Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Girls Just Want to Have Fun

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Overview

Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Alan Metter directs the very young trio of Sarah Jessica Parker, Helen Hunt, and Shannon Doherty in the 1984 comedy Girls Just Want to Have Fun. The film comes to DVD with both a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1, and a disappointing standard full-frame image. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital 5.1. There are no subtitles on this release, but the soundtrack is closed-captioned. Supplemental materials include the theatrical trailer. This is a solid release from Anchor Bay that offers excellent sound and picture quality.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/30/2001
UPC: 0013131126594
Original Release: 1985
Rating: PG
Source: Starz / Anchor Bay
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Full Frame, Wide Screen]
Sound: [Dolby Digital Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround]
Time: 1:27:00

Special Features

Closed Caption; Widescreen presentation (1.85:1) enhanced for 16x9 TVs; Full-frame presentation; Theatrical trailer

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Sarah Jessica Parker Janey Glenn
Lee Montgomery Jeff Malene
Morgan Woodward J.P. Sands
Jonathan Silverman Drew
Helen Hunt Lynne Stone
Holly Gagnier Natalie Sands
Ed Lauter Col. Glenn
Shannen Doherty Maggie Malene
Biff Yeager Mr. Malene
Ian Giatti Zachary Glenn
Margaret Howell Mrs. Glenn
Terry McGovern Ira
Richard Blade DTV Host
Cynthia Gibb Actor
Noreen Hennessy Carol
Kristi Somers Rikki
Phineas Newborn Quarterback Dancer
Lee Arnone Mrs. Lemsky
Shaun Bryant Dave
Charene Cathleen Patty
Mark Caso Wolf
Deanna Claire Tiffany
Candice Daly Girl in Hallway
Olive Dunbar Sister Kathleen
Stuart Fratkin Sam
Larry Gelman Tailor
Valerie Grear Sister Immaculata
Steve La Chance Ben Wolpert
Mika School Girl
Jim Ruttman Dancer
Sharon Shayne Choir Sister
Susan Styles Sally
J.W. Smith Police Officer
Michael Higgins Featured Dancer
Alison Brown Featured Dancer-Gymnast
Robin Antin Dancer
Zoe Trilling Dancer
Kirk Hansen Dancer
Amelia Kinkade Dancer
Annie Livingstone Dancer
John Moore Dancer
Tita Omeze Dancer
Regan Patno Dancer
Mark Slama Dancer
Cecilie A. Stuart Featured Dancer
Linda Talcott Dancer
Paris Vaughan Dancer
Scott Coffey Dancer

Technical Credits
Alan Metter Director
Thomas E. Ackerman Cinematographer
Christopher Amy Art Director
Richard Arrington Makeup
Adams Calvert Special Effects
Robert Calvert Special Effects
Stuart Cornfeld Executive Producer
Lorenzo de Stefano Editor
Janis Hirsch Consultant/advisor
Al Jones Stunts
Betty Pecha Madden Costumes/Costume Designer
Gregory Melton Set Decoration/Design
Thomas Newman Score Composer
Don Perry Musical Direction/Supervision
David Rawlins Editor
Sarina Rotstein Production Designer
Chuck Russell Producer
Otis Sallid Choreography,Cinematographer
Marti Sharron Songwriter
Amy Spies Screenwriter
Jeff Staggs Production Designer

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Program Start/New Girl in Town [2:19]
2. Main Titles [2:39]
3. Lynne Stone [4:02]
4. Baby-Sitting Babes [3:07]
5. Major Dad [3:51]
6. Parking Lot Entrepreneurs [3:19]
7. "Let the Games Begin!" [4:18]
8. Mix and Match [2:31]
9. Sibling Rivalry [4:05]
10. Stood Up [2:52]
11. Clash of Styles [4:19]
12. Narrow Escape [1:52]
13. Girls Just Want to Have Fun [3:52]
14. Making an Impression [2:00]
15. Party Crashers [3:34]
16. "Stay Away From Him, He's a Baby!" [3:02]
17. On the Loose [3:37]
18. First Kiss [2:31]
19. Practice Makes Perfect [3:14]
20. Thinly Veiled Threat [1:30]
21. Big Blow Up [2:47]
22. Fatherly Advice [2:53]
23. Lynne to the Rescue [3:48]
24. "It's DTV Time!" [4:23]
25. Movin' and Groovin' [2:14]
26. Dance-Off [2:46]
27. The New Miss Dance TV [1:39]
28. End Credits [4:05]
1. Program Start/New Girl in Town [2:19]
2. Main Titles [2:39]
3. Lynne Stone [4:02]
4. Baby-Sitting Babes [3:07]
5. Major Dad [3:51]
6. Parking Lot Entrepreneurs [3:19]
7. "Let the Games Begin!" [4:18]
8. Mix and Match [2:31]
9. Sibling Rivalry [4:05]
10. Stood Up [2:52]
11. Clash of Styles [4:19]
12. Narrow Escape [1:52]
13. Girls Just Want to Have Fun [3:52]
14. Making an Impression [2:00]
15. Party Crashers [3:34]
16. "Stay Away From Him, He's a Baby!" [3:02]
17. On the Loose [3:37]
18. First Kiss [2:31]
19. Practice Makes Perfect [3:14]
20. Thinly Veiled Threat [1:30]
21. Big Blow Up [2:47]
22. Fatherly Advice [2:53]
23. Lynne to the Rescue [3:48]
24. "It's DTV Time!" [4:23]
25. Movin' and Groovin' [2:14]
26. Dance-Off [2:46]
27. The New Miss Dance TV [1:39]
28. End Credits [4:05]

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Girls Just Want to Have Fun 4.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 19 reviews.
goodgirl2 More than 1 year ago
I love this movie because of Jonathon Silverman. He was so cute in the movie and had that cute accent and had funny parts in the movie like the part when he played Tune In Tokyo and when he is trying to sell DTV t shirts hats and buttons and the cop wants to see his license. wow such an excellent cool eighties movie. the best!!! and so Is Jonathon.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This movie is great! The first time I saw it I couldn't help but get up and dance. This movie really proves That girls just want to have fun, so go buy it today.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This movie is the BOM. All my friends love it. It's ten thumbs up... if I had ten thumbs!?!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is a fantastic film. I could watched it again & again. Not only is Lee H. Montgomery a great actor, but he's also extremely cute!!! I'd give this movie 2 thumbs up!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This movie is my all time favorite. Once during and interview w/ SJP she said ''everyone always mentions that movie to me!'' Well Sarah, that is b/c it is a classic for the 80s babies. THIS IS A MUST
goodgirl2 More than 1 year ago
Girls Just Want To Have fun is such a cool movie whats so cool about it is its from the 80's the muscic is great and the wardrobe too i really liked it so retro so hip its the best 80's film to enjoy!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you are looking for movies to watch with your kids, your search is over! This movie has competition, dance, fun, and caring parents. No cursing, no sex, no violence(minus one punch in a dance club). This is the GREATEST dance movie ever!
Guest More than 1 year ago
One of the best movies I've ever seen! It should have received more attention than it did!
Guest More than 1 year ago
This movie proves a film can be clean and fun at the same time. Great for pre-teen girls and their families.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I am English and would like to purchase this film let someone borrow it and never returned - cannot purchase it in England would pay for it to come from America???
Guest More than 1 year ago
This movie is one of my favorites.It has great music and dancing.I love this movie alot.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Its a great movie much better than footloose.Its an all star cast. after watching this movie you cant stop thinking about it.Its one for the whole family.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have loved this movie from the first time I saw it! I have already gone through two copies, and would like to purchase the DVD! Full of great songs and an EXCELLENT CAST!!! If I had ten thumbs, they would be up!
Guest More than 1 year ago
One of the best dance movies I have ever watched. Sarah Jessica and Helen are wonderful in this. WHY didn't it get more recognition than it did? Watched it with my girls when they were young and now I enjoy it with my granddaughter. SOME FUN!!!
Guest More than 1 year ago
It is because of this movie I love Sarah Jessica Parker. My little sister and I watched this movie so many times when we were little and it is still one of my favorites.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I love this movie. The excitment and dancing and putting it all together is exactly the title. Girls do want to have fun and in this movie that is expressed strongly. I could watch this movie a hundred times a day, I love it and now ,so do all my friends !
Guest More than 1 year ago
This movie has it all..great cast..great music. It is perfect for those who didn't get a chance to watch Sara Jessica Parker and Helen Hunt before they made it big. Too bad this movie didn't get the attention it deserved!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Guest More than 1 year ago
HI!GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN IS AWESOME!IT HAS GREAT MUSIC,DANCING,COMEDY,AND ACTORS/ACTRESSES!!!!!IT'S MY FAVORITE MOVIE OF ALL TIME!!!I WOULD GIVE IT A 10 IF THE RATING WAS 1 TO TEN!IF YOURE LOOKING FOR A GOOD LAUGH,DANCE MOVIE,AND GREAT MUSIC FROM CINDY LAUPER'S MOST AWESOME SONG ''GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN!!!''