Universal Pictures | Release Date: May 4, 1984 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Generally favorable reviews based on 11 Critics
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Negative:
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Screenwriter John Hughes, making his directing debut, is at his best when he empathizes with the sensitivity in the ugly-duckling Ringwald and Hall characters. [04 May 1984]
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There are individual sequences alternately amusing and touching. [08 May 1984]