Big Girls Don't Cry... They Get Even
|Big Girls Don't Cry...They Get Even|
|Directed by||Joan Micklin Silver|
|Produced by||Gerald T. Olson|
|Written by||Mark Goddard|
|Music by||Patrick Williams|
|Cinematography||Theo van de Sande|
|Edited by||Janice Hampton|
|Distributed by||New Line Cinema|
|Release dates||May 8, 1992|
|Running time||96 minutes|
Big Girls Don't Cry...They Get Even (titled Stepkids in early promotional trailers) is a 1992 American comedy film directed by Joan Micklin Silver.
It's the story of a young girl, Laura Chartoff (Hillary Wolf), who runs away after she was grounded. Laura goes to live in a cabin with her stepbrother, Josh (Dan Futterman), who also ran away because of the stubbornness & belligerence of his father, Keith (David Strathairn). When Laura's family comes to claim her, she runs away on her own thinking Josh ratted her out. Laura meets a host of colorful characters along the way including teen robbers and an all too happy family. Her large, dysfunctional family and two local police officers search for her. After realizing she can't escape her family, Laura returns home to embrace her extended family.
- Hillary Wolf as Laura Chartoff
- Griffin Dunne as David
- Ben Savage as Sam
- Adrienne Shelly as Stephanie
- Dan Futterman as Josh
- Patricia Kalember as Barbara
- Jenny Lewis as Corinne
- Margaret Whitton as Melinda
- David Strathairn as Keith
- Trenton Teigen as Kurt
- Jessica Seely as Jessie
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Big Girls Don't Cry...They Get Even was a disappointment at the box office, grossing a scant $271,327, and the film disappeared from theaters four weeks in 1991 before its release in 1992.
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