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Big Girls Don't Cry... They Get Even (1992)

 -  Comedy  -  8 May 1992 (USA)
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A girl fed up with her quirky, disfunctional family runs away from home, casusing all of them to spend time with eachother.

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Laura Chartoff
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Runaway Boy #1
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Mr. Zordani
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Leonard
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Melissa (as Leslie Engelberg)
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Laura's parents divorced when she was eight. Now, at thirteen, she lives with her mother, her stepfather, two stepbrothers, a stepsister, and a half-brother. She used to visit her father, stepmother (third stepmother) and half-sister, but now *another* divorce is in the works, so Laura visits her father and his pregnant girlfriend -- who's only six years older than she is. Who should she feel loyalty to? And is it any wonder she wants to run away from home? Written by Susan C. Mitchell <susanm@indirect.com>

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8 May 1992 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dall'oggi al domani  »

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According to Wikipedia, Big Girls Don't Cry...They Get Even was a disappointment at the box office, grossing a scant $271,327, and the film disappeared from theaters four weeks in 1991 before its release in 1992. See more »

Goofs

As Laura is taking a picture of the Smith family (when she first meets them), she is holding the camera vertically in one shot, and then horizontally in the next. See more »

Quotes

Laura Chartoff: Why torture yourself when life will do it for you. Who said that? I did! Go ahead and quote me.
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References The Elephant Man (1980) See more »

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Screwed, Blued 'N Tattooed
Music by J. Koster, C. Van Jaarsveld, and E. Jongsma
Words by J. Koster and E. Elt
Performed by Sleeze Beez
Courtesy of Atlantic Records
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simple drama/comedy.

Big Girls don't...... is a story of a thirteen year old girl who thinks her family don't love her. When her family is going on a road trip she decides to run away. Old story in a new raincoat but still entertaining.

Just see this movie when you are tired of action/horror/SF movies and see it with your friends/family/loved one.

6 out of 10 stars


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