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Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)

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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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Janey Glenn
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Jeff Malene
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Lynne Stone
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Zach Glenn
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Maggie Malene
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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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Mr. Malene
Kristi Somers ...
Rikki
Richard Blade ...
DTV Host
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J.P. Sands
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Colonel Glenn
Lee Arnone ...
Mrs. Lemsky
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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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Getting into trouble is easy but getting out of it is all the fun! See more »

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12 April 1985 (USA)  »

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Dziewczyny chca sie bawic  »

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Gina Gershon appears unaccredited as a dancer. See more »

Goofs

When they announce the contest for the dance off, the spoon that Janey is holding repeatedly switches hands between shots. See more »

Quotes

Janey: Do you have a date or something?
Lynne: No I wish, I just know I must be horny.
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Connections

Remade as Girls Just Want to Have Fun See more »

Soundtracks

I Can Fly
Performed by Rainey
Written by Duncan Pain, Mark Holding, Don Grady, Lauri Riley
Produced by Bob Summers, Don Perry, Jay Levy
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Nice Popcorn Session
30 August 2004 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Janey Glenn (Sarah Jessica Parker) is a teenager newcomer in Chicago, who loves the TV show Dancing in TV. In the Catholic school, she becomes friend of Lynne Stone (Helen Hunt), who also loves to dance and invites her to an audition to be part of the show. However, her tough father, who raises Janey in a military environment, does not accept her participation in the audition, and she has lots of trouble to escape for the competition. The rich Natalie Sands (Holly Gagnier) tries to use the influence and power of her wealthy father to win the competition. This silly movie is crowded of teenager starlets. It is funny to see names such as Sarah Jessica Parker, Helen Hunt, Jonathan Silverman, Shannen Doherty, in the beginning of their careers, playing very goofy and foolish roles. However, the story is nice, there are good songs from the 80´s and in the end, it is an attractive and forgettable entertainment. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): `Dançando na TV' (`Dancing in TV')


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