Movie review by Charles Cassady Jr., Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Cheesy Cinderella tale with sex, Spandex, and '80s pop.

R 1983 95 minutes

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 14+

Good dance movie

Great 80s movie about never giving up on your dreams even if you're scared. Great music! That being said, there are jokes about penis size as well as racial jokes. One scene in a strip club with topless women and men putting dollar bills in their panties. Lots of F bombs, and one instance when she says she "fucked his brains out"

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age 13+


A movie about never giving up on your dreams.

This title has:

Great messages

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