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Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)

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Janey is new in town and soon meets Lynne, who shares her passion for dancing in general and "Dance TV" in particular.

Director:

Alan Metter

Writer:

Amy Spies
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Biff Yeager ... Mr. Malene
Kristi Somers ... Rikki
Richard Blade Richard Blade ... DTV Host
Ian Michael Giatti ... Zach (as Ian Giatti)
Shannen Doherty ... Maggie Malene
Sarah Jessica Parker ... Janey
Lee Montgomery ... Jeff
Helen Hunt ... Lynne
Morgan Woodward ... J.P. Sands
Ed Lauter ... Col. Glenn
Jonathan Silverman ... Drew
Holly Gagnier ... Natalie
Margaret Howell Margaret Howell ... Mrs. Glenn
Terence McGovern ... Ira
Lee Arnone Lee Arnone ... Mrs. Lemsky
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Storyline

Janey is new in town and soon meets Lynne, who shares her passion for dancing in general and "Dance TV" in particular. When a competition is announced to find a new Dance TV regular couple, Janey and Lynne are determined to audition. The only problem is that Janey's father doesn't approve of that kind of thing. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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That's all they really want! See more »

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Comedy | Music | Romance

Certificate:

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Trivia

Kristi Somers was originally supposed to work only one day on this film. However, Director Alan Metter liked her performance so much, that a couple of additional scenes of her were added into the movie. See more »

Goofs

After their first rehearsal, Janey tells Lyn how she was with Jeff for over an hour. This is impossible since they are clearly only in the room for no more than 5 minutes - the same song is playing the whole time through that scene, and is still playing when Jeff leaves. See more »

Quotes

Lynne: Daaaaay-o! Day you say day you say da-a-ay-o!
Choir Sister: Miss. Stone, there is a time and a place for calypso music!
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Shout
Performed by Alex Brown
Written by Marti Sharron & Gary Skardina
Produced by Marti Sharron & Gary Skardina
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AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!
27 July 2001 | by daisyduke8000See all my reviews

This is the perfect movie for a slumber party or for just hanging out with your friends after school or on a Friday night. It's lots of fun, lots of laughs and you're guaranteed to be humming at least one tune from the movie when it's over. Helen Hunt is extremely young in this movie, and really funny. If you're looking for a romantic movie or a comedy or both, you've gotta see this! I'm 17 and my friends and I love watching this movie whenever we can.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Girls Just Want to Have Fun: The Movie See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,650,078, 14 April 1985

Gross USA:

$6,326,051

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$6,326,051
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Company Credits

Production Co:

New World Pictures, Girls See more »
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Dolby | Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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