Some Kind of Wonderful

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Some Kind of Wonderful ★★ 1987 (PG-13)

A high-school tomboy has a crush on a guy who also happens to be her best friend. Her feelings go unrequited as he falls for a rich girl with snobbish friends. In the end, true love wins out. Deutch also directed (and John Hughes also produced) the teen flick “Pretty in Pink,” which had much the same plot, with the rich/outcast characters reversed by gender. OK, but completely predictable. 93m/C VHS, DVD . Eric Stoltz, Lea Thompson, Mary Stuart Masterson, Craig Sheffer, John Ashton, Elias Koteas, Molly Hagan; D: Howard Deutch; W: John Hughes.