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Some Kind of Wonderful

PG-13| 1 hr. 34 min.

Plot Summary
Keith Nelson (Eric Stoltz), an artsy high school outcast, tries to land a date with popular girl Amanda Jones (Lea Thompson) with some help from his tomboy best friend, Watts (Mary Stuart Masterson). However, his advances draw the ire of Amanda's snobby ex-boyfriend, Hardy Jenns (Craig Sheffer), who makes plans to get even. Matters are further complicated when Watts realizes she likes Keith as more than just a friend and tries to convince him to stop pursuing Amanda.

Cast: Eric Stoltz , Mary Stuart Masterson , Lea Thompson , Craig Sheffer , John Ashton , Elias Koteas , Molly Hagan , Candace Cameron

Director: Howard Deutch

Genres: Romance

Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)

Release Date: February 27th, 1987|1 hr. 34 min.

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fan reviews ( 1 )
  • A hand-me-down cast? Far from it. Masterson and Stoltz possess talent and charm to spare... Wonderful aspires to be little more than the hot-and- happening teen flick of the moment. At that it succeeds. show more

  • This is kid stuff, but such well acted, well made stuff that inside 15 minutes you're sitting there like a teenager yourself wondering which girl Keith will wind up with. [27 Feb 1987] show more

  • It's just that the picture doesn't have a strong idea behind it, just a fog of many half-expressed ideas. [26 Feb 1987, p.20(E)] show more

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