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My Girl ()


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A young girl, on the threshold of her teen years, finds her life turning upside down, when she is accompanied by an unlikely friend.

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Harry Sultenfuss
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Shelly DeVoto
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Thomas J. Sennett
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Vada Sultenfuss
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Phil Sultenfuss
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Mr. Bixler
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Gramoo Sultenfuss
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Dr. Welty
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Nurse Randall
Anthony R. Jones ...
Arthur
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Justin
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Ronda
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Charles
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Ray
Jody Wilson ...
Mrs. Hunsaker
Linda Perri ...
Betty
Nancy L. Chlumsky ...
Jackie
Glenda Chism ...
Thomas J.'s Mother
Bill Cordell ...
Thomas J.'s Father
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Danny
George Colangelo ...
Ralph
Anthony Finazzo ...
Howie
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Billy
Zachary McLemore ...
Zack
T.J. Collazo ...
Boy
Cassi Abel ...
Judy
Amanda Cole ...
Girl
Bree Butler ...
Girl
Harvey Bellman ...
Bingo Announcer
John DeRussy ...
Vernon
Henry Kohn ...
Carl
Florence Mistrot ...
Margie
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Carnival Barker
Edgar Allan Poe IV ...
Carnival Barker
Robert V. Girolami ...
George
Kurt Smildsin ...
Policeman
Paul Nagle Jr. ...
Minister
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Suzanne
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Bumper Car Driver (uncredited)
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Extra (uncredited)
Victor Iemolo ...
Bumper Car Driver (uncredited)
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Bumper Car Driver (uncredited)
L.A. Rothman ...
Anna (uncredited)

Directed by

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Howard Zieff

Written by

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Laurice Elehwany ... (written by)

Produced by

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Joseph M. Caracciolo ... executive producer
David T. Friendly ... executive producer
Hannah Gold ... associate producer
Brian Grazer ... producer

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James Newton Howard

Cinematography by

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Paul Elliott ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Wendy Greene Bricmont

Editorial Department

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Kimberley Bennett ... additional editor
Brent Brooks ... assistant editor
David Bryden ... color timer (as Dave Briden)
Chris Ingram ... assistant editor
Carolyn Calvert ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Casting By

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Mary Colquhoun

Production Design by

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Joseph T. Garrity

Art Direction by

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Pat Tagliaferro

Set Decoration by

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Linda Allen

Costume Design by

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Karen Patch

Makeup Department

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Joseph Coscia ... hair stylist
Allen Weisinger ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Joseph M. Caracciolo ... unit production manager
Chantal Feghali ... post-production supervisor (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Robert V. Girolami ... first assistant director
Douglas S. Ornstein ... second second assistant director
Chris Stoia ... second assistant director (as Christopher Stoia)

Art Department

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Jill Bedford ... property assistant
Rick Galbraith ... construction coordinator
Mervyn Johnson ... construction foreman
Deborah Schildt ... property master
Matthew Sullivan ... on-set dresser
Jo Brown ... lead scenic (uncredited)
Don Dalstra ... carpenter (uncredited)
Doug DuRose ... props (uncredited)
Donna Fewell ... art department buyer (uncredited)
Mark Garner ... set designer (uncredited)
Sherman Labby ... production illustrator (uncredited)
Joseph Lallement ... carpenter (uncredited)
Debi Shirk Tagliaferro ... art department coordinator (uncredited)
Bart Wild ... props (uncredited)

Sound Department

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Steve C. Aaron ... production sound mixer
Bill W. Benton ... re-recording mixer
Harry Cheney ... sound editor (as Harry Chaney)
David B. Cohn ... adr editor
Carlos Delarios ... re-recording mixer (as Carlos De Larios)
Roxanne Jones ... supervising sound editor
R.J. Kizer ... adr editor
Mark R. La Pointe ... sound editor (as Mark LaPointe)
Victor B. Lackey ... sound editor
Tom C. McCarthy ... supervising sound editor (as Tom McCarthy)
David M. O'Dell ... boom operator
Don S. Walden ... sound editor
Gregory H. Watkins ... re-recording mixer
John O. Wilde ... sound editor (as John Wild)
Catt LeBaigue ... foley editor (uncredited)
Gary Marullo ... foley artist (uncredited)
Timothy Pearson ... foley artist (uncredited)
Jack Roth ... utility sound (uncredited)
John Sisti ... sound editor (uncredited)

Stunts

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Artie Malesci ... stunt coordinator
Jeff Moldovan ... stunt coordinator
Patti Muxó ... stunts
John Zimmerman ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Curtis Bradford ... chief lighting technician (as Curtiss Bradford)
Don Cely ... best boy electric (as Don B. Cely)
Richard Eliano ... first assistant camera
Jon Baronn Farmer ... still photographer
Bill Finger ... second assistant camera (as William Finger)
Charley Gilleran ... second grip
Victor Korte ... dolly grip
Chris Squires ... camera operator
Thaddeus Wadleigh ... key grip
John S. Campbell ... grip (uncredited)
Durk Tyndall ... grip (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Alan Berger ... casting assistant
Ellen Jacoby ... casting: Florida
Burton Sharp ... voice casting (as Burt Sharp)
Suzy Sachs ... casting: Seattle (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Kim Carleton ... wardrobe: men (as Kimberly Carlton)
Wendy Champagne ... assistant costume designer
Kelly M. Webb ... wardrobe: women (as Kelly Webb)

Location Management

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John Garrett ... location manager

Music Department

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Chris Boardman ... orchestrator
Brad Dechter ... orchestrator
Tom Kramer ... music editor
Michael Mason ... assistant to composer
Marty Paich ... conductor
Dennis S. Sands ... scoring mixer (as Dennis Sands)
Marc Bonilla ... composer: additional music (uncredited) / musician: electric guitar (uncredited)
Tom Boyd ... musician: oboe soloist (uncredited)
Jim Self ... musician: tuba, dubbing for Dan Aykroyd (uncredited)
James Thatcher ... musician: French horn (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Edwin Bowden ... transportation captain (as Edwin W. Bowden Jr.)
John Orlebeck ... transportation coordinator
Stanley Robinson ... driver (uncredited)

Other crew

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Ellen Gannon ... production secretary
Norman Gary ... technical advisor: bees (as Dr. Norman Gary)
David J. Grant ... assistant: Mr. Caracciolo
Wendi Haas ... production coordinator
Sandra M. Haskell ... script supervisor (as Sandra Marley Haskell)
Margaret Mitchell ... production accountant (as Margaret A. Mitchell)
Mac Newbury ... unit publicist (as Mack Newberry)
Stephen M. Clark ... production assistant (uncredited)
Kevin Franklin Gieb ... production assistant (uncredited)
Lisa Marie Hill ... payroll: accountant (uncredited)
Margo Hunt McKay ... production secretary (uncredited)
Rotimi Rainwater ... production assistant (uncredited)
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Plot Summary

1972. Vada Sultenfuss (played by Anna Chlumsky) is an intelligent, bubbly, hypochondriacal 11-year old girl. Her father, Harry (Dan Aykroyd), is a mortician and a widower. Her best friend is Thomas J Sennett (Macaulay Culkin). Then her father hires a new receptionist, Shelly (Jamie Lee Curtis), and life will never be the same again. Written by grantss

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Taglines A funny and moving family film! See more »
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Also Known As
  • My Girl - Meine erste Liebe (Germany)
  • Mi chica (Spain)
  • La meva noia (Spain, Catalan title)
  • Kiz Arkadasim (Turkey, Turkish title)
  • To koritsi mou (Greece)
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Runtime
  • 102 min
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Budget $17,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia The willow tree that is seen throughout the movie is not a willow tree. Due to issues finding a perfect pond with a willow tree by it, the creators had to find a different tree, remove all of its branches, and replace the tree's branches with fake willow tree branches. See more »
Goofs Even though the film takes place in 1972, you can see cars that are from the 1980s visible in the background. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Beauty and the Beast/Black Robe/My Girl/Meeting Venus (1991). See more »
Soundtracks My Girl See more »
Quotes Vada Sultenfuss: [to Thomas J., after getting her first period] Get outta here! And don't come back for five to seven days!
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