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45 Ratings


Directed by James Bridges
United States, 1985
Drama, Romance


Perfect is pure 1980s fluff, complete with a swingin’ John Travolta as Adam, a magazine journalist looking to expose the fitness and aerobic-class craze as nothing but a replacement for the 1970s polyester-filled singles bar phase.

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Perfect Directed by James Bridges

Critics reviews

Bridges experiments successfully with flat, caricatured comic line reading, and his understatement of shock transitions is beginning to cohere into a cool, Pakula-like visual-rhythmic style. But he doesn’t bother attacking the complacent phoniness at the core of the story, which becomes offensive in three or four different ways before the hurried conclusion.
January 01, 1985
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