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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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Trivia

Ami Dolenz, who plays 15 year-old Katie in this movie, was actually 20 at the time. 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

Doug Simpson: [catching up with Katie] Who was that? Was that, that Joey kid? The kid with the flying saucer truck? I saw the earring. You couldn't make a date with your father, you had to sneak a boyfriend into.
Katie Simpson: Dad, when I broke a date with Joey he thought I was dating another guy, he followed me here. Men are so insecure!
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References Crossfire (1982) See more »

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Incense & Peppermints
Written by Timothy Gilbert & John Carter
Performed by The Strawberry Alarm Clock (as Strawberry Alarm Clock)
Courtesy of MCA Records
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Lots of fun
31 July 2001 | by (NS, Canada) – See all my reviews

This is a really, really good movie.It's a great teen flick and it's enjoyable even if you're not a teen. There's no swearing in this movie;they only say b**ch once, that's it. There's no violence, there is however some sex-related talk. Except for that, it's a good clean movie. A great movie for fathers and daughters to watch together. Lots of very '80's hair, clothes,and music!Very funny, very cute, a good choice. I recommend it!


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