Pretty in Pink Movie Review 1986

Information and Film Reviews for Pretty in Pink the Movie

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More teen angst from the pen of Hughes. Poor girl falls for a rich guy. Their families fret, their friends are distressed, and fate conspires against them. If you can suspend your disbelief that a teenager with her own car and answering machine is financially inferior, then you may very well be able to accept the entire premise. Slickly done and adequately, if not enthusiastically, acted. In 1987, Hughes essentially rewrote this film with "Some Kind of Wonderful," the same story with the rich/pauper characters reversed by gender.

Distribution

Paramount Home Video, 5555 Melrose Ave., 5555 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038, Phone: (323)956-5000, URL: http://www.paramount.com, Remarks: Does not handle retail queries from consumers; contact your local video distributor.

Available on VHS
Running time 96 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Genres
Comedy Drama, Wrong Side of the Tracks, Teen Angst, Prom, Teen Romance, Family Ties, High School
Screenplay
John Hughes
Cast
Molly Ringwald, Andrew McCarthy, Jon Cryer, Harry Dean Stanton, James Spader, Annie Potts, Andrew (Dice Clay) Silverstein, Margaret Colin, Alexa Kenin, Gina Gershon, Dweezil Zappa, Kristy Swanson
Cinematography
Tak Fujimoto
Director
Howard Deutch
Music
Michael Gore
Producer
Paramount Pictures

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