Rebellious footballer Johnny, falls for cheerleader Tracy. They come from opposite backrounds; she's from a comfortable well off family, his is poor and broken. Tracy already has a boyfriend but he acts like a jerk, so Johnny has to win Tracy's heart - something she seems reluctant to let him do. Written by
Girls like Tracy never tell their parents about guys like Rourke.
Did You Know?
was cast in this film after, according to The New York Times, "a casting director wending her way through Chicago had taken a Polaroid picture of Mr. [Aidan] Quinn, and that was how he came to be submitted to James Foley
, director of Reckless
(1984) who hadn't been able to find the actor he needed to play the lead in the picture". See more
I've been good, havn't I? A good daughter. No complaints, no problems.
You have been good.
Everything's been just great. I've always had alot of friends, I don't do drugs, I've never had an abortion, I've never even had the measles. Is it true? It is true, isn't it? I've never even had the measles.
That's incredible. I'm perfect.
Honey, calm down.
No! I don't want to calm down. I'm sick of calming down. I'm sick of everything being OK!
Referenced in A Friend to Die For
KIDS IN AMERICA
Performed by Kim Wilde
Words and Music by Ricki Wilde
and Marty Wilde
Courtesy of EMI America Records
A division of Capitol Records, Inc.
And RAK Records Ltd. See more