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The story of five teenage girls who form an unlikely bond after beating up a teacher who has sexually harassed them. They build a solid friendship but their wild ways begin to get out of control. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

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It took them 17 years to learn the rules. And one week to break them all. See more »

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Rated R for teen nudity, drug use, strong language and some violent situations | See all certifications »

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23 August 1996 (USA)  »

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Amigas  »

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$141,617 (USA) (23 August 1996)

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$258,263 (USA) (30 August 1996)
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Trivia

Was filmed in part at Lincoln High School in Portland, Oregon. See more »

Quotes

Madeline "Maddy" Wirtz: This is kidnapping!
Margaret "Legs" Sadovsky: It's only a word, Maddy, don't let it scare you.
Madeline "Maddy" Wirtz: You're what's scaring me.
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References Psycho (1960) See more »

Soundtracks

Let's Get F***** Up
Performed by The Cramps
Written by Poison Ivy Rorschach (as Rorschac) / Lux Interior (as Interior)
Courtesy of Giant Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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a girl's world should be her own
14 November 1999 | by (NYC, USA) – See all my reviews

Not a perfect film, but I got a great feeling from it. I love movies about girls together, being strong and being friends. Not being intimidated and even laughing when the football team shows up to threaten them. Some of the things they did were not ideal, but they were kids, and they made mistakes. Legs was a cool character, and she meant well even when she was acting nuts. But it showed girls sticking together in the face of a "man's" world, the boys visiting their house in the woods, the boys attacking them and the girls commandeering the truck... dancing in the house, driving fast and music blaring... when girls are together, laughing and feeling great in their own skin, nothing else in the world matters, and no opression can hold them. That's the feeling I got from this film.


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