Girls Town (1996)

R   |    |  Comedy, Drama


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A look at a group of girl friends coming-of-age during their senior year of high school in urban America. Nikki and Emma have a heart to heart talk one evening about how much they'll miss ... See full summary »


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18 May 2005 | voltaire80usa
10
| Provocations!
Despite previous reviews, I felt this movie was really well thought out, I saw this movie when it first came out and it definitely reached me. The subject touches but not meant to be a description of urban life at all. If you see the movie, you will understand what the real issue is. I am going to have to disagree with the dude who posted previously, this movie is geared towards anyone who believes in the issues that plague our youth and our young girls of color. It makes you want to break down the ideals that perpetuate class-ism, the gender binary and other issues that separate people. I hope others see it for what it is. Its reflective of the type of role our society and communities play in a developing child's mind. I think it should be shown to a mixed audience of boys and girls so that they can see the perspective of the other sex. I think it speaks a lot about violence in our schools.

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Patti Lucci: Well just because you work with monkeys don't mean you have to act like one!


Soundtracks

U.N.I.T.Y.
Performed by
Queen Latifah
Written by Queen Latifah (as Dana Owens) and Joe Sample
Published by Queen Latifah Music, Inc. (ASCAP) and Music Corporation of America, Inc (BMI),
Golden Rule admin. o/b/o Queen Latifah Music
Contains a sample of "A Message From the Inner City" (Sample)
Courtesy of Motown Record Company, L.P.
by arrangement with PolyGram Film and TV Licensing

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Genres

Comedy | Drama

Box Office

Gross USA:

$503,667

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$503,667

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