That Thing You Do!

That Thing You Do is a 1996 American musical comedy drama film written, directed, and costarring Tom Hanks. Set in the summer of 1964, the movie tells the story of the rise and fall of a onehit wonder pop band. The film also resulted in a musical hit with the song That Thing You Do.

At the talent show, Guy launches into a faster tempo for That Thing You Do and the audience goes wild. The Oneders win the 100 top prize and obtain their first paying gig at a pizza parlor near the airport. With the help of Guys Uncle Bob Chris Isaak, they record and begin selling a single of That Thing You Do, which attracts the attention of local manager Phil Horace Chris Ellis. At a Pittsburgh gig, record company AampR representative from Playtone Records Mr. White Hanks offers the band a development contract. The boys sign and White changes their band name to The Wonders to avoid further confusion.The Wonders tour state fairs across the Midwest during the summer with other PlayTone artists, including Freddy Frederickson Robert Torti, The Chantrellines Kennya Ramsey, Julie Harkness, and Darlene Dillinger, and Diane Dane Chaille Percival. That Thing You Do enters and climbs the Billboard Top100. As time goes by, The Wonders go from being the opening act to the feature attraction, and throngs of teenage girls mob the band. When the song enters the Top 10, The Wonders leave the PlayTone tour for California where they appear in a lowbudget beach movie and several radio shows. T.B. Player meets a group of Marines, goes with them to Disneyland and never returns. Since he was leaving the band in a few months to join the Marines, White brings in an experienced studio bassist, Scott Wolfman Pell Larry Antonino to join The Wonders for a live performance on a national television variety show. During the broadcast, the caption Careful girls, hes engaged is superimposed beneath Jimmys closeup. Jimmy is upset by this, and after the show announces he has no intention of marrying Faye. Heartbroken and fed up with his arrogant personality, Faye ends their relationship. ........

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