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Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)

PG  |   |  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 ...
Dancer
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Storyline

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)  »

Also Known As:

Dziewczyny chca sie bawic  »

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Trivia

Kristi Somers was originally supposed to work only one day on this film. However, the director liked Somers as Rikki so much that a couple of additional scenes of Somers as Rikki were added into the movie. See more »

Goofs

After their first rehearsal, Janey tells Lyn how she was with Jeff for over an hour. This is impossible since they are clearly only in the room for no more than 5 minutes - the same song is playing the whole time through that scene, and is still playing when Jeff leaves. 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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Featured in Hollywood's Top Ten: Food Fights (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

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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I still love this movie!
3 November 1999 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I just rewatched it on the comedy channel. It's such a feelgood movie. It makes you want to dance. I always wished for a sequel. I would love to see how the characters turned out years later. Sarah and Helen are great in this movie. And I think Sarah did alot of her own stunts because she was doing gymnastics at the time. The dancing is great and the music is pure 80's fun. The movie has a good storyline that moves along with just the right amount of suspense and timing. This is a fun, feelgood dance movie. I highly recommend it.


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