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Just One of the Guys [DVD] [1985]

Release Date:02/24/2004
The debut feature from director Lisa Gottlieb, Just One of the Guys is an '80s gender-bending teen comedy starring Joyce Hyser as an aspiring female writer who pretends to be a boy for a piece she's writing. Delivered to DVD for the first time with this bare-bones release, the film has received a full-screen transfer with the audio mastered in Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono. Optional subtitles in English, French, and Korean are also available.

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    Just One of the Guys
    In this uneven teen comedy, an aspiring female high-school journalist assumes a fake male identity after her essay on just that subject -- a woman posing as a male jock -- is rejected in a contest. Miffed by what she assumes is a bias against her gender in the rejection of her essay, Terry (Joyce Hyser) dons the right garb, gets a new haircut, drops her voice down to a suitable male-sounding register and passes herself off as a guy (okay, not believably, but one is willing to go along with the conceit to see what happens). As she soon discovers, moments in the locker room and at phys ed classes can be harrowing, but worse yet, she becomes seriously enamored of Rick (Clayton Rohner) a quiet, good-looking guy who does not run with either the macho or preppie pack. How can she broach the subject of her real identity? Terry's friends have their own romantic interests, all of which are resolved at the high school prom. It just had to be -- this film was followed by one titled Just One of the Girls with another director, and a male cross-dresser as the featured protagonist. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Joyce Hyser
      Joyce Hyser - Terry
    • Clayton Rohner
      Clayton Rohner - Rick
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      Billy Jayne - Buddy
    • William Zabka
      William Zabka - Greg
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      Toni Hudson - Denise

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