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Very Good Girls (2013)

R | | Drama, Romance | 24 June 2014 (USA)
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Two New York City girls make a pact to lose their virginity during their first summer out of high school. When they both fall for the same street artist, the friends find their connection tested for the first time.

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Naomi Foner

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Dakota Fanning ... Lilly
Elizabeth Olsen ... Gerri
Sterling Jones ... Beach Boy
Lenny Platt ... Beach Boy
Boyd Holbrook ... David
Ellen Barkin ... Norma
Kiernan Shipka ... Eleanor
Clare Foley ... Phoebe
Roslyn Curry Roslyn Curry ... Joy
Clark Gregg ... Edward
Demi Moore ... Kate
Richard Dreyfuss ... Danny
Owen Campbell ... Karl
Peter Sarsgaard ... Fitzsimmons
Brandin Steffesen Brandin Steffesen ... Dancer

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Storyline

The summer before college presents two best friends, Lilly and Gerri, with the opportunity to shed their good girl images. Both girls want to lose their virginity and explore another side of who they are. But their dark and different home lives and the introduction of a bad boy, threaten to destroy their friendship without it being the nice coming-of-age summer that the two girls envisioned. Written by Anne Campbell

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When we lose our innocence, we have to find ourselves.

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Drama | Romance

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Rated R for language and sexual content | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Anton Yelchin was originally cast but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts. Boyd Holbrook replaced him. See more »

Goofs

When Lilly comes home from the beach at the beginning of the movie, she tells her mother that she had gone to Brighton Beach. Her sister expresses surprise that she had gone all the way to Rockaway. Rockaway is nowhere near Brighton Beach. See more »

Quotes

Edward: People aren't perfect, kiddo. They make mistakes. Sometimes it's harder to forgive yourself than to get somebody else to do it. But, people will surprise you.
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Connections

References Saturday Night Live (1975) See more »

Soundtracks

Look At Miss Ohio
Written by David Rawlings (As David Todd Rawlings) and Gillian Welch (As Gillian Howard Welch)
Performed by Gillian Welch
By arrangement with Irving Music Inc. on behalf of itself
and Say Uncle Music (BMI)/Cracklin' Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Acony Records
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never abandon your friend for anyone else
24 June 2014 | by Haider-kazmeeSee all my reviews

Just watched it today, and It was a nice film that involved great acting. It could've been a lot better, but I just watched it because of Dakota Fanning and Elizabeth Olsen. They are a young and talented. I've seen many films that do the "let's lose our virginity" topic. Those others films were kinda comedic in a way but this one is kind of realistic and you feel as if a person would actually do something for their own benefit. That's the real world, trust is very hard to find and the purpose of this movie is to show young teens that losing your virginity just to get over with it might not turn out the way you want it to. It's better to have patience and wait for the right person instead of grabbing anyone nearby . Clark gregg was in the movie playing a doctor and father of Dakota F. character. She see's something she shouldn't have and she also has a broken relationship with her parents. Overall this movie is good but had potential to be great so give it a go. :)


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

24 June 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Very Good Girls See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,102, 27 July 2014

Gross USA:

$6,940

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,963
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Dolby Digital

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2.35 : 1
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