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The Suburbans (1999)

A 1980s one-hit wonder band named "The Suburbans" reform for a special performance at one of the ex-member's wedding. At the wedding, a young record company talent scout happens to be in ... See full summary »

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Donal Lardner Ward

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Donal Lardner Ward ... Danny
Tony Guma Tony Guma ... Rory
Craig Bierko ... Mitch
Will Ferrell ... Gil
Dick Clark ... Himself
Amy Brenneman ... Grace
Bridgette Wilson-Sampras ... Lara (as Bridgette Wilson)
Brian Chlebowski Brian Chlebowski ... Kenny
Perrey Reeves ... Amanda
Robert Loggia ... Jules
Jennifer Love Hewitt ... Cate
Jerry Stiller ... Speedo Silverberg
Ben Stiller ... Jay Rose
Lisa Gerstein Lisa Gerstein ... Leslie Gonzalez
Antonio Fargas ... Magee
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A 1980s one-hit wonder band named "The Suburbans" reform for a special performance at one of the ex-member's wedding. At the wedding, a young record company talent scout happens to be in the audience and decides to give the now forty-ish performers a comeback push. The film attempts to take a satirical look at the music business of the 1990s, and compare it to the simpler 1980s scene. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Never before has a girl done so much with so little.

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Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 January 2000 (Belgium) See more »

Also Known As:

A bamba banda See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,797, 31 October 1999, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$5,797, 31 October 1999
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Will Ferrell and Perrey Reeves played husband and wife again in Old School (2003). See more »

Goofs

Helicopter reflected in taxi windows on the highway. See more »

Quotes

Danny: Last time I drank I forgot to stop for about ten years.
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Connections

References The Godfather (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

Touch the Moon
Written by Dave Pike (as D. Pike)
Performed by Dave Pike
Courtesy of Ubiquity Recordings, Inc./B3 Jazz (SESAC)
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Watch only if your high on Jennifer Love Hewitt and skip the rest in fact I suggest you watch only the Love Hewitt scenes.
4 May 2001 | by Brian-272See all my reviews

I watched this on Cinemax months ago and I must say skip it only watch the Jennifer Love Hewitt scenes the only bright spots of this film. The, Suburbans just has poor acting a bad script and the all to familiar story that people get tired of that being an 80's one-hit wonder band trying to battle the problems of life and come together again for another hit. I love the scene when Jennifer Love Hewitt pulls her dress up and you see her in those purple panties. Sure guys I know that's not nudity but that is sexy enough. I think just the view of Jennifer is a knockout she is so beautiful and young and let me add very very sexy. So you get my point only watch when Jennifer Love Hewitt has her scenes and ignore the rest you will be glad you did.


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