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Heathers (1988)

 -  Comedy  -  31 March 1989 (USA)
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A girl who half-heartedly tries to be part of the "in crowd" of her school meets a rebel who teaches her a more devious way to play social politics; killing the popular kids.

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Heather (Duke)
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Heather (McNamara)
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Heather (Chandler)
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Storyline

A regular girl, Veronica, tries to survive the social jungle of high school by sticking with the three most popular girls at school who are all called Heather. As she meets a sociopath named JD, her life spirals into a continuous cycle of hate, unintentional murder and indifference, as she exacts revenge on her enemies, also known as her best friends. Written by Marielle <msaz.movies@gmail.com>

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A killer comedy. See more »

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31 March 1989 (USA)  »

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Fatal Game  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$1,108,462 (USA)
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Trivia

The role of Veronica was intended for Jennifer Connelly who turned it down. See more »

Goofs

After exiting the restroom and entering the cafeteria, Heather #1 is holding the red lunch poll clipboard. Heather #1 is still holding it when Veronica starts walking towards JD (and you can see both Veronica's hands are empty), but when Veronica arrives and asks JD the question, Veronica magically has the clipboard. See more »

Quotes

Geek: Ah, oh, uh! I like to suck big dicks. Or, uh... Mmmm! Mmmm! I can't get enough of 'em!
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Que Sera, Sera
Written by Jay Livingston & Ray Evans
Published by Jay Livingston Music - St. Angelo Music
Performed by Syd Straw
Arranged by Van Dyke Parks
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Wicked Funny
15 September 2003 | by See all my reviews

Unlike many of the teen movies that have enjoyed enduring appeal, "Heathers" survives not due to nostalgia, but because of its intelligence and searing, midnight-black wit.

Winona Ryder is Veronica, the disillusioned popular girl who falls in with a dangerous loner - Christian Slater as the malefic J.D. The two attempt to right their high school's social wrongs and end up on a killing spree.

Released on the cusp of the 1980s, the film feels strikingly prescient and more disturbing than ever today.


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