Rich Girl Rich Girl , a synthetic piece of piffle about a wealthy young woman turned cocktail waitress and the wrong-side-of-the-tracks rebel rock star she falls for… Rich Girl Rich Girl , a synthetic piece of piffle about a wealthy young woman turned cocktail waitress and the wrong-side-of-the-tracks rebel rock star she falls for… R PT96M Drama Romance Don Michael Paul Jill Schoelen Sean Kanan
Movie Review

Rich Girl (1991)

MPAA Rating: R
EW's GRADE
D-

Details Rated: R; Length: 96 minutes; Genres: Drama, Romance; With: Don Michael Paul and Jill Schoelen

Rich Girl, a synthetic piece of piffle about a wealthy young woman turned cocktail waitress and the wrong-side-of-the-tracks rebel rock star she falls for has the same relation to a real James Dean movie as Love Connection has to Romeo and Juliet. The only times the film even rises to the level of camp are during its unfathomably icky, pulse-pounding musical numbers, in which the beefcake hero (Don Michael Paul — why do I suspect he wasn't born with that name?) screams out such power-schlock lyrics as, ''Love stops the hands of time/In the middle of a dream, we cross the line/Love stops the hands of time/We can last forever or at least tonight!'' D-

Originally posted May 17, 1991 Published in issue #66 May 17, 1991 Order article reprints