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Times Square (1980)

Two ill-matched teenage girls form a punk band and soon have New York City by its ears.

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Storyline

Two girls run away from a mental institution and forge a relationship on the streets of New York. They soon begin enjoying their punk-rock life until the powers that be start nosing around, looking for them, unsettling their already delicate mental states. Will the Sleez Sisters be torn apart? Or will they tear themselves apart? Written by Amy K.

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There's only one way and that's running away and hanging out and setting yourself free. See more »

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Drama | Music

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17 October 1980 (USA)  »

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Kohtauspaikka Times Square  »

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Trivia

Director Allan Moyle was fired before production was finished. According to Moyle, this was because he refused to re-shoot the film to add more songs, as the producers wanted a double (vinyl) soundtrack album. Scenes such as the teen girls getting ready to go to the concert were filmed by the second unit. See more »

Goofs

In the final musical number, a safety wire is visible on Nicky Marotta. See more »

Quotes

Nicky Marotta: My heart/it's pumpin'/my foot/it's runnin'/my head/it's hurtin'/it's hurtin' me./I never told you/everything/I never said the stuff I should/I was chicken to tell you/I never thought I could./ Find me/help me/save me./Can you hear me?/Can you feel me out there?/Pammy! I'm callin' you Pammy! Pammy!
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References Nurse Sherri (1978) See more »

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Help Me!
Performed by Marcella Detroit (as Marcy Levy) & Robin Gibb
Composed by Robin Gibb & Blue Weaver
Courtesy of Yam, Inc./RSO Records, Inc. and Brothers Gibb BV/Stigwood Music, Inc.
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I love this movie
15 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie was so important to me as a teenager. It was very empowering. I have visited New York City several times now due to my interest that was kindled by this movie. I started looking for it on DVD literally 2 weeks before it was released and was thrilled to find it available. A reunion of some sort would be well received I am sure. They are making me submit at least ten lines so I am filling those up with more accolades for the movie, I love this movie yeah yeah yeah.

The soundtrack is amazing...I have it on cassette and have recreated most of it from Napster. Hello Robin and Trini where ever you are..thank you.


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