R | | Drama, Music, Musical
A young musician, tormented by an abusive situation at home, must contend with a rival singer, a burgeoning romance, and his own dissatisfied band, as his star begins to rise.
Scenes of Wendy and Lisa kissing, suggesting a same-sex relationship, were deleted from the final version. They had a lesbian relationship in real life.
First Avenue M.C.:
Ladies and gentlemen... The Revolution!
In the Lake Minnetonka scene, after Apollonia starts to get dressed after getting wet, her makeup is perfect. When she gets back on Prince's motorcycle, he says "don't get my seat all wet". She kisses him, and before they ride off her hair is wet and unstyled. In the next shot, filmed from behind, her hair is totally dry and styled.
"May u live 2 see the dawn"
Network TV versions omit the song "Baby, I'm a Star", and simply have it playing over the end credits.
$7,766,201 (USA) (29 July 1984)
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