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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She's The Only Thing Better Than Being There 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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Trivia

At Mann's Chinese Theatre, the main attraction is Girl 6 (1996). 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 »

Connections

References Good Times (1974) See more »

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Pink Cashmere
Produced, Arranged, Composed, and Performed by Prince
Strings Orchestrated by Clare Fischer
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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Interesting
21 April 2003 | by EmerencianoSee all my reviews

I have always like Spike Lee's movie due to the intelligence he puts in the plot and in the dialogues. His films are full of things that make we think and they're guarantee we'll have fun. "Girl 6" however doesn't fit this category. It's not bad, actually I liked it, but it's just an ordinary movie. I liked (very beautiful) Theresa Radle performance and Spike Lee himself is also good. There are lots of pretty girls in "Girl 6", what is a good reason to watch it, but there's nothing really impressive here.

My rate 6/10


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 March 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Girl 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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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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