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Modern Girls (1986)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 7 November 1986 (USA)
A pair of women decide to prank their roommate's nerdy blind date after she stands him up, but end up developing a friendship with him after their practical joke sends them on an all-night odyssey through the 1980s club scene.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Clifford / Bruno X
Brad (as Steve Shellen)
Josh Richman ...
Music Video Director
Quin Kessler ...
Retro Vamp
Sharron Shayne ...
Club Owner


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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7 November 1986 (USA)  »

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$604,849 (USA)

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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 »


CeCe: You know, Cliffie, the hottest nights are the ones where you don't know who you are coming home with. . .here we are. . .we don't even know who we are going out with!
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References The Graduate (1967) See more »


Some Candy Talking
Written by Jim Reid and William Reid
Performed by The Jesus & Mary Chain (as The Jesus and Mary Chain)
Warner Bros. Music
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc., Sire Records and WEA Records, Ltd.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Ah!The 80's....
29 January 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was a pretty cool film!It managed to capture,what I thought,at least,the joy of being young,single,and looking for love in the eighties! The music is the real plus here!Depeche Mode's song,"But not tonight" fitted so nicely in this movie. Yes,how we loved our rock stars back then,eh? Following them around,hoping to get a glimpse of them and bathe in the magic that they poured out! Now,don't expect this movie to be deep and meaningful.No,it's not that at all,but just sit back and enjoy the ride! Remember the good ol'days of youth and laugh at those clothes and hairstyles!Ah!The 80's...miss them so much!

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