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Valley Girl (2020)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Musical, Romance | 8 May 2020 (USA)
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Set to a new wave '80s soundtrack, a pair of young lovers from different backgrounds defy their parents and friends to stay together. A musical adaptation of the 1983 film.

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Amy Talkington (screenplay by), Andrew Lane (story by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessica Rothe ... Julie Richman
Josh Whitehouse ... Randy
Jessie Ennis ... Stacey
Ashleigh Murray ... Loryn
Chloe Bennet ... Karen
Logan Paul ... Mickey
Mae Whitman ... Jack
Mario Revolori ... Sticky
Rob Huebel ... Steve
Judy Greer ... Diana
Alex Lewis ... Casper
Alex MacNicoll ... Brad
Danny Ramirez ... Chip
Andrew Kai ... Rob
Allyn Rachel ... Raechel Donahue
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Set to a new wave '80s soundtrack, a pair of young lovers from different backgrounds defy their parents and friends to stay together. A musical adaptation of the 1983 film.

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The Awesomest Love Story Ever Told


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for teen partying, language, some suggestive material, and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Chloe Bennet shot this musical between seasons of her show Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013). See more »

Goofs

"Promposals" are a contemporary tradition. It's highly unlikely that a boy in the early 80's would've asked his steady girlfriend to prom in such an elaborate way. He likely would have assumed she was going with him. See more »

Crazy Credits

Shortly into the end credits, there is VHS-style footage of the characters with captions providing updates on what they did afterward. See more »

Connections

References An Officer and a Gentleman (1982) See more »

Soundtracks

Words
Written by Terry Bozzio and Warren Cuccurullo
Performed by Missing Persons
Courtesy of Cleopatra Records
By arrangement with Wolf House Songs
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I had high hopes for this!
12 May 2020 | by ddelaurentisSee all my reviews

As a fan of the original I went in to this with an open mind and I was really excited to see this in a musical format. Great music, fun clothes, 80s, should be a no brainer right?

Wrong! The idea itself is cute and fun and there are some cool dance scenes but the dialogue between the two leads is just terrible. There is no chemistry and the dude who plays Randy is just dull. I love Mae Whitman but she's just wasted here as Randy's BFF. I mean I'm not expecting Oscar performances but even high school musical or descendants has characters that are more interesting. It just kind of feels all over the place and doesn't know what kind of movie it wants to be. It bums me out bc this could have been really fun but it's lacking the heart that makes the orignal so great.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Valley Girl See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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$7,671
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