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Big Girls Don't Cry... They Get Even (1992)

PG | | Comedy | 8 May 1992 (USA)
A girl fed up with her quirky, disfunctional family runs away from home, casusing all of them to spend time with eachother.

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Trenton Teigen ...
Kurt
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Sean Blackman ...
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Laura's parents divorced when she was eight. Now, at thirteen, she lives with her mother, her stepfather, two stepbrothers, a stepsister, and a half-brother. She used to visit her father, stepmother (third stepmother) and half-sister, but now *another* divorce is in the works, so Laura visits her father and his pregnant girlfriend -- who's only six years older than she is. Who should she feel loyalty to? And is it any wonder she wants to run away from home? Written by Susan C. Mitchell <susanm@indirect.com>

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$271,327
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This film's trailer appeared rampantly on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2: The Secret of the Ooze Vhs tape. On the trailer the film was titled Step Kids. See more »

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On the DVD release, on the outside jacket's plot synopsis, the studio mistakenly uses the lead actress' real name - Hillary - to describe her in the fictional story line. Hillary Wolf's character's name was Laura. See more »

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Laura Chartoff: Is philosophy biodegradable?
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References The Brady Bunch (1969) See more »

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I'm Free
Written by Mick Jagger, and Keith Richards
Performed by Soup Dragons
Courtesy of Big Life/Polygram Records
Arranged by Sean Dickson (uncredited)
Produced by Sean Dickson (uncredited) and George Shilling (uncredited)
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simple drama/comedy.
13 July 2001 | by See all my reviews

Big Girls don't...... is a story of a thirteen year old girl who thinks her family don't love her. When her family is going on a road trip she decides to run away. Old story in a new raincoat but still entertaining.

Just see this movie when you are tired of action/horror/SF movies and see it with your friends/family/loved one.

6 out of 10 stars


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