Girls Just Want to Have Fun (1985)
November 30, 2022 10:21 AM - Subscribe

[TRAILER] Talented gymnast Janey (Sarah Jessica Parker) has always followed the orders of her strict Army colonel father and stayed out of the spotlight. But when she moves to a new town and meets the carefree Lynne (Helen Hunt), she disobeys her father for the first time in her life. With Lynne's encouragement, Janey enters a TV dance competition -- and soon finds herself with both a cute dance partner and an archrival who is dead set on getting Janey eliminated from the contest.

Also starring Lee Montgomery, Morgan Woodward, Ed Lauter, Jonathan Silverman Shannen Doherty, Gina Gershon, Larry Gelman, Robert Downey Jr.

Directed by Alan Metter. Written by Amy Spies. Music by Thomas Newman.

36% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

Currently streaming in the US on Amazon Prime, Tubi, Hoopla, and Pluto. JustWatch listing.

Today, I'm going to be posting six 80's teen comedies that seemed to constantly be playing on cable back in the day.
posted by DirtyOldTown (2 comments total)
I saw this at a friend's sleepover birthday party in the late 80s, and it was the coolest movie I'd ever seen.
posted by Blue Jello Elf at 11:01 PM on November 30, 2022

Oh my gosh, I loved this movie so much!
posted by CoffeeHikeNapWine at 4:12 PM on December 1, 2022

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