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

PG | | 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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Trenton Teigen ...
Kurt
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Sean Blackman ...
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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Storyline

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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Stepkids  »

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$271,327
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Trivia

This film's trailer appeared rampantly on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: The Secret of the Ooze Vhs tape. On the trailer the film was titled Step Kids. See more »

Goofs

On the DVD release, on the outside jacket's plot synopsis, the studio mistakenly uses the lead actress' real name - Hillary - to describe her in the fictional story line. Hillary Wolf's character's name was Laura. See more »

Quotes

[after Keith has taken away her trip to Hawaii]
Laura Chartoff: Fine! I quit this family. I hope you choke on poi! I hope your leis shrivel up and die! I hope Don Ho's show REALLY SUCKS!
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References The Brady Bunch (1969) See more »

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La Wally
Composed by Alfredo Catalani
Performed by Éva Marton with The Steinberg Orchestra
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Enjoyable
3 June 2003 | by See all my reviews

I watched this movie with my two daughters which are thirteen and eleven years old. They both really liked the movie (so did I). I have never even heard of this movie till I seen it on starz family channel. I would give it a 8/10


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