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It's 1987 and Danielle, the high school 'Dirty Girl', is running away. With her is chubby, gay Clarke, a bag of flour called Joan and a Walkman full of glorious '80s tunes.

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Storyline

A comedic story of the search for identity and the redemptive power of unexpected friendship. Danielle is the dirty girl of Norman High School. When Danielle's misbehavior gets her banished to special ed, she teams up with an innocent closet-case and together they head out on a road trip to discover each other and themselves through a funny and serendipitous friendship. Written by TheGuyInThePJ's

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexual content including graphic nudity, and for language | See all certifications »

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7 July 2011 (Thailand)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,859 (USA) (7 October 2011)

Gross:

$53,630 (USA) (4 November 2011)
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Trivia

The film heavily features the music of Melissa Manchester, as Clarke (Jeremy Dozier) is a big fan. The song "Rainbird" was actually co-written by Manchester and Mary Steenburgen, who plays Clarke's mother. See more »

Goofs

The acoustic cover of "Your Love" by The Outfield playing during Joels strip tease for Clarke wasn't recorded until 1992. Five years after the time the film depicts. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Danielle: I've heard it said that this here... this here's a man's world. And some girls, they believe it. Primpin' and fussin' and holdin' out, hoping a boy will look her way. They don't know they got the power. As for me... I'm not that kind of girl. I'm on top. Which begs the question... if the girl's on top, well... who's the one getting screwed?
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Soundtracks

Shadows Of The Night
Written by D.L. Byron
Performed by Pat Benatar
Courtecy of Capitol Records
Underlicense from EMI Film and Television Music
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Must see movie
11 January 2012 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Everything about this movie is great. The story, the soundtrack, the characters, the way it was filmed, literally everything. When I choose to watch this movie I didn't know what to expect since I didn't read summaries or watch a trailer. The reason I choose to watch this movie is because of the actress Juno Temple, who by the way did a good job. I loved her connection with Clarke, their strong friendship made the movie very interesting and their adventure and road trip made the movie enjoyable. The movie isn't all happy though, there are some sad moments. It is definitely a tear jerker especially if you can relate to the story. However, the ending is quite satisfying and I wouldn't have it another way. I would recommend this movie to anyone who has a good sense of humor and anyone who enjoys a good story line with a great lesson.


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