Some Kind of Wonderful

1987, Romance/Drama, 1h 34m

44 Reviews 25,000+ Ratings

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Some Kind of Wonderful is above-average '80s teen fare for people who need as much John Hughes in their lives as possible. Read critic reviews

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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.

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