Girls Just Want to Have Fun
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Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Year:
Duration:
90 min
Genres:
Comedy | Music | Romance
IMDB rate:
5.9
Director:
Alan Metter
Details
Country: USA
Release Date: 1985-04-12
Filming Locations: Los Angeles, California, USA
Earnings
Gross: $6,326,051 (USA) (23 May 1985)
Cast
Actor
Character
Sarah Jessica Parker
Janey Glenn
Biff Yeager
Mr. Malene
Kristi Somers
Rikki
Richard Blade
DTV Host
Helen Hunt
Lynne Stone
Ian Giatti
Zach Glenn
Morgan Woodward
J.P. Sands
Shannen Doherty
Maggie Malene
Ed Lauter
Colonel Glenn
Jonathan Silverman
Drew Boreman
Holly Gagnier
Natalie Sands
Margaret Howell
Mrs. Glenn
Terence McGovern
Ira
Kris Adams
Dancer
Randy Allaire
Dancer
Robin Antin
Dancer
Lee Arnone
Mrs. Lemsky
Donna Ausby
Dancer
Ed Baker
Dancer
James Baker
Dancer
Wayne Bascomb
Dancer
Thomas Clarke Bennett
Dancer
Robert S. Brady
Dancer
Alison Brown
Featured Dancer / Gymnast
Shaun Bryant
Dave
Kevin Caesar
Dancer
Greg Carrillo
Dancer
Mark Caso
Wolf
Charene Cathleen
Patty
Scott Coffey
Dancer
Issa Cordovo-Soto
Dancer
Candice Daly
Girl in Hallway
Raymond Del Barrio
Dancer
Olive Dunbar
Sister Kathleen
Debbie Dutson
Dancer
George Escobar
Dancer
Leslie Ferrera Ruelas
Dancer (as Leslie Ferrara)
Stuart Fratkin
Sam
Rita García
Dancer
Forrest Gardner
Dancer
Richard Gaydos
Dancer
Larry Gelman
Tailor
Valerie Grear
Sister Immaculata
Jeffrey Gysin
Dancer
Kirk Hansen
Dancer
Ric Heath
Dancer
Noreen Hennessey
Carol
Steve Hicks
Dancer
Michael Higgins
Featured Dancer
Juan Iglesias
Dancer
Derrick Jackson
Dancer
Brian Jay
Dancer
Debra Johnson
Dancer
Roger Kachel
Dancer
Tracy Keim
Dancer
Amelia Kinkade
Dancer (as Mimi Kinkade)
Steve LaChance
Ben Wolpert
Kimberly Lambert
Dancer
Marlena Lang
Dancer
Eric-Scott Langdon
Dancer
Maria Langen
Dancer
Kim Layton
Dancer
Annie Livingstone
Dancer
Rebecca Lubell
Dancer
Lorraine MacLeod
Dancer
Jana Malloy
Dancer
Cynthia Mann
Dancer
Mario McCutcheon
Dancer
Caitlin McLean
Dancer
Robert Meyers
Dancer
Mika
School Girl
Laura Miyabe
Dancer
John Moore
Dancer
Phineas Newborn III
Quarterback Dancer
Ove Niklasson
Dancer
Tanya Omeze
Dancer
Tita Omeze
Dancer
Karen Owens
Dancer
Sharon Owens
Dancer
Jennifer Page
Dancer
Regan Patno
Dancer
Leslie Personi
Dancer
James Phipps
Dancer
David Rogers
Dancer
Jim Ruttman
Dancer
Susan Saldivar
Sally (as Susan Styles)
Cynthia Sarmiento
Dancer
Richard Schlein
Dancer
Leen Scott
Dancer
Reen Scott
Dancer
Deanna Shapiro
Tiffany (as Deanna Claire)
Sharron Shayne
Choir Sister
Debbie Silverstein
Dancer
Michelle Simms
Dancer
Mark Slama
Dancer
J.W. Smith
Police Officer
Cecilie A. Stuart
Featured Dancer
Linda Talcott
Dancer
Mia Togo
Dancer
Heather Toma
Dancer
Zoe Trilling
Dancer (as Geralyn Marie Betzler)
Paris Vaughan
Dancer
Karl Warkentien
Dancer
Leigh Webster
Dancer
Michelle Whitney-Morrison
Dancer
Dallas Winkler
Dancer
Derryl Yeager
Dancer
Gina Gershon
Dancer (uncredited)
Bruce Goldstein
Dancer (uncredited)
Helen Kelly
Woman at the Park (uncredited)
Cyndi Lauper
Woman in Diner (uncredited)
Joy Michelle Moore
Dancer (uncredited)
Tara Murphy
Girl at the Park (uncredited)
Karen Starr
Dancer (uncredited)
Rocker Verastique
Dancer (uncredited)
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Trivia
Kristi Somers was originally supposed to work only one day on this film. However, the director liked Somers as Rikki so much that a couple of additional scenes of Somers as Rikki were added into the movie.
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Goofs
Janey's hair is smooth & straight when she's at "The Court", but noticeably more frizzy & puffy when she's talking to Jeff outside her apartment. (after she returns home from "The Court")
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While shopping in the mall, both Janey & Lyn are carrying a plastic bag. When they leave to pass out the invitations, they no longer have their bags.
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Obvious stand-ins for Janey and Jeff during the dance auditions.
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Quotes
Zach Glenn: We have met the enemy and she has B.O.
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Janey: Woo!
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Rikki: [phone starts ringing while Lynne and Janey are watching Rikki on DTV] In other news, Paul McCartney bought up the publishing rights to all locomotive sound effects tapes. This makes Paul rich...
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Faq
Q
Chapter Headings, two versions, overview and detailed:
A
***this may contain SPOILERS***An overview type set of chapter headings, based on feature length of 83minutes approx:* 01 = 00:00:00 - the girls start getting to know each other - * 02 = 00:07:10 - responding to the contest announcement - * 03 = 00:10:24 - their approach to situational ethics decisions - * 04 = 00:14:36 - stage one - * 05 = 00:23:26 - kitchen and bathroom and stolen phone - * 06 = 00:29:31 - glimpses of the two schools - * 07 = 00:31:41 - warfare and the first successful rehearsal - * 08 = 00:35:44 - warfare and the coming out invites - * 09 = 00:39:38 - crashed party - * 10 = 00:46:36 - awol for a dance - KO - a first kiss - * 11 = 00:58:32 - getting there - * 12 = 01:13:13 - their dance and a Shannen hug - * 13 = 01:19:30 - end credits - * 14 = 01:23:23 - end -A detailed set of chapter headings, based on a feature lenght of 87minutes approx:* 01 = 00:00:00 - from New World Pictures, a relative of the house that grew Heathers - * 02 = 00:00:22 - 1-1 new girl in town - * 03 = 00:02:19 - 1-2 main titles - * 04 = 00:04:44 - 1-3 Lynne Stone - * 05 = 00:07:42 - 2-1 Drew, Jeff and Maggie - * 06 = 00:09:01 - 2-2 baby sitting blues - * 07 = 00:11:04 - 2-3 Natalie Sands - * 08 = 00:12:09 - 2-4 major dad - * 09 = 00:15:26 - 3-1 parking lot entrepreneurs - * 10 = 00:19:20 - 3-2 let the games begin - * 11 = 00:23:39 - 3-3 mix and match - * 12 = 00:26:11 - 4-1 sibling rivalry, meaning Jeff and Maggie - * 13 = 00:28:27 - 4-2 Jeff tries to use the phone - * 14 = 00:30:16 - 4-3 stood up - * 15 = 00:32:12 - 4-4 clash of styles - * 16 = 00:37:29 - 4-5 narrow escape - * 17 = 00:38:59 - 4-6 Jeff starts the day - * 18 = 00:39:21 - 5-1 at the mall - * 19 = 00:41:33 - 5-2 Girls Just Want To Have Fun - * 20 = 00:43:04 - 5-3 making an impression - * 21 = 00:45:38 - 5-4 party crashers - * 22 = 00:48:49 - 6-1 Jeff at her school fence - * 23 = 00:50:59 - 6-2 Natalie angles a request - * 24 = 00:51:52 - 6-3 on the loose - * 25 = 00:55:28 - 6-4 first kiss - * 26 = 00:58:01 - 7-1 practice makes perfect - * 27 = 00:59:51 - 7-2 major dad is suspicious - * 28 = 01:01:16 - 7-3 thinly veiled threat - * 29 = 01:02:47 - 7-4 big blow-up - * 30 = 01:05:35 - 8-1 fatherly advice - * 31 = 01:07:29 - 8-2 Zach and re-enforcements - * 32 = 01:08:28 - 8-3 Hot Probs, Lynne to the rescue - * 33 = 01:12:16 - 9-1 it's DTV time - * 34 = 01:16:38 - 9-2 movin' and groovin' - * 35 = 01:18:23 - 9-3 dance off - * 36 = 01:21:41 - 9-4 the new Miss Dance TV - * 37 = 01:23:22 - end credits - * 38 = 01:27:26 - end -These are best viewed edited so as to show one chapter per line, if using this for search.New World have their logo on the widescreen version I have, the 4x3 has a different logo.
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Photos from cast
Robert Downey Jr. Lee Montgomery