Rebellious football player Johnny falls for cheerleader Tracy. They come from opposite backgrounds; 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?
After seeing Aidan Quinn
in this film, director Martin Scorsese
hired Aidan Quinn
to play the lead central role of Jesus in the original Paramount Pictures development of The Last Temptation of Christ
(1988) (which later got canceled). Quinn has said: "Marty quite liked Reckless
(1984). I mean, he said, 'I hate this kind of movie,' but he thought Jamie Foley did a real good job for a first try". See more
Does that mean we're done? Huh?
You can still be friends
Referenced in A Friend to Die For
STAND UP AND CHEER
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