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

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:

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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
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Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Original title was "Stepkids". See more »

Goofs

As Laura is taking a picture of the Smith family (when she first meets them), she is holding the camera vertically in one shot, and then horizontally in the next. See more »

Quotes

Josh: You can't run away from these people. In five years... they'll be your family. In ten years... they'll be your family.
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Connections

References The Brady Bunch (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

Everybody Gets A Second Chance
Written by Mike Rutherford and B.A. Robertson
Performed by Mike + The Mechanics (as Mike and The Mechanics)
Courtesy of Atlantic Records
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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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