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Dirty Girl (2010)

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It's 1987 and Danielle, the high school 'Dirty Girl', is running away. With her is chubby, gay Clarke, a bag of flour called Joan and a Walkman full of glorious '80s tunes.

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... Clarke
... Danielle
Zach Lasry ... Brad
... Mr. Potter
Marcella Lentz-Pope ... Tonya
William Horwich ... Tim
... Principal Mulray
... Mrs. Hatcher
... Benita
David Petruzzi ... Bobby
... Sue-Ann
Vivian Smallwood ... Shellie the Neighbor
... Dr. Shelby
... Peggy
... Joseph
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A comedic story of the search for identity and the redemptive power of unexpected friendship. Danielle is the dirty girl of Norman High School. When Danielle's misbehavior gets her banished to special ed, she teams up with an innocent closet-case and together they head out on a road trip to discover each other and themselves through a funny and serendipitous friendship. Written by TheGuyInThePJ's

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for sexual content including graphic nudity, and for language | See all certifications »

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7 July 2011 (Thailand)  »

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Edepsiz Kiz  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,859, 9 October 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$53,630, 6 November 2011
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2.35 : 1
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Sally Hawkins and Lisa Kudrow were cast in unspecified roles during different stages of the pre-production. See more »

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When Clarke and Danielle abandon his dad's car there is a group of trees right behind the vehicle alongside the road. When the police stop to check it out later, the trees are no longer there. See more »

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Danielle: I've heard it said that this here... this here's a man's world. And some girls, they believe it. Primpin' and fussin' and holdin' out, hoping a boy will look her way. They don't know they got the power. As for me... I'm not that kind of girl. I'm on top. Which begs the question... if the girl's on top, well... who's the one getting screwed?... So if it's a man's world, God wouldn't have made me.
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Soundtracks

Only You
Written by Vince Clarke
Performed by Rita Coolidge
Courtesy of A&M Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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A very surprising and good movie that deals with some heavy subjects. A movie that deserves to be watched I say A-
14 January 2012 | by See all my reviews

"If it's a man's world God wouldn't have made me." Danielle (Temple) lives life on her own terms. When her mouth gets her in trouble at school she is sent to the "special" classroom. After an assignment pairs her up with a school loser her life is forever changed. The saying goes don't judge a book by it's cover, that could not be more true for this movie. The first ten minutes is what you would expect but from then on it becomes an emotional movie that deals with some pretty heavy subjects. The acting is great in this and there is an all-star cast along with some surprising cameos. If I keep talking I am afraid I will give something away and that would do the movie an injustice. Much like the movie "Good Old Fashioned Orgy" I think that the movie would get a better audience if the title was different. Do yourself a favor and watch this movie. Overall, a very surprising movie that was much much better then I expected. I give it an A-.


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