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A teenage girl deals with her parents forgetting her birthday and a crush on her high school's heartthrob.

MPAA Rating PG

Status Released

Release Date 1984-05-04

Runtime 93 minutes

Budget $6.5m

Revenue $24m


TMDB 6.8


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erika_goodmanson shared a tip "While I love this movie, it hasn’t aged well... with the racism, consent issues and degradation of women..."

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amy_santi shared a tip "This Is An 80's Essential"

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nicole_samuels shared a tip "Are you even human if you havent seen!"

lorna_lang shared a tip "This movie is definitely of its time, in that many of the themes and storylines are problematic through today's social lens."

casey_heenan_spino shared a tip "Love John Hughes as much as Jake Ryan"

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angie_garcia_9687 shared a tip "Its a little racist but hilarious and an 80s must see!"

angela_atherton shared a tip "Anything John Hughes really."

pete_zifnakis shared a tip "Classic, some people said i used to look like Jake (used to!)."

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colleen_lyons-cubides shared a tip "Long Duck Dong he is the best"

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stacey_mulligan shared a tip "Greatest 80’s movie"

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patty_goodwin shared a tip "Lol “the Donger needs food”"

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ines_bachelot shared a tip "The last scene on the table is memorable, iconic..."

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alex_angelica shared a tip "This is one of those movies that explaines why I am the why I am."

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