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She's Out of Control (1989)

 -  Comedy  -  14 April 1989 (USA)
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When an average-looking teenage girl gets a makeover, it's enough to turn make her father become overprotective of her.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Doug Simpson
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Janet Pearson
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Dr. Fishbinder
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Mr. Pearson
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Katie Simpson
Laura Mooney ...
Bonnie Simpson
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Jeff Robbins
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Joey
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Timothy (as Matthew L. Perry)
Lance Wilson-White ...
Richard
Michael Alaimo ...
Baggage Handler
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Doug's Secretary
Diana Barrows ...
Lisa
Jan Bina ...
Harpist
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Kid at Beach
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Storyline

Doug Simpson lives alone with his two daughters Katie and Bonnie. Katie has just turned 15 and when Doug is out of town on a business trip she gets herself a treatment at a beauty parlor. She removes her braces and her thick glasses. Without those, she is a beautiful young woman and the boys line up outside the front door to date her. But Doug won't accept that his *girl* is seeing *men*... Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Girls go wild, boys go crazy, and dads go nuts! See more »

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14 April 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Daddy's Little Girl  »

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$12,065,892 (USA)
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Film critic Gene Siskel hated this movie so much that he stated on "Siskel & Ebert" that it almost made him quit his job. Yet he stated that later the same day he saw a better teen comedy Say Anything... (1989) and it encouraged him not to quit. See more »

Goofs

When Richard is in the kitchen talking to Doug, he speculates on what would happen if Katie met a duke or a prince in Europe. He says, "What about that Prince Charles guy?" To which Doug responds, "Prince Charles is married." However, both men's lips form the word "Andrew" instead of Charles. See more »

Quotes

Timothy: You teasing little bitch!
Katie Simpson: Thank you Timothy, that was beautiful and special.
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Remade as We Are Not Angels 2 (2005) See more »

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16 Candles
Written by Luther Dixon & Allyson R. Khent
Performed by The Crests
Courtesy of Post Records c/o Original Sound Entertainment
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Silly & predictable, but its O.K.
15 July 1999 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

I didn't mind this film. It's one of those films that are good to watch really late at night, when you really just want to wind down. It is pretty silly, but it has some funny moments. Ami Dolenz can't act very well, but in the role she is playing it really doesn't matter. Dana Ashbrook is very amusing as the leather clad boyfriend from hell. But Matthew Perry is not particularly convincing as the all too perfect Yale college boy. Tony Danza seems to be treating the whole exercise like an extended version of a Who's the Boss? episode, which is probably why he was given the part. Although it's not very original, and similar theme films have done it much better, it's still not a bad effort. At least it was not boring.


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