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A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school. Unfortunately, the girl's old... See full summary »

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A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school. Unfortunately, the girl's old boyfriend, who is from the rich section of town, is unable to let go of her, and plans to get back at Keith. Written by Kevin <Kibble@vm.temple.edu>

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Before they could stand together, they had to stand alone.

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27 February 1987 (USA)  »

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Alguien maravilloso  »

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$18,553,948 (USA)
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Elias Koteas was discovered by John Hughes auditioning for She's Having a Baby (1988) and it was at his suggestion that he would be cast in the role of Duncan. See more »

Goofs

Watts deliberately covers a star tattoo above her collar bone with makeup while getting ready to chauffeur Keith and Amanda, but when she's in the chauffeur outfit, the collar is high enough to hide the tattoo on its own. See more »

Quotes

[referring to Watts driving them on their date]
Amanda Jones: So, do you always bring an extra girl when you go out?
Keith: Well, I like to cover my bets.
Amanda Jones: That's very cute. I'll have to remember that.
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Cry Like This
Written by David Joyner, Tony Cook & Stephen Hague
Performed by Blue Room
Produced by Stephen Hague
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an intelligent teen comedy/romance
18 November 2000 | by (pa usa) – See all my reviews

Mary stuart Masterson plays a girl who has a crush on Eric Stoltz who has been friends with her for a long time but she never has told her feelings. When Stoltz starts hanging around with the rich crowd and falls for the snobby beauty queen Lea Thomson Masterson fears she may lose him. A well scripted comedy romance drama slice of life that John Hughes does right every now and then. on a scale of one to ten..8


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