This Week in 1986: 'Pretty in Pink'


You don't need us to tell you what an iconic movie 'Pretty in Pink' was. (Well, if you do, read this.) A quarter-century after its release (on Feb. 28, 1986), it remains the model for teen-romance movies, the dramatic peak of Molly Ringwald's career as a teen idol (also, the moment she graduated from John Hughes High School to enter the uncertain world of adulthood), and a defining pop-culture moment for Gen X–ers. Still, even if you've watched the movie dozens of times (as if this time, for once, maybe Andie wouldn't throw over Duckie for Blane), there still may be some things about it that you don't know.
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Pretty in Pink
PG-131986
Based on 12 critics

Andie (Molly Ringwald) is an outcast at her Chicago high school, hanging out either with her older boss... Read More

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R2011
Based on 28 critics

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PG2011
Based on 35 critics

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PG-132011
Based on 26 critics

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The Adjustment Bureau
PG-132011
Based on 41 critics

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