Music And Lyrics

Synopsis: Cheery Alex Fletcher lives comfortably in Manhattan off the residuals from his 80's pop success and reprising his hits at school reunions, theme parks, and state fairs. But those gigs are declining, so he jumps at the chance to write a song and record it with reigning teen idol Cora Corman. Trouble is, he's good at melodies but needs a lyricist and has less than a week to finish. Enter Sophie Fisher, subbing for a friend who waters Alex's plants; she's a pretty good poet, quick witted, and could do it, if she'd agree. But there's some sort of shadow over her head that Alex may not be able to charm his way past. And what if they do get a song written, what then?
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Director(s): Marc Lawrence
Production: Warner Bros. Pictures
  6 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.5
Metacritic:
59
Rotten Tomatoes:
63%
PG-13
Year:
2007
96 min
$50,400,000
Website
472 Views

I never thought

That I could be so satisfied

Every time that I look in your angel eyes

A shock inside me

That words just can't describe

And there's no explaining

Something in the way you move

I can't deny

Every word from your lips is a lullaby

A twist of fate makes life worthwhile

You are gold and silver

I said I wasn't gonna lose my head

-But then pop goes my heart

-Pop goes my heart

I wasn't gonna fall in love again

-But then pop goes my heart

-Pop goes my heart

And I just can't let you go

I can't lose this feeling

These precious moments

We have so few

Let's go far away

Where there's nothing to do but play

You've shown to me

That my destiny's with you

And there's no explaining

I said I wasn't gonna lose my head

-But then pop goes my heart

-Pop goes my heart

I wasn't gonna fall in love again

-But then pop goes my heart

-Pop goes my heart

And I just can't let you go

I can't lose this feeling

A twist of fate makes life worthwhile

You are gold and silver

I said I wasn't gonna lose my head

-But then pop goes my heart

-Pop goes my heart

I wasn't gonna fall in love again

-But then pop goes my heart

-Pop goes my heart

And I just

Can't let you go

PoP was one of the biggest bands

of the '80s...

...but today they're known

as Colin Thompson's old group.

Colin, or as he's been dubbed

by the queen, ''Sir Colin ''...

...has gone on to sell millions of records,

star in blockbuster films...

...and create his own cologne,

''A Whiff of Colin. ''

But here's a question:

Can you remember the name

of the other guy in PoP?

Whatever happened to Alex Fletcher?

Tonight we find out

on Battle of the '80s Has-Beens.

We think it's gonna be bigger

than American Idol.

So, what do you think, Alex?

Well, l love it.

lt's brilliant on so many levels,

l don't even know where to start.

Good for you.

Because some of the people

we've approached...

...have had a little problem

with the term ''has-been.''

Have they? Have they?

You see, l don't share that.

l am a happy has-been. Really.

lt's a very clear statement:

''l live in the past.

Everything good l ever did

was long ago.

Don't expect anything

new or exciting from me now.''

Really takes the pressure off.

Especially on a first date.

Good for you.

So we've already taped several shows...

...and we're going to start

airing them this week.

And some of the performers

include REO Speedwagon...

-Speedwagon.

-...Flock of Seagulls...

The Flock? Okay.

-...Debbie Gibson, Tiffany...

-Debbie.

-History there.

-...and Frankie Goes to Hollywood.

So ''Relax.''

Nice one.

Good. Okay. Worthy adversaries, all.

And how many songs

would l actually get to perform?

l'd like to do two, you know?

A ballad and then maybe

a more up-tempo number...

...where l get to shake it a bit.

l can't promise any of the acts

that they'll be singing.

Sorry? Confused.

What would we be doing, then?

Boxing.

That's why the show is called

Nattle of the '80s Has-Neens.

Only the winner gets to sing.

Right, right, right. Got you.

-Afternoon, Mr. Fletcher.

-Hello, Willy.

Have a good day.

Yes, well, enjoyed it so far.

-All right. There he is.

-Oh, my manager.

All right, listen,

l had no idea they meant boxing.

Nobody said a word to me, l swear.

No, it's not a problem.

l can definitely take Flock of Seagulls.

We did a tour with them in '89 and we beat

them severely. They cried like little girls.

All right, listen. lt's my fault

and l hate myself for it, but l'm not upset.

And do you know why?

You've been at my liquor.

Because of her.

Cora Corman.

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Marc Lawrence

Marc Lawrence (born Max Goldsmith, February 17, 1910 – November 28, 2005) was an American character actor who specialized in underworld types. He has also been credited as F. A. Foss, Marc Laurence and Marc C. Lawrence. more…

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