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Girls Just Want to Have Fun Trivia

AKA:
Girls Just Want to Have Fun Picture
1985
Sarah and Helen Hunt
Trivia, fun facts and more for the 1985 Dance / Music movie starring Sarah Jessica Parker, Helen Hunt, Shannen Doherty et al.
Shannen Doherty played 'Heather' in "Heathers"(1989).
In real life, DTV Host Richard Blade was a very successful and well-known disc jockey in Los Angeles during the 80's. He hosted a TV show called "The Rock 'N' Roll Evening News." He has since retired from broadcasting to teach scuba diving in the Caribbean.
"Girls just want to have fun" was Alan Metter's directorial movie debut.
Contributed by: Stephanie
The film has 2 taglines: 1.) "Getting into trouble is easy but getting out of it is all the fun!" 2.) "That's all they really want!"
Contributed by: Niki
C. Thomas Howell appears on the magazine Lynne is reading during choir practice!
Shannen Doherty played 'Brenda Walsh' in the TV series "Beverly Hills, 90210" from 1990 to 1994.
Contributed by: Stephanie
Contributed by: Barry Dominey, Jr.
Lee Montgomery now works as a musician. He recently composed the soundtrack for 'The Legend of Trigon'.
Contributed by: Jenni Seals
Sarah Jessica Parker is the main star and one of the contributing writers and producers of the hit TV series "Sex in the City".
Contributed by: Stephanie
Jonathan Silverman who played Drew in the movie also did 'Weekend at Bernies' as well as several cameos during the 80's. He also had a brief sitcom in the 90's.
Contributed by: Micheala Loves 80s
Helen Hunt plays Sarah Jessica Parker's character Janey's best friend. She was in 'What Women Want' with Mel Gibson, playing Darcy and is married to Hank Azaria, who does Moe's voice in The Simpsons.
Contributed by: Lei Demaris
DTV Host Richard Blade also made an appearance as a radio/tv show host in Rock 'N' Roll high school, staring Corey Feldman.
Contributed by: Sarah Wallis
Robert Downey Jr. makes an uncredited appearance as one of the punks in the party scene, he and Sarah Jessica Parker were living together at the time.
Contributed by: Llanet
The dancer Ben Walker is played by Steve Lachance. He plays "Vince" in Dance Academy.
Contributed by: Margie, Lindy And Linda
The gal who played Mimi Doyle, Amelia Kinkade, (one of the contestants) was in an episode of VH1's Where are they now-Video Vixens: and in the Stray Cats "Sexy and 17" video.
Contributed by: Mckenna
Shannen Doherty was Jenny in "Little House on the Prairie" and Pru on "Charmed".
Contributed by: Rachel B
Shannen Doherty's ex-husband is Ric Soloman, who is the mastermind and participant in the Paris Hilton tapes.
Contributed by: Sean
The twin girls who bill themselves as "mirror image" in the dance sequence towards the end of the film, and who are dancing in top hats and tails, have danced for Janet Jackson and Tina Turner. One twin, Karen Owens, was in several Janet videos from the Rhythm Nation album as well as the accompanying tour, both women danced on Tina Turner's 'Wildest Dreams' tour.
Contributed by: Jodie Mcconnell
Lee Montgomery is best-known as the ailing young boy in "Ben", the 70's thriller sequel to "Willard", both films about boys and the rats that love them. "Ben" is actually the better-known of the two, as it was the launching pad of the Michael Jackson song of the same name. The song "Ben" is a fan favorite, and was written by Michael solely for the film.
Contributed by: Elisa
Steve Lachance, playing Ben in the movie, was also the choreographer and the dancer in the "Dance with the Wolves" ballet at the Oscar Awards several years ago. Nowadays he's a dance teacher on an Italian TV programme, named "Amici" (friends) a sort of "Fame Academy".
Contributed by: Lindee
Helen Hunt's character was looking at a magazine with a picture of Eddie Van Halen in it. She later did two movies with Van Halen references in them. In 1991 she played a teacher in "Murder in New Hampshire: The Pamela Wojas Smart Story about a teacher who had her students murder her husband. Pamela Smart was a huge Van Halen fan and named her dog Halen. Later she did Twister with two Van Halen songs in the soundtrack.
Madonna is also in the scene in the restaurant/caffeteria when the girls are handing out their flyer.
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