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Big Girls Don't Cry... They Get Even (1991)

PG | | Comedy | 8 May 1992 (USA)
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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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Frank Mugavero (story), Mark Goddard (story) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Griffin Dunne ... David
Dan Futterman ... Josh
Patricia Kalember ... Barbara
Jenny Lewis ... Corinne
Ben Savage ... Sam
Jessica Seely Jessica Seely ... Jessie
Adrienne Shelly ... Stephanie
David Strathairn ... Keith
Trenton Teigen ... Kurt
Margaret Whitton ... Melinda
Hillary Wolf ... Laura Chartoff
Sean Blackman Sean Blackman ... Runaway Boy #1
Joe D'Angerio ... Mr. Zordani
Cory Danziger ... Leonard
Leslie Kendall Dye ... Melissa (as Leslie Engelberg)
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Storyline

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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Comedy

Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 May 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Stepkids See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$271,327

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$271,327
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Most people remember this movie because of the trailer that appears on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991) VHS tape. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Laura Chartoff: Is philosophy biodegradable?
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Connections

References The Brady Bunch (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

The Brady Bunch Theme
Written by Frank De Vol and Sherwood Schwartz
Performed by Visual Vocal by Cast
Administered by Famous Music/Paramount Television, Paramount Pictures Corp.
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Enjoyable
3 June 2003 | by robbytaraSee all my reviews

I watched this movie with my two daughters which are thirteen and eleven years old. They both really liked the movie (so did I). I have never even heard of this movie till I seen it on starz family channel. I would give it a 8/10


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