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‘Pretty in Pink’ at 30: The Best and Worst Films of John Hughes

26 February 2016 2:32 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Before movies like “Say Anything” and “Perks of Being a Wallflower,” and TV shows like “Dawson’s Creek” and “My So Called Life,” John Hughes’ classic high school romance “Pretty in Pink” dared to depict teenage love with a poignancy and truthfulness that felt both natural and wildly sentimental. Released on February 28, 1986, it remains one of Hughes’ most beloved movies. On the 30th anniversary of “Pretty in Pink,” here’s a look back at John Hughes’ 10 finest films, plus five that didn’t quite make the grade.

The Best…

10) Uncle Buck (1989)

John Candy played the title role of a lovable oaf whose babysitting skills are put to the test in this lightweight yet undeniably funny family comedy. The fifth of eight Hughes films in which he appeared, Candy showed winning chemistry with 9-year old Macaulay Culkin in what remains a career highlight. Though a 1990 “Uncle Buck” sitcom starring Kevin Meaney »

- Matthew Chernov

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Pretty in Pink Turns 30! Remember These Crazy '80s Styles?

26 February 2016 5:30 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Pretty in Pink celebrates its 30th anniversary this Sunday. Break out the shoulder pads to celebrate! The 1986 "Brat Pack" teen movie is about a girl "from the wrong side of the tracks" (Molly Ringwald) who ends up with a preppy guy named Blane (Andrew McCarthy), because of course an '80s romantic lead is named Blane. The cast is rounded out by Andie's boy Bff "Duckie" (Jon Cryer) and a perfectly smug rich guy named Steff (James Spader.) The cult favorite comes with so many throwback memories: a perfectly punk soundtrack with performances from bands like The Psychedelic Furs, a love triangle (Team Blane vs. Team Duckie), and oh, the fashion. Shoulder pads »

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30 Things You Might Not Know About Pretty in Pink, 30 Years Later

24 February 2016 11:30 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Pretty in Pink isn't just a good '80s movie. It isn't just a good teen movie. And it isn't just a good romantic movie. It's just a good movie, period. The John Hughes classic first hit theaters on Feb. 28, 1986, and it turns 30 years old this weekend. The film featured Molly Ringwald as Andie, a high school student whose style belies her working class roots. She's captured the eye of seemingly every guy in school - among them, preppy dreamboat Blane (Andrew McCarthy) and her little hipster buddy, Duckie (Jon Cryer). And the process of Ringwald's character trying to figure »

- Drew Mackie, @drewgmackie

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30 Things You Might Not Know About Pretty in Pink, 30 Years Later

24 February 2016 11:30 AM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Pretty in Pink isn't just a good '80s movie. It isn't just a good teen movie. And it isn't just a good romantic movie. It's just a good movie, period. The John Hughes classic first hit theaters on Feb. 28, 1986, and it turns 30 years old this weekend. The film featured Molly Ringwald as Andie, a high school student whose style belies her working class roots. She's captured the eye of seemingly every guy in school - among them, preppy dreamboat Blane (Andrew McCarthy) and her little hipster buddy, Duckie (Jon Cryer). And the process of Ringwald's character trying to figure »

- Drew Mackie, @drewgmackie

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