Calendar Girl

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Calendar Girl ★★½ 1993 (PG-13)

In 1962 three high-school best friends borbeing row a convertible and travel from their Nevada homes to Hollywood to meet their pinup idol, Marilyn Monroe. Roy's (Priestley) a rebel, Ned's (Olds, in his film debut) sensitive, and Scott's (O'Connell) just a nice guy. They stay with Roy's Uncle Harvey (Pantoliano), an aspiring actor, and work to meet their dream girl. Which they finally do, in a notably weak sequence which fits in with this notably uninspired film. The three actors at least have enough comradery to make realistic buddies—one of the few true touches in the film. 86m/C VHS . Jason Priestley, Gabriel Olds, Jerry O'Connell, Joe Pantoliano, Stephen Tobolowsky, Kurt Fuller, Steve Railsback, Emily War-field, Stephanie Anderson; Cameos: Chubby Checker; D: John Whitesell; W: Paul Shapiro; M: Hans Zimmer.