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Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 27 February 1987 (USA)
When Keith goes out with Amanda, the girl of his dreams, Amanda's ex-boyfriend plans to get back at Keith. Meanwhile, Keith's best friend, tomboy Watts, realizes she has feelings for Keith.

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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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Drama | Romance

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27 February 1987 (USA)  »

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$18,553,948 (USA)
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Two years before this movie was filmed, Eric Stoltz had been the original choice to play Marty McFly in Back to the Future (1985), and he had even shot five weeks' worth of footage as Marty before he was replaced by Michael J. Fox. Lea Thompson, who played one of Stoltz's love interests in this movie, played his would-be character's mother in Back to the Future (1985). See more »

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In the scene where Keith's dad is talking to him after Keith gets out of the shower, Keith's hair is wet. In the next scene the front has dried and then the next scene it's all wet again. See more »

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Amanda Jones: I hate feeling ashamed. I hate where I'm from. I hate watching my friends get everything their hearts desire. I gave into that hatred and I turned on what I believed in. I didn't have to. You didn't.
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Featured in Retrosexual: The 80's (2004) See more »

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Written & Performed by Pete Shelley
Produced by Stephen Hague
Courtesy of Phonogram Ltd.
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some kind of movie

This movie makes my top 10 list. This movie tells the basic story "things aren't always as they seem." This movie shows just how hard it is to open up yourself an let someone know how much you care and also stresses how sometimes one can be blind and not see love in front of their eyes. This is simply a great movie.




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