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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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Retro Vamp
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Storyline

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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Comedy

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7 November 1986 (USA)  »

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Departamento de solteras  »

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$604,849 (USA)
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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

CeCe: And we never pay for parking. And we never carry cash, it's bad luck.
Margo: And we never buy our own drinks.
Clifford: Words to live by.
Margo: And we never wait in line.
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References The Graduate (1967) See more »

Soundtracks

No Promises
Performed by Icehouse
April Music, Inc./CBS Songs Australia Pty., Ltd. and Icehouse Publishing
Courtesy of Chrysalis Records, Inc.
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Pretty Cool Movie
2 February 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I'm a little bummed out that this movie didn't float with people when it came out(check out the box office gross) This was a fun movie to watch and very enjoyable, and I think it may have gained some strength since the 80s release because it showed what people actually do in that time and era. Mind you I wasn't around in the 80s, born in 1992, but this film is insightful to what it was like and all the stories I've heard from people. At least all you people on this site understand the good nature and entertainment value of the film. Look at rogerebert.com and he gives it 1 star while users on that site give it half just to please him and fit in, he isn't the greatest anyway, he gives four stars to crap like Rendition. But I thoroughly enjoyed watching this movie its hardly ever on and it is not on DVD! I was actually thinking of contacting the studio who released it and asking if they will ever release it on DVD. Anyway if it is ever on cable, it is worth the 1 1/2 hours to spend with these crazy girls and have a fun trip around L.A like all you did in the 80s. Highly Recommended.


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