In what was meant as a harmless birthday prank, three of Reagan High School's most popular girls, Julie, Marcie, and Courtney pretend to kidnap their friend, the latter shoving a jawbreaker into the victim's mouth to keep her from screaming. Their plan goes awry when the girl accidentally swallows the jawbreaker, choking to death. The cool and calculating Courtney tries to cover the crime but is found out by school geek Fern Mayo. In return for her silence, Courtney transforms the gawky Fern into the stylishly beautiful Vylette, leaving the conscience-stricken Julie out in the cold, threatening to set her up for the girl's murder if she breaks her silence.Written by
Jonathan Ruskin <JonRuskin@aol.com>
Each of the actors playing members of the Purr family was in either Carrie (1976) or The Rage: Carrie 2 (1999) while Judy Greer would later star in the remake of Carrie. See more »
In the scene where the girls open the trunk of Courtney's car we can see that Liz is almost completely covered in bruises and her skin is pale, almost white. But as they walk through the pool area and up the stairs you can clearly see that suddenly her skin tone/bruises are completely gone. When they throw her on the bed suddenly the makeup and bruises are back. See more »
[Vylette, in her pink dress, gets out of her red Corvette]
[Vylette walks past them]
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This movie totally rocked!! I thought this movie had great punch-lines, great style, great music, and above all an AWESOME cast. Rose McGowan is great in this movie, along with newcomer Judy Greer. Julie Benz and Rebecca Gayheart also are good in this movie. This movie sort of put a twist on the teen sensation, along with an R rating and TONS of sex appeal. Overall, I give this movie ****1/2 of *****
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