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Who's That Girl (1987)

The life of an uptight tax lawyer turns chaotic when he is asked to escort a young woman newly released from prison, who persuades him to help prove her innocence.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Nikki Finn
... Loudon Trott
... Wendy Worthington
... Simon Worthington
... Mrs. Worthington
... Montgomery Bell (as Sir John Mills)
... Detective Bellson
... Detective Doyle
... Raoul
... Benny
James Dietz ... Buck
... Sandy - Wendy's Friend
... Heather - Wendy's Friend (as Karen Baldwin)
... Rachel - Wendy's Friend
... Denise - Wendy's Friend
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Storyline

Four years unjustly jailed haven't dampened the spirits or determination of Nikki Finn. Th spunky parolee sets out to clear her name - and sets the Big Apple spinning in deliriously funny ways. Written by Anonymous

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A funny thing happened on the way to the bus station.

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Comedy | Music | Romance

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PG | See all certifications »

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7 August 1987 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,548,205, 9 August 1987, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$7,305,209
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(Technicolor)

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The film was released to a total of 944 theatres, with an extra 66 being added later. See more »

Goofs

Louden and Nikki leave the bank after they find out it is closed, Mr. Worthington calls, Nikki gets on the phone, holds it up and begins to fire her gun, the next scene as she continues to shoot the gun, her hand is no longer on the phone but on the top of the windshield See more »

Quotes

Louden Trott: You're lying.
Nikki Finn: How do you know?
Louden Trott: Your lips are moving.
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Crazy Credits

An animated Nikki Finn opens up the Warner Bros logo and steps out. She then sets off a musical number ("Causing a Commotion") that covers the opening credits, and recaps the events that got Nikki in prison. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Hey Dad..!: Home at Last! (1988) See more »

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Papa Oom Mow Mow
Written by Al Frazier, Carl White, Turner Wilson Jr. and John Harris
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23 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

The critics pile on most post-"Desperately" Madonna comedies, but this was not at all bad. It's a latter-day "Bringing Up Baby," and it's no insult to the memory of Hawks, Grant and Hepburn to say this was almost as good. Not ringing praise, but I think fans of screwball owe it to themselves to see it. Madonna's Golden Globe for "Evita" and stunning film debut in "Susan" were no fluke; she is quite funny here. Griffin Dunne is a worthy foil, as she brings out his best performance. I defy non-Grinches not to laugh when she pulls a "Knock Knock" joke at a staid coop board meeting. See it.


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