Some Kind of Wonderful - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

Some Kind of Wonderful Reviews

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May 21, 2004
Plays attractively like Intro to Anticapitalism 101.
June 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.
February 18, 2007
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
January 1, 2000
Lighter and less filling than usual.
November 4, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
June 25, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
July 24, 2007
Assembly-line feature from the John Hughes teen factory.
September 26, 2017
That was what John Hughes did best. He used his characters to shatter every preconception teenagers have about those faces they see in the hall. He made icons out of outcasts.
January 1, 2011
Typical '80s teen movie is still relevant today.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 27, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
Some Kind of Wonderful is yet another film in which Hughes and his team show a special ability to make an entertaining movie about teenagers.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 22, 2005
If you can't be with the one you love, love the one you're with.
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
November 22, 2002
Often regarded as the forgotten stepchild of cult favorite Pretty in Pink, Some Kind of Wonderful is notable in that it's an improvement over its inspiration in every conceivable capacity.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
October 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.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
May 10, 2008
| Original Score: 3/5
July 30, 2008
The best of all 80s teen movies.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
July 24, 2007
A simple, lovely and thoughtful teenage story that occasionally shines due to fine characterizations and lucid dialog.
August 19, 2002
solid entry into an elusive genre
| Original Score: 3.5/5
August 27, 2004
Underscores how feelings of self-worth make all the difference in the lives of adolescents.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 6, 2006
...another authentic look at teenaged life from Hughes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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