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A poor girl must choose between the affections of dating her childhood sweetheart or a rich but sensitive playboy.

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Andie
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Jack
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Duckie
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Iona
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Steff
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Blane
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Donnelly
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Jena Hoeman
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Benny
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Bouncer (as Andrew 'Dice' Clay)
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Kate
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English Teacher
Jamie Anders ...
Terrence
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Girl Friend / Gym Class
Bader Howar ...
Sales Girl
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Boy in Record Store
Audre Johnston ...
Benny's Mom
Melanie Manos ...
Girl at Party
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Mrs. Dietz
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Simon
Jimmer Podrasky ...
The Rave-Ups
Tommy Blatnick ...
The Rave-Ups
Timothy J. ...
The Rave-Ups
Terry Wilson ...
The Rave-Ups
Bruno Coon ...
Talk Back (as Bruno)
Jeffrey Hollie ...
Talk Back
Kevin Ricard ...
Talk Back
David Sutton ...
Talk Back
Kevin T. Williams ...
Talk Back (as Kevin Williams)
Rock Deadrick ...
Talk Back
Karen E. Laine ...
Girl at Prom
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Duckette
Kevin D. Lindsay ...
Kevin
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
James Huffman ...
Student in Crowd (uncredited)
Steve Sussman ...
Mall Patron (uncredited)
William Winckler ...
Drunk Teen (uncredited)

Directed by

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Howard Deutch

Written by

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John Hughes ... (written by)

Produced by

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Michael Chinich ... executive producer
John Hughes ... executive producer
Lauren Shuler Donner ... producer (as Lauren Shuler)
Jane Vickerilla ... associate producer

Music by

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Michael Gore

Cinematography by

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Tak Fujimoto ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Richard Marks

Editorial Department

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Jane Schwartz Jaffe ... associate editor
David Moritz ... apprentice editor
Bob Noland ... color timer
Pamela Jule Yuen ... assistant editor (as Pamela J. Yuen)
Peter Lonsdale ... assistant editor (uncredited)

Casting By

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Paula Herold
Marci Liroff

Production Design by

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John W. Corso

Set Decoration by

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Jennifer Polito
Bruce Weintraub

Costume Design by

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Marilyn Vance

Makeup Department

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Paul Abascal ... hair stylist
Tommy Cole ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Arne Schmidt ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Carol Green ... second assistant director
Vicki Jackson-Lemay ... dga trainee (as Vicki J. Le May)
Stephen Lim ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Gerald Gates Jr. ... painter
Gordon Hackman ... swing gang
Louis M. Mann ... set designer
Jeff Passanante ... construction foreman
Paul S. Power ... production illustrator
John Rozman ... lead man
Don Schlicher ... swing gang
Arthur Shippee ... property master (as Art Shippee)
Craig Staley ... swing gang
Gene Triol ... swing gang
Frank L. Brown ... asst prop master (uncredited)

Sound Department

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George H. Anderson ... sound effects editor
George Berndt ... adr editor
Ruth Bird ... assistant sound effects editor
Donald A. Bolger ... boom operator (as Donald L. Bolger)
Charles J. Bond ... cable person
Gary C. Bourgeois ... re-recording mixer (as Gary Bourgeois)
Chris Carpenter ... re-recording mixer
Dennis Drummond ... sound effects editor
Joan Giammarco ... assistant sound effects editor
Robert Grieve ... supervising sound effects editor
Jeffrey A. Humphreys ... sound recordist
C. Darin Knight ... sound mixer
Mel Metcalfe ... re-recording mixer
Linda Whittlesey ... sound effects editor
Greg Orloff ... foley mixer (uncredited)
John Roesch ... foley artist (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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John Frazier ... special effects

Stunts

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Erik Cord ... stunts
Dick Hancock ... stunt coordinator
John S. Platt ... stunts
Pat Romano ... stunt double / stunts (as Patrick Romano)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Mike Brooker ... additional grip
Joseph Graham ... additional grip
Jack N. Green ... camera operator (as Jack Green)
Conrad W. Hall ... first assistant camera
Danny Jimenez ... dolly grip (as Daniel Jiminez)
William A. Lowman ... assistant chief lighting technician
Melton Maxwell ... chief lighting technician (as Melton C. Maxwell)
Jack E. McLean Jr. ... lamp operator (as Jack McLean)
Laurel Moore ... still photographer
John T. Ramsey ... first company grip
Ed Reilly ... assistant chief lighting technician
P. Scott Sakamoto ... second assistant camera
Gary Scalzo ... lamp operator / rigger
Chuck Sharp ... best boy electric (as Charles W. Sharp) / lamp operator
Steve Sibenick ... second company grip
Tim Staubs ... second company grip

Casting Department

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Dorian Dunas ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Darryl M. Athons ... set costumer: men
Michael W. Hoffman ... costume supervisor: men
Julene McKinney ... set costumer: women
Donna Roberts ... costume supervisor: women (as Donna Roberts Orme)

Location Management

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Charles Newirth ... location manager (as Charles J. Newirth)

Music Department

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David Anderle ... music supervisor
Michael Boddicker ... musician: synthesizer
Joel Moss ... score mixer (as Joel W. Moss)
Leon Pendarvis ... orchestrator (as L. Leon Pendarvis)
Richard Stone ... supervising music editor
Bruno Coon ... composer: additional music (uncredited)

Transportation Department

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Sam Edelman ... transportation coordinator
Rick Vallencia ... transportation co-captain (as Rick Valencia)
Gaston Veilleux ... transportation captain

Other crew

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Pamela Alch ... script supervisor
Elinor Bardach ... personal assistant: Ms. Vance
Bruce A. Block ... filmic consultant
Irene Brafstein ... teacher / welfare worker
Frank L. Brown ... unspecified assistant
Wayne Fitzgerald ... title designer
Matt Freeman ... production assistant (as Matthew Freeman)
Gary Gero ... animal trainer
Mary Sutton Hallmann ... assistant: Mr. Schmidt
Renee Humphrey ... assistant to michael chinich
Art 'Klondike' Jones ... craft service
Tony Kerum ... caterer
William Kolber ... assistant: Mr. Shuler
Karen Kovacevich ... production associate
John Maguire ... assistant production auditor
Kenny Ortega ... choreographer
Ronald W. Payne ... production assistant
Michael Roberts ... production auditor (as Mike Roberts)
Steven Jay Rubin ... unit publicist
Elena Spiotta ... production associate
Ellen Vogt ... assistant: Mr. Anderle
Jeanne Weber ... technical consultant
Adam Hill ... shophand/set detail caster: Paramount Studios (uncredited)

Thanks

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Alexa Kenin ... in memory of
Bruce Weintraub ... in memory of
Crew believed to be complete

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Teenager Andie is one of the not-so-popular girls in high school. She usually hangs out with her friends Iona or Duckie. Duckie has always had a crush on her, but now she has met a new guy at school, Blane. He's one of the rich and popular guys but can the two worlds meet? Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Taglines He's good. She's good. He's just Duckie. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Rose bonbon (France)
  • La chica de rosa (Spain)
  • Yaffa B'Varod (Israel, Hebrew title)
  • La chica de rosa (Uruguay)
  • Lepotica u ružičastom (Serbia)
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Runtime
  • 96 min
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Box Office

Budget $9,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend United States $6,065,870, 02 Mar 1986

Did You Know?

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Trivia Filmed at the same Los Angeles high school, where Grease (1978) was made. See more »
Goofs The movie is set in Illinois. After Andie's kiss with Blain, Duckie rides his bike around Andie's house and towards Trax record store; all the cars have Blue California license plates. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in This Little Piggy Went to Hollywood (1987). See more »
Soundtracks Pretty In Pink See more »
Quotes Blane: You couldn't buy her, though, that's what's killing you, isn't it? Stef? That's it, Stef. She thinks you're shit. And deep down, you know she's right.
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