Girls Just Want to Have Fun

Movie review by Heather Boerner, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 10+

Dance to the cheesy '80s beat with tweens and up.

PG 1985 87 minutes

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 9 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 15 reviews

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age 18+


Fun movie I enjoy it.

This title has:

Great messages
age 13+

Fun movie with familiar 80’s sexual assault themes

I watched this movie as a kid and liked it. However, it wasn’t until I was an adult I noticed that many of these 80’s movies made light of sexual assault. If the ‘harmless’ or ‘geeky’ guy did it, it is funny. “Tune in Tokyo” is one example. I would have a discussion about consent before watching this movie.

This title has:

Too much sex

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Our Editors Recommend

For kids who love dancing

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