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Overall Rating
3.45

Awesome: 15.15%
Worth A Look48.48%
Average: 6.06%
Pretty Bad: 27.27%
Total Crap: 3.03%

3 reviews, 15 user ratings


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Party Girl
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by Chris Parry

"Parker Posey. The girl. The myth. The shopper."
2 stars

Whether or not you enjoy this film depends entirely on whether or not you enjoy Parker Posey or see her as the second coming of all things Fran Drescher.

Personally, I've got one foot in each of those boats. While she's been great in Henry Fool and was well above mediocre in The Daytrippers, right here and in all films around this one, she was annoying as all hell.

Party Girl is about a brainless gal who's entire life is shopping and partying. And that's pretty much all the film is about too.

So the whole thing hinges on it's laugh-power and it's leading lady, neither of which come to the fore in any strong fashion.

There are some small moments which keep the finger off the eject button, but precious few and overall there's not much on offer.

If it's on TV at 4am on some crappy cable channel.. they'll have cut any good bits out. So avoid it.

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originally posted: 01/31/99 15:22:14
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User Comments

2/04/14 zhaggwofije USA 3 stars
7/25/04 abu hasan ok 5 stars
7/09/03 David Garcia It was really good! 4 stars
5/08/03 abdul_wahed good movie 3 stars
3/02/03 mike t fucking sucks 1 stars
3/26/02 Wendy A visual bible! What a fun little flick. Perfect background noise during a real party. 4 stars
3/09/02 Debi A1995 time warp. I'm a librarian. If you are, then you'll understand why I like it! 4 stars
6/02/01 nhbri Great one liners, hystericallly portrays the life of a modern 20-something hip chic. 5 stars
11/28/00 Monday Morning A valley girl in NYC...big deal. Almost a total waste of time. 2 stars
11/05/00 Gray Parker Posey's worst film. 2 stars
8/11/00 Elvisfan Very funny, insightful, characters to care about & laugh with 5 stars
6/28/99 Steve Bashakus What a great, engaging movie - Parker is the shit. 5 stars
2/24/99 Thom Party Girl is about becoming an adult. Campy and ironic, but serious fun. 5 stars
12/24/98 PirateGirl The humor is HIGHLY underrated. Ew, incest. 4 stars
8/28/98 Mister Whoopee Kind of enjoyed this when I saw it, but I really hate the fact. There was nothing of merit. 2 stars
IF YOU'VE SEEN THIS FILM, RATE IT!
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USA
  09-Jun-1995 (R)

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Australia
  02-Jul-1995




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