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Girl (1998)

A straight-A teen explores Portland's rock scene.

Director:

Jonathan Kahn

Writers:

Blake Nelson (novel), David E. Tolchinsky (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dominique Swain ... Andrea Marr
Sean Patrick Flanery ... Todd Sparrow
Summer Phoenix ... Rebecca
Tara Reid ... Cybil
Selma Blair ... Darcy
Channon Roe ... Kevin
Portia de Rossi ... Carla (as Portia Di Rossi)
Christopher Masterson ... Richard (as Christopher Kennedy Masterson)
David Moscow ... Greg
James Karen ... Dad
Rosemary Forsyth ... Mom
Jay R. Ferguson ... Parker Blackman
Katharine Towne ... Marjorie (as Kate Towne)
Robert Bower Robert Bower ... Buzz Mitchell
John Philbin ... Mr. Jones
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Storyline

Andrea Marr is a bright, straight-A, mature, 18-year-old high school senior on the verge of womanhood who decides to abandon her sheltered, boring lifestyle and her bookish friend Darcy for a look into the local rock and roll scene as a groupie to local rock singer Tod Sparrow and learn more about the life of one who follows a touring band along with her new friends aspiring rock star wannabee Cybil, outgoing fellow groupie Rebecca, and music critic Kevin. Written by matt-282

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she's all that and more See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Music | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sexuality, language and some teen alcohol and drug use | See all certifications »
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Trivia

Five years later, Dominique Swain was promised the female lead as Julianne in Devil's Pond (2003), but eventually lost out to Tara Reid, her co-star here. See more »

Goofs

After a football is thrown at Richard and Greg in the cafeteria, Dominique Swain's stand-ins face is visible instead of her own. See more »

Quotes

Todd: [sitting down at the piano] :... I wanna play something for you. It's not finished yet, but... I don't know, I just kinda want you to...
Andrea: [thinking] ... get naked?
Todd: ...hear it anyway.
[Todd starts singing 4 lines of a sad song]
Andrea: [thinking] He sang with passion, he sang with pain...
[Todd finished singing]
Andrea: [thinking] ... he sang for about 20 seconds!
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Connections

Referenced in Jersey Girl (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Which Way
Performed by Magnet
Written by Mark Goodman
Courtesy of PC Music
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just plain stupid
16 April 2004 | by JennyGumpSee all my reviews

I watched this movie thinking "hey, there are some good actors in this, so it might be good". yeah right, i was totally wrong about that. This movie is about a teenaged girl who really, really, wants to have sex. She thinks that having sex will make her a woman. What she really wants is to have sex with a guy in a band who she idolizes and she just happens to know his sister. She can't really have him so she just loses her virginity to a guy who she deems as being "ugly" and "disgusting" yet, the actor playing him is pretty goodlooking and the guy is pretty nice to her. oh yeah, it gets worse. After this, she finally gets to have sex with the guy in the band, and so she becomes his groupie. Going around with him on his tour and having sex with him whenever possible including in a barn. After all this, she realizes that she didn't need to have sex to be a woman (duh!). The most annoying part is at the end when one of her friends says to her "You are so strong, I wish I could be more like you". what? so during this movie, we were actually supposed to like the main character? She is a doofus. Really, this movie is just a glorified, and more dramatic version of Ammerican Pie. It's all about sex, sex, and sex except the main character isnt as likeable.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 May 1998 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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