Tom Hanks writes, directs and co-stars in this refreshing, big-hearted comedy that captures the overnight triumph of an American rock band during the glory days of rock and roll. When a young appliance salesman agrees to fill-in for an injured drummer in a local talent show, four shooting stars are born. Faster than you can say "That Thing You Do," a Play-Tone Records executive (Hanks) signs the group and catapults them to fame as their signature tune skyrockets to the top of the charts!
In every life there comes a time when that dream you dream becomes that thing you do.. A Pennsylvania band scores a hit in 1964 and rides the star-making machinery as long as it can, with lots of help from its manager.. That Thing You Do! Wiki
I absolutely love this film and there aren't enough good things to say about it. I few years ago I stumbled upon the Tom Hank's Directors cut and found another version of the film that i enjoyed maybe even more. What confuses me is the directors cut version played from the cloud last week, and now this week its back to the theatrical release when I picked up where I left off. A little confusing why both versions aren't offered and I'm super confused as to how a glitch even happened.
I loved this movie as a teen and had forgotten all about it. Luckily it popped up while browsing for movies. I bought it right away. Such a fun movie!!!
Love this film. Well done by Tom Hanks. Great feel good movie. Love the story. Simple yet interesting. Love the music and the time period it's in. Great characters too. Well done Hanks!
Words cannot describe my love for this movie. I grew up watching it, and it continues to make my heart flutter every time I watch it. A classic in my eyes.
I absolutely LOVE this movie, it's probably one of my favs! The only problem I have (and why I gave 3 stars) is cause of the price. $14.99 for a movie thats 15 years old is ridiculous!
Family friendly, big laughs
Ever since catching it on video one night years ago I've been nuts about this tale of four boys from Erie, PA. I've seen it probably a half dozen times and listened to the soundtrack endlessly. It is on my "top 10 movies to have on a desert island" list. I can't say enough how much I adore this movie. Funny. Touching. A little romantic. Great music. The cast is fantastic... if you haven't seen it. Watch it. Now. A huge thanks to Tom Hanks for making this!
This was my dads and I favorite movie of all time! Well written and love the music!
This is the story of a small town band from Erie, pa that experiences the rise and fall of all bands at one point or another. Not to mention it is also a comedy with tons of laughs along the way.
I'm a guitar player and I'm hooked on this movie. Best thing ever
LOVE this movie. Tom Hanks is a fabulous writer, director, and actor
Tom Hanks drew me to this movie but all the actors were very good. The story was good, too, and I especially liked. the vintage cars, clothes, hair dos, etc
I am not a big fan on old(older) movies, but I loved this one. I also really liked the soundtrack aswell. Awsome Movies!!!!!!