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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)  »

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I Was a Teenage Boy  »

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$11,500,000 (USA)
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Trivia

Sandy mentions that Terry looks like the Karate Kid. William Zabka, playing school bully Greg, appeared as the bully in The Karate Kid (1984). See more »

Goofs

Terry's cup of punch at the prom has a frog in it. In the close-up, the frog has completely changed positions and is a much lighter color of green before returning to its original position and color in the wide shot. 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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Referenced in Full House: Just One of the Guys (1988) See more »

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Way Down
Written by Billy Burnette and Danny Johnson
Produced by Billy Burnette and Patrick Burnette
Performed by Billy Burnette
Courtesy of MCA/Curb Records
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Fun & Funny Time Capsule
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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