An American flyer who joined the RAF before his country was in the war is recovering from a leg injury in Jerusalem. Through an English friend he meets a quiet Jewish girl whose close-knit ... See full summary »
Steven Gold is a stand-up comedian who is flat broke and has recently dropped out of medical school. He and several others work regularly at the Gas Station, a New York comedy club. The ... See full summary »
Recounts a fable of a pop rock band formed a year after the Beatles took America by storm in early 1964. Jazz aficionado Guy Patterson, unhappily toiling in the family appliance store, is recruited into the band the Oneders (later renamed the Wonders) after regular drummer Chad breaks his arm. After Guy injects a four/four rock beat into lead singer Jimmy's ballad, the song's undeniable pop power flings the Wonders into a brief whirlwind of success, telling the tale of many American bands who attempted to grab the brass ring of rock and roll in the wake of the British Invasion. Written by
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Jennifer York, the bass player for the female group in the Mercyhurst Talent Show scene, was bass player for the Contemporary Christian Music "girl band" Rachel Rachel, who recorded two albums for Word. See more »
The design on the Illinois state flag during the "Dance With Me Tonight" sequence wasn't adopted until 1969, 5 years after the movie is set. See more »
[strums on his guitar]
It just appeared, like magic, for the whole world to see.
I didn't say anything, I was just as surprised as you.
'Careful, girls, he's engaged.' Am I supposed to buy you some diamond ring now?
You're ruining this beautiful moment.
Where'd you get the idea that we're engaged? We're not! Last thing I need in the world!
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The bass player has no character name, he is only referred to as "The Bass Player," (and listed in the credits as T.B. Player). See more »
Tom Hanks directs, writes and stars in this brilliant rock 'n' roll movie, which features a great soundtrack too. I love the 50's/60's days, so this movie was perfect for me. There was some great acting here too, especially, by the brilliant Tom Hanks. This is a movie, that everyone should see. That Thing You do, definitely deserves a 10/10.
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