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Satisfaction (1988)

Justine Bateman rocks out as the leader of an all-girl band that struggles with men and drugs during a summer resort gig.

Director:

Joan Freeman

Writer:

Charles Purpura

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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 Kevin Haley ... Josh
Peter Craig ... Mig
Steve Cropper ... Sal
Sheryl Ann Martin Sheryl Ann Martin ... Bunny's Girl
Lia Romaine ... Girl at Campfire
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Storyline

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. Jennie falls in love with the owner of the bar, Martin. They get an offer to play in Europe and perhaps become famous. But are they ready for it? Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Taglines:

These Girls Just Wanna Have Fun See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Music | Romance

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 February 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Girls of Summer See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,779,275, 15 February 1988

Gross USA:

$8,253,123

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$8,253,123
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The movie's title is taken from the name of the classic song "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" by The Rolling Stones. The track plays during the opening of the movie, but none of its use in the film is from any original Stones recordings for the song, which was written by Stones members Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. The song on the film's soundtrack is performed only by "Jennie Lee & The Mystery" (a.k.a. "Justine Bateman & The Mystery"). See more »

Quotes

Daryle: Think of all the clothes I could have bought in Europe
Billy: Ahh forget it. None of us speak European anyway
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Crazy Credits

The Mystery performs "Satisfaction" on stage through most of the closing credits. See more »


Soundtracks

Stimulation
Performed by Wa Wa Nee
Composed by Paul Gray
© 1986 MCA Music Australia Pty. Limited
Administered in the USA by MCA Music Publishing
Courtesy of CBS Records
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crazy enough to dream about
2 November 2004 | by AprodiaSee all my reviews

to make a band...that's been a dream of mine since i'm able to dream!!! and the love story between Nick and Mooch is very sweet. I'm a lot like her so guess what i'm dreaming about - the same thing to happen to me! anyway, the film is totally awesome - watch it. by the way i have to say that the songs were very cool: i mean, satisfaction, mr. Big stuff, and so on.... besides they're really good - they're playing well if they had a CD , i would buy it.

so that's from me hope u follow my advice and watch it - it's really good


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