Times Square (1980)

R  |   |  Drama, Music  |  17 October 1980 (USA)
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Two ill-matched teenage girls form a punk band and soon have New York City by its ears.


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In the heart of Times Square, a poor girl becomes famous, a rich girl becomes courageous, and both become friends. See more »


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17 October 1980 (USA)  »

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Kohtauspaikka Times Square  »

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Producers held open auditions in several cities to cast the film. See more »


In the ambulance, Pamela Pearl turns the volume knob but the volume of the music does not change. See more »


Dr. Zymansky: Meth-o-dist Epis-co-pal.
Nicky Marotta: Take... a... piss... you... ass-hole!
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References Naked City (1958) See more »


Your Daughter Is One
Performed by Robin Johnson & Trini Alvarado
Composed by Billy Mernit, Norman Ross & Jacob Brackman
Courtesy of RSO Records, Inc. and Stigwood Music, Inc.
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If only they hadn't ruined Times Square
11 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

People who love:

  • depictions of New York City's Times Square (and New York City, for

that matter) as gritty-as-you please and before it was remade as a family theme park

  • Tim Curry (see him here as a late-night radio DJ speaking to

nocturnal urban denizens in verse from the center of Times Square)

  • movies about youthful rebellion that are half tongue-in-cheek

will get a kick out of this movie. I recommend it, especially if you don't require that you grow spiritually or expand your vocabulary every time you invest 90 minutes in a movie.

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