Original Release: August 23, 1996 (US)
Directed by: Annette Haywood-Carter
Written by: Joyce Carol Oates, Elizabeth White
Produced by: Jeffrey Lurie, John Bard Manulis, John P. Marsh
Running Time: 102 minutes
Box Office: $258,263 (US)
The story of five teenage girls who form an unlikely bond after beating up a teacher who has sexually harassed them. They build a solid friendship but their wild ways begin to get out of control.
Hedy Burress (Maddy Wirtz), Jenny Lewis (Rita Faldes), Jenny Shimizu (Goldie Goldman), Sarah Rosenberg (Violet Kahn), Peter Facinelli (Ethan Bixby), Dash Mihok (Dana Taylor), Michelle Brookhurst (Cindy)
- Portland, Oregon, USA
- Broadway Bridge, Portland, Oregon, USA
- Burnside Skatepark, Portland, Oregon, USA
- Lincoln High School in Portland, Oregon, USA
- When working on this film, Angelina Jolie and Jenny Shimizu fell in love and Angelina stated "I would probably have married Jenny if I hadn't married my husband. I fell in love with her the first second I saw her."
Maddy Wirtz: If I told you that I loved you, would you take it the wrong way?
Margaret "Legs" Sadovsky: I'll take it however you want me to.
Maddy Wirtz: Where do you live?
Margaret "Legs" Sadovsky: Mostly in my head.
Maddy Wirtz: I don't even know your name.
Margaret "Legs" Sadovsky: ...she says the next morning.
Maddy Wirtz: This is kidnapping!
Margaret "Legs" Sadovsky: It's only a word, Maddy, don't let it scare you.
Maddy Wirtz: You're what's scaring me.
Margaret "Legs" Sadovsky: You're in my heart Maddy.
Margaret "Legs" Sadovsky: Maddy... don't take any shit.
Margaret "Legs" Sadovsky: This is for Goldie. It's about saving her life... and who we are to her... This is about who we are.