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Just Another Girl on the I.R.T. (1992)

R  |   |  Drama  |  19 March 1993 (USA)
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Chantel Mitchell (Ariyan Johnson), a hip, articulate, black high-school girl in Brooklyn, is determined not to become "just another girl on the IRT" (the IRT is one of NYC's subway lines). ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chantel Mitchell
Kevin Thigpen ...
Ebony Jerido ...
Chequita Jackson ...
Jerard Washington ...
Tony Wilkes ...
Owen Mitchell
Karen Robinson ...
Debra Mitchell
Johnny Roses ...
Mr. Weinberg
Kisha Richardson ...
Wendell Moore ...
Mr. Moore
William Badgett ...
Laura Ross ...
Woman Customer
Rasha Mella ...
Woman in Welfare Office (as Rashmella)
Ron L. Cox ...
Clinic Doctor


Chantel Mitchell (Ariyan Johnson), a hip, articulate, black high-school girl in Brooklyn, is determined not to become "just another girl on the IRT" (the IRT is one of NYC's subway lines). She dreams of medical school, a family, and an escape from the generational poverty and street-corner life her friends seem to have accepted as their lot. But personal and sexual challenges confront Chantel on her way to fulfilling these dreams. Written by Fred Goodridge

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Rated R for language and sexuality | See all certifications »

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The initials "I.R.T." in the film's title stand for "Interborough Rapid Transit", which refers to a number of New York City's subway systems. Despite the title, however, there is only one scene where Chantel Mitchell is seen in the subway. See more »


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Ms.Johnson is talented and beautiful!!
18 July 2001 | by (New York City) – See all my reviews

This is a story of success and failure in the BIG CITY! Ariyan Johnson a talented actress shows what a strong black women really is! All of the performances are great! But it is Ms. Johnson that truly shines! After seeing her for a brief time on "The Steve Harvey Show" a few years back she has disappeared! Rent this film and get a real taste of life in the BIG CITY!*****

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