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Girls Want to Have Fun

Director: Allan Metter Run Time: 90 min. Format: Digital Rating: PG Release Year: 1985 Language: English subtitles

Starring: , Helen Hunt, Jonathan Silverman, Lee Montgomery, Sarah Jessica Parker, Shannen Doherty

Before Sex and the City and Mad About You, Sarah Jessica Parker and Helen Hunt were just 1980s high school girls in Chicago looking for some dancing fun. 

Janey Gleen (SJP) is thrilled that her father has transferred the family to Chicago because it’s home to her favorite dance show Dance TV…and wouldn’t you guess it, she loves to dance! With her new BFF in tow, Lynne Stone (Helen Hunt), Janey gets out on a totally outrageous 80s adventures full of boys, prudish nuns, mean rich girls, and disapproving father on the journey to get in some on-air dancing time! It’s Footloose meets Cyndi Lauper!