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My Girl (1991)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Family | 27 November 1991 (USA)
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A young girl, on the threshold of her teen years, finds her life turning upside down, when she is accompanied by an unlikely friend.

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Gramoo Sultenfuss
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Dr. Welty
Jane Hallaren ...
Nurse Randall
Anthony R. Jones ...
Arthur
Tom Villard ...
Justin
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Charles
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Ray
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Vada Sultenfuss is obsessed with death. Her mother is dead, and her father runs a funeral parlor. She is also in love with her English teacher, and joins a poetry class over the summer just to impress him. Thomas J., her best friend, is "allergic to everything", and sticks with Vada despite her hangups. When Vada's father hires Shelly, a makeup expert, in his funeral parlor, and begins to fall in love with her, Vada is outraged and does everything in her power to split them up. Written by Liz Jordan <c9310494@alinga.newcastle.edu.au>

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When your Dad's an undertaker, your Mom's in heaven, and your Grandma's got a screw loose...it's good to have a friend who understands you. Even if he is a boy.


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27 November 1991 (USA)  »

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Mi primer beso  »

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$16,500,000 (estimated)

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$59,847,242 (USA)
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Trivia

Chevy Chase was considered for the role of Harry Sultenfuss, but since he didn't have much experience acting in dramatic roles, producer Brian Grazer suggested Dan Aykroyd to director Howard Zieff instead as he had more experience, fresh off of an Oscar nomination for Driving Miss Daisy (1989). See more »

Goofs

Vada owns a mood ring. The movie takes place in 1972, but mood rings weren't invented until 1975. See more »

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[first lines]
Vada Sultenfuss: I was born jaundiced. Once I sat on a toilet seat at a truck stop and caught hemorrhoids. And I've learned to live with this chicken bone that's been lodged in my throat for the past three years. So I knew Dad would be devastated when he learned of my latest affliction.
[to Harry]
Vada Sultenfuss: Dad, I don't want to upset you, but my left breast is developing at a significantly faster rate than my right. It can only mean one thing: cancer. I'm dying.
Harry: [making a sandwich] Okay, sweetie, hand me the ...
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Wildflower
Written by Doug Edwards and Dave Richardson
Performed by The Skylarks
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by arrangement with CEMA Special Markets
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cute, sweet, funny, great!
6 October 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This movie was so good, it was a very touching, sweet and just a fun movie too watch, i liked it much better then the second and i think that anyone who likes a cute, touching, sweet movie that has little kids in it, should love it just as much as i do!


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