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PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 19 July 1995 (USA)
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A rich high school student tries to boost a new pupil's popularity, but reckons without affairs of the heart getting in the way.

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Amy Heckerling

Writer:

Amy Heckerling
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alicia Silverstone ... Cher
Stacey Dash ... Dionne
Brittany Murphy ... Tai
Paul Rudd ... Josh
Donald Faison ... Murray
Elisa Donovan ... Amber
Breckin Meyer ... Travis
Jeremy Sisto ... Elton
Dan Hedaya ... Mel Horowitz
Aida Linares Aida Linares ... Lucy
Wallace Shawn ... Mr. Wendell Hall
Twink Caplan ... Miss Toby Geist
Justin Walker ... Christian
Sabastian Rashidi Sabastian Rashidi ... Paroudasm
Herb Hall Herb Hall ... Principal
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Storyline

Cher, a high school student in Beverly Hills, must survive the ups and downs of adolescent life. Her external demeanor at first seems superficial, but rather it hides her wit, charm, and intelligence which help her to deal with relationships, friends, family, school, and the all-important teenage social life. Written by Michael Kaminsky <kaminsky@ucsee.eecs.berkeley.edu>

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Sex. Clothes. Popularity. Whatever. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sex related dialogue and some teen use of alcohol and drugs | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The high school where the students attend is "Bronson Alcott High School." Bronson Alcott was a nineteenth-century Transcendentalist writer, best known for starting an ultimately unsuccessful Utopian community called "Fruitlands," and for being the father of "Little Women" author Louisa May Alcott. At one time, Amy Heckerling dated Bronson Pinchot, whose middle name is "Alcott," after the author. "Bronson Alcott" is also the name of the prep school in Nat Hentoff's 1976 novel "This School is Driving Me Crazy," where the protagonist's father is headmaster. See more »

Goofs

When Cher and Dionne are driving to school, at one point the shadows of the crew, the camera rig truck, and boom microphones can be seen on the hedge behind Dionne. Once the Jeep turns the corner and Dionne lectures Cher on the importance of Stop signs, the shadow is no longer visible. See more »

Quotes

Cher: That's Ren and Stimpy. They're way existential.
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Crazy Credits

Other than the Paramount Pictures logo and the movie's title, there are no opening credits. See more »

Connections

Referenced in I Hate Jane Austen (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

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By Ian Broudie
Performed by Lightning Seeds
Courtesy of Trauma Interscope Records and Epic Records
Licensed from Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
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Good fun, but that's all
9 March 2003 | by tazmaniac80See all my reviews

I've seen this teen movie countless times, and it's still enjoyable to watch. The jokes do wear thin after several viewings, but it is still a funny film. The cast are all very good, although I do find Brittany Murphy slightly irritating. The plot isn't very deep, but at least it is there, as many teen movies lack this vital feature. I am a little worried about the characters only being 15/16 and acting extremely maturely for their ago, however that seems to be the only problem with this movie.

7/10


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Country:

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Language:

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Release Date:

19 July 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

I Was a Teenage Teenager See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$12,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,612,443, 23 July 1995

Gross USA:

$56,631,572

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$56,631,572
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Company Credits

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Paramount Pictures See more »
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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