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Some Kind of WonderfulThe movie follows Keith Nelson, a working class high school student, who dates the classy and unattainable Amanda Jones. Unfortunately, Amanda's ex, who is from the rich section of town, is unable to let go of her, and plans to get back at Keith.Keywords:
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Directors of "Some Kind of Wonderful"Howard DeutchBirthdate: 14 September 1950, New York City, New York, USA
Creators of "Some Kind of Wonderful"John HughesBirthdate: 18 February 1950, Lansing, Michigan, USA
Critic Reviews of "Some Kind of Wonderful"Chicago ReaderJuly 24, 2007
Assembly-line feature from the John Hughes teen factory.VarietyJuly 24, 2007
A simple, lovely and thoughtful teenage story that occasionally shines due to fine characterizations and lucid dialog.Time OutJune 24, 2006
This time it ends with the underdogs together. Oddly enough, it's this conclusion that feels phony, seeing as Stoltz has spent the last 80 minutes arranging his dream date with Lea.New York TimesMay 20, 2003
The film creates a perfect embodiment of every adolescent's nightmare.Washington PostJanuary 01, 2000
Lighter and less filling than usual.Washington PostJanuary 01, 2000
Like her energy, Masterson's beauty is kinetic, internalized, and she's a winner even if the film itself runs third in the Hughes opus on teenhood.Antagony & EcstasyOctober 27, 2011
The cynical view of humanity demonstrated within makes it a fascinating outlier in the writer/producer's canon and the '80s teen film generally.Common Sense MediaJanuary 01, 2011
Typical '80s teen movie is still relevant today.Bangitout.comJuly 14, 2010
A movie that could have been something wonderful, winds up only kind of.eFilmCritic.comJuly 30, 2008
The best of all 80s teen movies.TV GuideJuly 24, 2007
An amazingly mature young actress, Masterson skillfully brings subtlety, depth, and nuance to her character.Reel Film ReviewsOctober 06, 2006
...another authentic look at teenaged life from Hughes.
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