Girls Town
Girls Town (1995)

When one of their friends commits suicide, three young women learn to stand up for themselves and strike back against male-dominated society in this drama. Patti (Lili Taylor), Emma (Anna Grace), Angela (Bruklin Harris), and Nikki (Aunjanue… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: June 1, 1995
DVD Release Date: February 4, 1997
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Critic Score: 88% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy

As a male writer-director, McKay proves to be extremely sensitive to the feeling and words of working-class women (Lili Taylor among them), determined to establish their self-worth as well as to fight against the social ills of the oppressive system

Stephen Holden
New York Times

A welcome little gust of teen-age realism.

Rob Nelson
City Pages, Minneapolis/St. Paul

Girls Town Subverts the Patriarchy.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

Taylor, Harris and Grace come up with some watchable, genuine moments. But they're often too involved in themselves; the movie indulges them too much.

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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle

The performances and the film's plausible handling of an unusual movie subject make Girls Town special.

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

A fresh, funny, and abrasive film about three high school seniors.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

Constructed without a traditional denouement, Girls Town will nevertheless satisfy viewers who want something that feels more like life than like art.

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Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle

Features good work from its performers.

Lael Loewenstein
Boxoffice Magazine

Holds appeal, partly because it could so easily have been an uplifting message movie but it refuses to be so simplistic.

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Leo L
A very powerful movie!