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
Before they could stand together, they had to stand alone.
Did You Know?
Most of the extras in the film that play the "bad kids" in the detention scene and around campus weren't thugs at all. They were football players from the various high schools in the area. They were chosen mostly because they could tower over the actors and look menacing. See more
When Keith's sister, Laura, is talking to her friends about her new "popular" status, she has a military-style vest on over a yellow blouse. When we see her jump down after being accused of being "false", the vest is gone, but immediately reappears in the next shot. See more
This is not true. It can't be. This has got to be the most hilarious rumor ever floated. Right?
What are you talking about?
Last night, I hear everybody talking about how Keith has asked this girl out.
Check it out. This girl is popular, she's beautiful... and obviously in the middle of some emotional shootout to consent to date the human tater tot. What did you do to her, Keith? Threaten her life?
I just asked her out.
Well, her boyfriend's a man, for Christ's sake.
Hey, hey, hey.
The Hardest Walk
Written by Jim Reid
(as James Reid) & William Reid
Performed by The Jesus & Mary Chain
(as The Jesus and Mary Chain)
Produced by Stephen Hague
Courtesy of Blanco y Negro/WEA Records Ltd. See more