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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. When a competition is announced to find a new Dance TV regular ... See full summary »

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... Mr. Malene
... Rikki
Richard Blade ... the DTV Host
... Zach (as Ian Giatti)
... Maggie Malene
... Janey
... Jeff
... Lynne
... J.P. Sands
... Col. Glenn
... Drew
... Natalie
Margaret Howell ... Mrs. Glenn
... Ira
Lee Arnone ... Mrs. Lemsky
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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. 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

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PG | See all certifications »

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12 April 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dziewczyny chca sie bawic  »

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$6,326,051, 31 December 1985
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Trivia

Gina Gershon appears unaccredited as a dancer. See more »

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During the first audition, when Lynn gets stepped on and thrown on the floor by her dance partner, behind them you can see Jeff's and Janey's dance doubles. See more »

Quotes

[Jeff is pushing Drew's old, corroded, smoking, brown Mercedes until the engine will start up]
Drew: You don't understand that this car makes a statement.
Jeff: Yeah, it says, 'Hi, I'm garbage.'
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References The Muppet Show (1976) See more »

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Girls Just Want to Have Fun
Performed by Deborah Galli with Tami Holbrook, Meredith Marshall
Written by Robert Hazard
Produced by Don Perry and Bob Summers
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I still love this movie!
3 November 1999 | by See all my reviews

I just rewatched it on the comedy channel. It's such a feelgood movie. It makes you want to dance. I always wished for a sequel. I would love to see how the characters turned out years later. Sarah and Helen are great in this movie. And I think Sarah did alot of her own stunts because she was doing gymnastics at the time. The dancing is great and the music is pure 80's fun. The movie has a good storyline that moves along with just the right amount of suspense and timing. This is a fun, feelgood dance movie. I highly recommend it.


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