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Girl 6 (1996)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 22 March 1996 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Girl 6
... Shoplifter
... Jimmy
... Boss #1 - Lil
... Girl #39
... Caller #1 - Bob
... Scary Caller #30
... Girl #19
Maggie Rush ... Girl #42
Desi Moreno ... Girl #4
... Salesgirl #1
K Funk ... Salesgirl #2 (as k funk)
... Salesgirl #3
... Girl #75
... Girl #12
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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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She's The Only Thing Better Than Being There See more »

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Comedy | Drama

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

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22 March 1996 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Rapariga: Código 6  »

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Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$4,903,000
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The dog that Madonna is holding in the strip club scene is her own dog. See more »

Quotes

Judy, aka Girl 6: Baby, let me tell you something. You can continue to live in your little fantasy world with your baseball cards and the autographed bullshit or whatever the fuck is it you do, but me, I got to eat and pay the rent. Phone sex is acting, and if you don't like it, you can step.
Jimmy: Fuck you, you know, at least I got Willie Mays and Hank Aaron's autograph on a baseball card, you know, they're in the hall of fame.
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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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Erotic City
Produced, Arranged, and Composed by Prince
Performed by Prince & The Revolution
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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Great acting, fascinating portrayal of breakdown
4 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

This movie goes nowhere, but is endlessly fascinating getting there. Theresa Randle plays an actress trying to get a part who is _not_ willing to do anything. But when the opportunity comes to make money by fulfilling sexual fantasies on the phone, she takes to it with relish. She then slowly breaks down, no longer able to stand her own pain and loneliness and longing. This is partly comedy, partly drama, and thoroughly well-acting, with mesmerizing directorial touches.


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