Dirty Girl
Dirty Girl (2011)

Dirty Girl is the story of Danielle (Juno Temple), the dirty girl of Norman High School in Norman, Oklahoma, circa 1987. When Danielle's misbehavior gets her banished to a remedial class, she is paired on a parenting project with Clarke… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: October 7, 2011
DVD Release Date: January 17, 2012
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Critic Score: 31% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

Dirty Girl isn't. Sorry, but it's just faux grime, a thin layer of bad behaviour that wipes clean with a two-ply tissue to reveal the real movie beneath - all shiny sentimentality.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

If your sensibility is pure trashy camp, don't expect anyone not to laugh when you try to be earnest.

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Michelle da Silva
Georgia Straight

Growing up gay in 1980s Oklahoma could not have been easy, but writer-director Abe Sylvia and the cast of his debut feature Dirty Girl make it look like a helluva lot of fun.

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Bruce Demara
Toronto Star

Dirty Girl broadcasts its intent to be edgy and subversive - poking fun throughout at small-town, conservative attitudes toward sex and morality - without ever achieving subversion.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

One can appreciate an artistic effort without actually endorsing it, which may be the most generous approach to Abe Sylvia's frustratingly uneven debut.

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Kristal Cooper
We Got This Covered

Dirty Girl is an off beat gem that's well worth the bidding war it inspired at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival.

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John Hartl
Seattle Times

The movie is all over the place, searching for an identity that proves almost entirely elusive.

Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

Undoubtedly this movie means something to its director and screenwriter - a former dancer making his feature-film debut. So why didn't he put more care into the period?

Sara Michelle Fetters

This is a fearless performance but one that doesn't forget to be genuine and real, Danielle's emotional transformation stirring, oftentimes powerful and, in my opinion, difficult to forget.

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Flixster Audience Score: 53% Flixster User Reviews
Jim Hunter
A teenager and her gay friend hit the road to search for the girl's estranged father. About every road trip cliche is combined with every gay best friend… More
Nicki Marie
Loved it. Movie set in the 80's dealing with a "troubled" girl and her gay best friend. Some sad moments, but overall a nice little movie.
<b><I>Dirty Girl</b></i> was a fun small Indie flick. I really enjoyed myself watching this movie. The characters are loud and vulgar… More
Dann Michalski
Juno Temple is a Dirty Girl in this satirical indie comedy. Set in the 1980s, a rebellious high school girl hitches a ride with a gay student who's… More
Manu Gino
Let them talk. Good movie! This movie offered a bit of everything. Humor, emotions, feel-good and even some awkward moments. In many ways Dirty Girl is… More
Mark Harper
An underrated, admittedly uneven film which boasts a powerful performance by lead, Juno Temple. She carries this film, and while it never feels sure on its… More