A biographer latest project is a prominent family. So he goes to do research by going to their home. While there, one of their neighbor's is killed and the son of the doorman is arrested. ... See full summary »
Jack and Diane were lovers, two crazy kids living in the heartlands (Gee, and John Mellencamp didn't get any writing or soundtrack credits). Diane is the airheaded captain of the cheerleading squad, who follows her through whatever she does. Jack is, of course, the football team's star quarterback. Diane comes up pregnant and the two are thrown out of their homes. They move into an apartment, where they try to live on Jack's part-time salary as a clerk at a video store. Meanwhile both continue in school - cheerleading and quarterbacking. As Diane realizes that they are not making it financially, she recruits the other cheerleaders to help her rob a bank. Their cheerleader oath of all for one commits them to helping her. They get guns from a local hood, who gives them the weapons in exchange for putting his homely daughter on the cheerleading squad. Written by
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The characters of Jack and Diane seem to be named after the fictional characters of John Mellencamp's song: "Jack and Diane". See more »
When the girls are in the living room talking about robbing the banks, Diane is shown laying down and then sitting up and then laying down and sitting up again. However, you never see her move See more »
Did you say you are pregnant or you were pregnant. You had it, threw it out, and now you're gonna go dance all night?
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Sugar & Spice High school cheerleaders in trouble with spunk, flair, and laughs
Sugar & Spice is almost a caricature of a teen movie. It is not, because it's not making fun of teens or teen movies, but has that slightly over the top smiley attitude that pushes you to that laughing place where you don't take things too seriously. Those who didn't like that movie didn't get that vibe. It is quite fun.
Now, it's not a perfect movie, the subject matter is treated very lightly, but the story, the dialogs, and the characters are all very entertaining. It doesn't bring anything new, per se, to the table, but it does it with flair, and laughs. The girls are beautiful, but not plastic perfect. The acting is simple, but sincere and adorable in certain cases.
One of the scene, when they announce they're getting married, is the perfect example of the quality and tone of the film. It and its followup scene in the car are hilarious.
If you want to see a good little known teen flick with an adult mask, that would to it.
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