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Who's That Girl (1987)

The life of an uptight tax lawyer turns chaotic when he is asked to escort a young woman newly released from prison, who persuades him to help prove her innocence.

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Cast

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Loudon Trott
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Wendy Worthington
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Simon Worthington
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Mrs. Worthington
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Montgomery Bell (as Sir John Mills)
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Detective Bellson
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Detective Doyle
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Raoul
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Benny
James Dietz ...
Buck
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Sandy - Wendy's Friend
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Heather - Wendy's Friend (as Karen Baldwin)
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Rachel - Wendy's Friend
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Denise - Wendy's Friend
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Four years unjustly jailed haven't dampened the spirits or determination of Nikki Finn. Th spunky parolee sets out to clear her name - and sets the Big Apple spinning in deliriously funny ways. Written by Anonymous

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A funny thing happened on the way to the bus station.

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Comedy | Music | Romance

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7 August 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Slammer  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$2,548,205 (USA) (9 August 1987)

Gross:

$7,305,209 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Originally, Sean Penn was set to co-star with Madonna but after their movie Shanghai Surprise (1986) flopped, the producers opted to go with Griffin Dunne instead, fresh from his success with After Hours (1985). See more »

Goofs

In the parking garage, Loudon is driving erratically because he is not wearing his glasses, after he parks off the side of the building, Loudon is swinging on the door, hovering over the water, without his glasses on, the next scene he appears with his glasses on. See more »

Quotes

Nikki Finn: [after jumping from one building over to another, to Louden] Jump!
Louden Trott: [reaching the edge of the building, nervous] What?
Nikki Finn: Come on!
Louden Trott: Are you insane?
Nikki Finn: I did it, you can do it!
Louden Trott: You're a criminal, I'm a tax attorney! I'll be alright here, I'm sure somebody'll call the cops.
Nikki Finn: They are the cops!
Louden Trott: [shots are being fired behind him, nonstop] AHH!
Louden Trott: [nervously] Maybe if I just explain...
Nikki Finn: Explain what, Trott? That we were buyin' four stolen semi-automatic weapons on your gold card?
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Soundtracks

Turn It Up
Performed by Michael Davidson
Written by Michael Davidson and Frederic Mercier
Produced by Mike Stock, Matt Aitken & Pete Waterman (as Stock Aitken Waterman)
Courtesy of SIRE Records
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All right, look. I know nobody likes it...

...but I am sorry. I dig this movie. I cannot help it. I admire Madonna greatly for her staying power; by some people's standards, Madonna has been around forever, and EVERYONE knows who she is. My take is this: kooky Nikki Finn dragging pathetically straightlaced Louden Trott all around the city on her own agenda, right after she's gotten out of the joint, is FUNNY. Is this movie immature? Yeah, sometimes. Is it predictable? Yeah, sometimes. Is it a fluffy little film that's regarded by some as a cheesy classic of the eighties? Yep. As Madonna said later, "Why don't you just deal with it?" :)


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