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Times Square (1980)

Two ill-matched teenage girls form a punk band and soon have New York City by its ears.

Director:

Allan Moyle (as Alan Moyle)

Writers:

Jacob Brackman (screenplay by), Allan Moyle (story by) (as Alan Moyle) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tim Curry ... Johnny LaGuardia
Trini Alvarado ... Pamela Pearl
Robin Johnson ... Nicky Marotta
Peter Coffield ... David Pearl
Herbert Berghof Herbert Berghof ... Dr. Huber
David Margulies ... Dr. Zymansky
Anna Maria Horsford ... Rosie Washington
Michael Margotta ... JoJo
J.C. Quinn ... Simon
Miguel Pinero Miguel Pinero ... Roberto
Ronald 'Smokey' Stevens Ronald 'Smokey' Stevens ... Heavy
Billy Mernit Billy Mernit ... Blondell
Paul Sass Paul Sass ... Blondell
Artie Weinstein Artie Weinstein ... Blondell
Tim Choate ... Eastman
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Storyline

Two girls run away from a mental institution and forge a relationship on the streets of New York City. They soon begin enjoying their punk-rock life until the powers that be start nosing around, looking for them, unsettling their already delicate mental states. Will the Sleez Sisters be torn apart? Or will they tear themselves apart? Written by Amy K.

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There's only one way and that's running away and hanging out and setting yourself free. See more »

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Drama | Music

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Did You Know?

Trivia

One of the dancers cheering on Robin Johnson in her first musical scene was porn star Sharon Mitchell. See more »

Goofs

In the final musical number, a safety wire is visible on Nicky Marotta. See more »

Quotes

Nicky Marotta: My heart/it's pumpin'/my foot/it's runnin'/my head/it's hurtin'/it's hurtin' me./I never told you/everything/I never said the stuff I should/I was chicken to tell you/I never thought I could./ Find me/help me/save me./Can you hear me?/Can you feel me out there?/Pammy! I'm callin' you Pammy! Pammy!
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Connections

References People (1978) See more »

Soundtracks

You Can't Hurry Love
Composed by Brian Holland (as Holland), Lamont Dozier (as Dozier), Eddie Holland (as Holland)
Performed by D.L. Byron
Courtey of Arista Records, Inc. and Stone Agate Music Division
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I love this movie:
31 December 1998 | by Rick-135See all my reviews

The film is very cool. Robin Johnson is GREAT as Nikki. The soundtrack is one of my favorite movie soundtracks of all time. This was the first VHS movie I ever bought. Fans of punk music and punk movies will LOVE this film.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 October 1980 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Times Square See more »

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Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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