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Pretty in Pink (28-Feb-1986)

Director: Howard Deutch

Writer: John Hughes

Keywords: Comedy, Coming of Age

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Andrew Dice Clay
Comic
29-Sep-1958   Ford Fairlane
Margaret Colin
Actor
26-May-1957   As the World Turns
Jon Cryer
Actor
16-Apr-1965   Duckie Dale in Pretty in Pink
Gina Gershon
Actor
10-Jun-1962   Showgirls
Andrew McCarthy
Actor
29-Nov-1962   St. Elmo's Fire
Annie Potts
Actor
28-Oct-1952   Mary Jo Shively on Designing Women
Molly Ringwald
Actor
18-Feb-1968   The Breakfast Club
James Spader
Actor
7-Feb-1960   Sex, Lies, and Videotape
Harry Dean Stanton
Actor
14-Jul-1926   Bathrobe-clad actor from Repo Man
Kristy Swanson
Actor
19-Dec-1969   Original Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Kate Vernon
Actor
1961   Lorraine Prescott on Falcon Crest
Dweezil Zappa
Guitarist
5-Sep-1969   Son of Frank Zappa

REVIEWS

Review by anonymous (posted on 9-Feb-2007)

This is the definitive teenage angst movie. Jon Cryer as poor Ducky, full of unrequited love. Andie trying to 'raise' her hapless father, who has never gotten over her mother leaving them, and Blane, rich and a misfit to his super-cool friend played by a very young and nasty James Spader. The fascinating thing about this movie was the fact that they changed the ending. Originally, Duckie DID get the girl. But it met with such bad reviews, they recalled the whole cast to re-film the final sequence, which has "IF you leave" playing in the background. If you look closely, Andrew is wearing a wig, as his own hair had been cut due to a play he was doing at the time. Even for teenage girls of today, Andie is the heroine of street smarts. Love this film!


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