Just One of the Guys

1985 film by Lisa Gottlieb

Just One of the Guys is a 1985 American teen comedy movie. It was directed by Lisa Gottlieb and written by Dennis Feldman and Jeff Franklin. Although according to Gottlieb, she also co-wrote the screenplay together with her writing partner Mitch Giannunzio. But later he was supposedly denied writing credit by the producers.[1] Just One of the Guys is a loosely adapted from William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night.[2][3]

Just One of the Guys
Directed byLisa Gottlieb
Screenplay by
Story byDennis Feldman
Produced byAndrew Fogelson
CinematographyJohn McPherson
Edited byTony Lombardo
Music byTom Scott
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
  • April 26, 1985 (1985-04-26)
Running time
100 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$11,528,900

The movie ranked number 48 on Entertainment Weekly's list of the "50 Best High School Movies".[4]

Cast change

Soundtrack change

Just One of the Guys
Soundtrack album by
various artists
GenreRock, pop, R&B
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic      [1]
  1. "Just One of the Guys" by Shalamar – 3:55
  2. "Girls Got Something Boys Ain't Got" by Midnight Star – 3:56
  3. "Tonight You're Mine, Baby" by Ronnie Spector – 4:57
  4. "Prove It to You" by Dwight Twilley – 3:20
  5. "Jealous" by Berlin – 4:23
  6. "Way Down" by Billy Burnette – 3:34
  7. "Burning" by Brock/Davis – 4:20
  8. "Thrills" by Greg French – 3:15
  9. "Hard Way" by Brock/Davis – 4:48
  10. "Guy Talk" by Tom Scott – 2:29

The songs and music that were played in the movie but not on the soundtrack.

  1. "Trouble" by Lindsey Buckingham
  2. "Down on the Street" by The Stooges
  3. "Turn Out Right" by Private Domain
  4. "Comb My Hair" by Johnny Lyon
  5. "Buns" by Bonedaddys
  6. "Gone Too Far" by Neurotica

Release change

Just One of the Guys was released on April 26, 1985. The movie was released on Blu-ray Disc under Sony Pictures on April 28, 2020. Special features include filmmaker and cast commentary and theatrical trailer.[5]

Reception change

On Rotten Tomatoes it holds a score of 54% based on reviews from 13 critics, with an average rating of 4.80/10.[6] On Metacritic it has a score of 57% based on reviews from 6 critics, which indicates as "mixed or average reviews".[7]

References change

  1. "18 Things You Might Not Know About Just One of the Guys". mentalfloss.com. 2014-05-26. Retrieved 2018-12-20.
  2. "Joyce Hyser in Just One of the Guys (1985)". New York. 2013-01-04. Retrieved 2014-03-08.
  3. Lewsen, Simon (2013-06-03). "Shakespeare Helps Us Fumble Through Life". Random House of Canada. Archived from the original on 2013-12-29. Retrieved 2014-03-08.
  4. 50 Best High School Movies from Entertainment Weekly
  5. "Just one of the guys (1985) Blu-ray USA". April 28, 2020. Retrieved May 21, 2020.
  6. "Just One of the Guys (1985)". Rotten Tomatoes.
  7. "Just One of the Guys". Metacritic.

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