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Spoiled-rotten teenager Jessie (Ally Sheedy) can't stand the notion that the whole world doesn't jump to the crack of her whip. Her overindulgent father, millionaire Charles Montgomery (Tom Skerritt), wishes he could teach his daughter a lesson, but can't bring himself to deny his little darling everything her heart desires. Unfortunately, she gets her comeuppance when, after finding out that Jessie has been arrested, her father mutters a wish that she'd never been born. Zap! Enter fairy godmother Stella (Beverly D'Angelo), who grants the wish. With no name, no friends, and no money, Jessie has no choice but to look for work. She is hired as a maid by a filthy rich Malibu couple (Valerie Perrine and Dick Shawn), whose selfish excesses make Jessie look like Pollyanna. Worse still, Jessie is compelled by circumstance to meet up with her father, who doesn't even recognize her. The key to the film's success is the wonderfully many-sided performance of Ally Sheedy. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

  • Release date:July 31, 1987

Cast

Ally Sheedy
as Jessie Montgomery
Beverly D'Angelo
as Stella
Michael Ontkean
as Nick McGuire
Valerie Perrine
as Georgette Starkey
Dick Shawn
as Stan Starkey
Tom Skerritt
as Charles Montgomery
Merry Clayton
as Audrey James
Begonia Plaza
as Maria
Nina Axelrod
Virginia Watson
Rain Phoenix
as Brie Starkey
Leland Crooke
as Dude
Theodore Wilson
as Woodrow
Perla Walter
as Trini
Rita Gomez
as Juanita
Jason Beghe
as Bret
Kimberly Beck
as Kim
Theresa Randle
as Doni
Robert Jaffe
as Miles
Keith Joe Dick
as Arresting Officer
Khandi Alexander
as Hooker in Jail
Henry Woolf
as Jailer
Rigg Kennedy
as Westec Guard #1
Alexander Folk
as Westec Guard #2
Diana Bellamy
as Woman in Unemployment Office
Alyson Croft
as Lorelei
Katey Sagal
as Louise
Vance Colvig
as Man with Newspapers
Tony Simotes
as Francisco
Carmine Iannaccone
as Habib
Bennet Guillory
as George Sterling
Brett Hadley
as Harvey Bessman
Victoria Catlin
as Alicia Nolin
Julianna McCarthy
as Elderly Lady
Ed Quinlan
as Man at Party
Steven Robert Ross
Keith Joe Dick
as Arresting Officer
Brett Hadley
as Harvey Bessman
Victoria Catlin
as Alicia Nolin
Kimberly Beck
as Kim
Julianna McCarthy
as Elderly Lady
Bennet Guillory
as George Sterling
Ed Quinlan
as Man at Party
Diana Bellamy
as Woman in Unemployment Office
Robert Jaffe
as Miles
Rain Phoenix
as Brie Starkey
Carmine Iannaccone
as Habib
Khandi Alexander
as Hooker in Jail
Alexander Folk
as Westec Guard #2
Vance Colvig
as Man with Newspapers
Rigg Kennedy
as Westec Guard #1
Katey Sagal
as Louise
Alyson Croft
as Lorelei
Perla Walter
as Trini
Leland Crooke
as Dude
Theodore Wilson
as Woodrow
Theresa Randle
as Doni
Jason Beghe
as Bret
Rita Gomez
as Juanita
Tony Simotes
as Francisco
Henry Woolf
as Jailer

Crew

Mort Engelberg
Producer
Herb Jaffe
Producer
Randy Howze
Screenwriter
Perry Howze
Screenwriter
Shelly Johnson
Cinematographer
Georges Delerue
Composer (Music Score)
Sidney Wolinsky
Editor
Jeffrey Townsend
Production Designer
Lisa Jensen
Costume Designer
Rick Waddell
Sound/Sound Designer
Kristine Peterson
First Assistant Director
Nina Axelrod
Casting
Jeffrey Townsend
Second Unit Director
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