Goofs

When Dominic picks up a bread stick at Hannah's 18th, she lowers her hand from her brow in a closeup shot, and then again in a wide angle. See more »

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References Wheel of Fortune (1983) See more »

Soundtracks

Birthday Suit
Written by 'Rhett Lawrence' and Dean Pitchford
Performed by Johnny Kemp
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An all time favorite like "Dirty Dancing!"
22 July 2002 | by (Arizona) – See all my reviews

I have loved this movie since I was younger. The only version I have is taped off of tv and it's so old and worn that the quality is pretty bad. This movie is an all time favorite of mine, to me it's a classic like Dirty Dancing. Yeah it is a little cliched, but I always cry at the ending. I just graduated high school the end of May and this movie gives me inspiration, and I loved the senior class's performance of Atlantis, it not only signifies the end of their school, but also of their time together, but they celebrate and rejoice, and yeah I still cried, but it also makes me excited for the time I had and the times yet to come. I think it's a wonderful inspirational message and theme, and nobody second rates themself to impress some stupid boy aka "Grease"-yes a classic favorite of mine, but she gives up all her values and morals for some grease head, plus some of the songs are pretty dirty, that old classic loved so much has a hint a bad moral and theme. ANYWAYS I love Sing in fact right now I'm trying to find a real copy, that's not half black and white with faltering sound, because I love the songs! I have a TAPE of the soundtrack, so I'm not sure how to get a recent copy. AWESOME MOVIE, BACK TO THE BASICS, which I think is important to have in society today.


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