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That Thing You Do! (1996)

That Thing You Do!
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6.9 IMDB rating
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Tom Everett Scott Tom Everett Scott
Guy Patterson
Liv Tyler Liv Tyler
Faye Dolan
Johnathon Schaech Johnathon Schaech
Jimmy Mattingly
Steve Zahn Steve Zahn
Lenny Haise
Ethan Embry Ethan Embry
T. B. Player
Tom Hanks Tom Hanks
Mr. White


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10 years, 6 months ago at Feb 20 3:12
I love this movie i watched it probably 70 times i love it.......

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4 years, 7 months ago at Dec 29 6:28
For music lovers and the like, this little number will have you bouncing of the charts. Though not one that Hanks is well known for, it was written and directed by him as well. It will have you singing along by the end.

An average movie

3 years, 2 months ago at Jun 4 11:37
At some point, like most of the actors, Tom Hanks felt compelled to become a director and this flick was his directing debut which is nowadays pretty much forgotten. Basically, it was rather too light to become really remarkable but I think it was a rather smart choice from Tom Hanks to choose a simple story to make sure he didn’t mess it up as a first time director. Indeed, it is a rather stand... read more
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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.
Release date: 4 October 1996
UPC: 024543016410
Tags: Comedy (25), Music (24), Drama (17), 1996 (10), Romance (8), 1990s (7), (6), Band (5), Musical (3), Disneyland (3), Fictional Band (3), Jazz (3), Manager (3), Usa (2), Showbiz (2), Appliance Store (2), One Hit Wonder (2), Pennsylvania (2), Hollywood (1), Jazz Musician (1)
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