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Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)

 -  Comedy | Music | Romance  -  12 April 1985 (USA)
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Janey is new in town, and soon meets Lynne, who shares her passion for dancing in general, and "Dance TV" in particular. When a competition is announced to find a new Dance TV regular ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Janey Glenn
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Mr. Malene
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Jeff Malene
Kristi Somers ...
Rikki
Richard Blade ...
DTV Host
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Lynne Stone
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Zach Glenn
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J.P. Sands
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Maggie Malene
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Colonel Glenn
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Drew Boreman
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Natalie Sands
Margaret Howell ...
Mrs. Glenn
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Ira
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Kris Adams ...
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Janey is new in town, and soon meets Lynne, who shares her passion for dancing in general, and "Dance TV" in particular. When a competition is announced to find a new Dance TV regular couple, Janey and Lynne are determined to audition. The only problem is that Janey's father doesn't approve of that kind of thing. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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That's all they really want! See more »

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Comedy | Music | Romance

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12 April 1985 (USA)  »

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Dziewczyny chca sie bawic  »

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Goofs

During the first audition, when Lynn gets stepped on and thrown on the floor by her dance partner, behind them you can see Jeff's and Janey's dance doubles. See more »

Quotes

Drew: [At The Court] You'd be great at a game called Tune in Tokyo. Now you must put your hands behind your head and say, beep, beep, beep... and twist at the waist
Tiffany: beep... beep... beep
[as she moves waist from side to side]
Drew: Picture this: it's WWII and our ship is going down in the middle of the Pacific and our only hope is the short wave radio.
[Drew puts his hands on Tiffany's breasts and twists them as if they were radio knobs]
Drew: Tune in, Tokyo! Tune in Tokyo!...
Tiffany: [...]
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You're Sixteen, You're Beautiful (And You're Mine)
Written by Richard M. Sherman (as Dick Sherman) & Robert B. Sherman (as Bob Sherman)
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The best eighties film u should see at least once
31 August 2004 | by (kent, england) – See all my reviews

this is one of the best films i even seen. this is a feel good film for all those who love having fun and giggles. it is one of my fave films and watch it at least 3 times a week since finally finding it on DVD after many years of not seeing it. it is packed with comedy and romance and had my sides splitting with some classic quotes. the cast is great and there is a definite chemistry between them all. if u r gonna see an eighties movie just once in ur life then make it Girls Just Want To Have Fun. Get ur girlie mates round for a gossip and stick this film on and munch on the popcorn while laughing at Helen Hunt as Lynn, Sarah Jessica Parker as Janey and drool over the really nice looking guy Lee Montgomery aka Jeff with his dorky friend Drew.


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