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Girl 6 (1996)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 22 March 1996 (USA)
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An aspiring actress disappointed by her treatment in the movie industry turns to phone sex to make a living.

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Spike Lee
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Theresa Randle ... Girl 6
Isaiah Washington ... Shoplifter
Spike Lee ... Jimmy
Jenifer Lewis ... Boss #1 - Lil
Debi Mazar ... Girl #39
Peter Berg ... Caller #1 - Bob
Michael Imperioli ... Scary Caller #30
Dina Pearlman ... Girl #19
Maggie Rush Maggie Rush ... Girl #42
Desi Moreno Desi Moreno ... Girl #4
Kristen Wilson ... Salesgirl #1
K Funk K Funk ... Salesgirl #2 (as k funk)
Debra Wilson ... Salesgirl #3
Naomi Campbell ... Girl #75
Gretchen Mol ... Girl #12
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Storyline

This Spike Lee film examines the life of an aspiring actress in New York. She is upset by the treatment of women in the movie industry during one of her screen tests with 'QT'. Out of work and desperate for money, she decides to take a job as a phone-sex operator. Here, unlike her previous dealings with potential employers, her (female) boss is kind, caring, and sensitive. Later, she begins to get too engrossed in her work and starts to lose touch with reality, represented by her friend and neighbor, Jimmy. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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A fresh, sassy and sexy comedy! See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for explicit sexual dialogue and some nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 March 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Rapariga: Código 6 See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,485,764, 24 March 1996

Gross USA:

$4,939,939

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,939,939
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Spike Lee's first feature film in which he did not contribute to the screenplay See more »

Quotes

Scary Caller #30: You're not happy because you're a fuckslut.
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Crazy Credits

In the last scene, when the girl crosses the street, it reads "The End" on the Chinese Theatre marquee on the other side. See more »

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References Vertigo (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

Nothing Compares 2 U
Produced, Arranged, and Composed by Prince
Performed by Prince & The New Power Generation
Used by permission of Controversy Music/WB Music Corp. (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records/Paisley Park
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Theresa Randle is very good
3 August 2002 | by neilmacSee all my reviews

A good performance by Theresa Randle carries the movie. Theresa is believable and charismatic in the lead role (not to mention good-looking n]).

There are a number of nice touches and funny bits. The way Theresa is gradually drawn into the phone-play and begins to half-believe the fantasy is well done. Halle Berry does a good cameo and the practice session where Naomi Campbell firmly puts down a sleazeball caller is hilarious.

Enjoyed the music too. Prince wrote some of the songs and in particular there is a really nice blues vocal in the scene where Girl 6 waits to meet 'Bob Regular'.

Complaint: I wish Spike Lee would stay out of his own movies - he can't act. His flat, emotionless performance spoils the credibility of his supposed friendship with the Theresa Randle character.


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