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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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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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12 April 1985 (USA)  »

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Dziewczyny chca sie bawic  »

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Trivia

Notable for featuring Cyndi Lauper's song made famous in 1983 in its title and soundtrack, but instead uses a similar cover version by Deborah Galli. 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

Maggie: Do you really think I'm punk? Well, that's outrageous! I mean, it's not as cool as new wave, but it's a lot better than pre-teen!
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Connections

References M*A*S*H (1972) See more »

Soundtracks

Day-O (Banana Boat Song)
Written by Irving Burgie & William Attaway
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Great movie if you're a dancer - inspiring.
5 April 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Again I watched this movie a long time ago when i was just thinking about starting dance classes. As with all movies with a heavy soundtrack from the 80's - it has aged. But I still love it and watch it at least once a year with my best friend, if not only just to remind us of high school. It was great watching Sarah, Helen and (to a lesser degree) Shannon's careers move on from here. It was a pity that Lee's career never surfaced again (unless we take into account "Models Inc".

If you have ever been an aspiring dancer, someone in their 30's reminiscing about the 80's or just someone that loves a stereotypical Hollywood climax - you will love this too.


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