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Modern Girls (1986)

 -  Comedy  -  7 November 1986 (USA)
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Geeky Clifford has a date with pretty Kelly. But when he comes to pick her up, she has gone to see her ex-boyfriend, the DJ at a nightclub, using her roommate Margo's car. Margo and their ... See full summary »

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Clifford / Bruno X
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Ray
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Brad (as Steve Shellen)
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Marsalis
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Tanya
Josh Richman ...
Milo
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Music Video Director
Quin Kessler ...
Retro Vamp
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Geeky Clifford has a date with pretty Kelly. But when he comes to pick her up, she has gone to see her ex-boyfriend, the DJ at a nightclub, using her roommate Margo's car. Margo and their third roommate, CeCe, induce Clifford into driving them around, first to the nightclub to find Kelly, then on an all-night tour of the L.A. night scene in search of CeCe's new love, rock star Bruno X. Written by Jerry Milani <jmilani@ix.netcom.com>

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Never stand in line. Never pay for your own drinks. Never stand next to a dweeb.

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Departamento de solteras  »

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Goofs

When Clifford arrives at the girls' apartment, he leaves the car's lights on after parking. However, when Margot looks out the window to check out the car, its lights are off. See more »

Quotes

Clifford: It's not been a great night for Clifford
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Featured in Depeche Mode: The Videos 86>98 (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

Iko Iko
Performed by The Belle Stars
Trio Music Co., Inc./Arc Music Corp.
Courtesy of Stiff Records
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Just Have Fun With It!
13 June 2006 | by (midwest) – See all my reviews

You know what? I think the majority of people who never liked this film much, were most likely expecting it to be all the things it wasn't. Either they wanted it to be a John Hughes film, or some extravagant film of the like. Not all films will be like that, and not all films were like that back in 1986. This film has it's serious moments, but only at times when the necessary elements are needed. True, it's comic tactics are not as up to par with the potential it had, but when seen with a good sense of humor, this film is funny as it is. How can you resist Daphne Zuniga? She is a doll! She practically holds the film on her shoulders. Cynthia Gibb and Clayton Rhoner are good too, while Virginia Madsen is annoying. She might be an Oscar nominated actress now, but in this, she just stood around looking lost and drugged. Another charm to the film, besides Daphne Zuniga, is the setting, in the L.A. night scene. The locations are fun and appropriate, and at one point, we see a sign that says "Melrose Place". Pretty ironic huh? The musical soundtrack is also a must for me to mention. It features the most defining sounds of the mid 80's, and every fan of this magical decade should here it. This film is no masterpiece, but it is fun, and enjoyable. Just have fun with it, you'll see what I mean.


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