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Just One of the Guys (1985)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  26 April 1985 (USA)
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Terry Griffith has got it all -- looks, popularity, the perfect college boyfriend, and an article that's a shoo-in to win her a summer internship at the local newspaper... or so she thinks.... See full summary »

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Terry Griffith has got it all -- looks, popularity, the perfect college boyfriend, and an article that's a shoo-in to win her a summer internship at the local newspaper... or so she thinks. When Terry's journalism teacher passes her article up in favor of a couple of pieces written by boys, Terry is convinced that sexism is to blame. Determined to win the internship at any cost, Terry goes undercover at a rival high school to resubmit her article... as a boy. But Terry gets more than she bargained for when she finds herself fending off a bully and the advances of an oversexed female admirer, and falling for her new pal Rick. Written by Faith

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Terry Griffith is about to go where no woman has gone before.

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Comedy | Romance

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26 April 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

I Was a Teenage Boy  »

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$11,500,000 (USA)
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The plot of this film (very) loosely correlates to that of the play Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare, with Terry analogous to Viola/Cesario, Rick analogous to Orsino, Sandy analogous to Olivia, and Terry's brother Buddy analogous to Viola's brother Sebastian. See more »

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When Terry reveals her breasts to Rick, she is obviously not wearing a bra. A few seconds later, the lace of a bra is visible beneath her shirt. See more »

Quotes

Buddy: Don't get me wrong. It's not like I've never had sex before; I've had lots of sex. It's just that now I'd like to try it with a partner.
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References Yentl (1983) See more »

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Tonight You're Mine Baby
Written by Narada Michael Walden and Preston Glass
Produced by Paul Shaffer
Associate Producers: Chris Lord-Alge and Steve Jordan
Performed by Ronnie Spector
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27 January 2004 | by (California) – See all my reviews

This is a charming little movie that never fails to make me laugh out loud no matter how many times I've seen it. Terrific acting by the entire cast. Why none of them became big stars is a mystery to me. The fashions, hairstyles and language are a 1985 time capsule.

I suggest you see it for yourself, but not on commercial television, because they edit out all the good jokes!


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