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Rated PG-13 · 96 minutes · 1986
By 1986 John Hughes had become an industry, farming out his formulaic projects to hired hacks (in this case Howard Deutch). This is like every other Hughes film, just a little shoddier. It's set in an imaginary Chicago suburb populated by wealthy CEOs and unemployed steelworkers. The plot concerns a girl from the wrong side of the freeway (Molly Ringwald) who harbors a crush on "richie" Andrew McCarthy. He invites her to the prom, but will his snooty friends accept her? The class issues are posed with a fervency that makes you expect an "additional dialogue" credit for Karl Marx, but naturally Hughes and Deutch glide right over them as they close in for their fairy-tale ending. With Jon Cryer, Harry Dean Stanton, and Annie Potts.
Director: Howard Deutch
Writer: John Hughes
Producer: John Hughes, Lauren Shuler Donner and Jane Vickerilla
Cast: Molly Ringwald, Jon Cryer, Andrew McCarthy, Annie Potts, Harry Stanton and James Spader

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