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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At the talent show, during the performance by "The Legends of Brass", the guy in the gold turtleneck and the guy in the orange shirt keep switching positions. See more »
Next, uh... who is Faye?
[Lenny gestures to Jimmy]
Faye's sort of like, like my girlfriend.
Aw, that is so sweet. You want her on tour? She's your costume mistress. OK, boys, do better tonight than you did today.
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Soundtrack released on the fictional Play-tone records. 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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