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?
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
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
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.
Featured in Retrosexual: The 80's
Written & Performed by Pete Shelley
Produced by Stephen Hague
Courtesy of Phonogram Ltd. See more