Teenager Andie is one of the not-so-popular girls in high school. She usually hangs out with her friends Iona or Duckie. Duckie has always had a crush on her, but now she has met a new guy at school, Blane. He's one of the rich and popular guys but can the two worlds meet? Written by
The laughter. The lovers. The friends. The fights. The talk. The hurt. The jealousy. The passion. The pressure. The real world.
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Did You Know?
Robert Downey Jr.
was almost cast as Duckie when the ending had Andie getting together with Duckie. Per Molly Ringwald
, this ending may have stuck if Downey won the role because he didn't give her the "brother vibe" Jon Cryer
did. See more
When Blane puts Andie in his car, the painted brick wall with the newspaper boxes is in the background, without Duckie. In the next shot, he is sitting on the newspaper box. See more
What are you doing?
I had to use the powder room, so I figured I'd come in the back.
I'm sure there are bathrooms all over the place!
I'm not nine, Andie, I know that.
by New Order
& John Robie
Performed by New Order
Courtesy of Factory Records / Qwest Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products See more