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Mixed or average reviews - based on 10 Critics

User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 16 Ratings

Summary: Nothing seems to be going right for Samantha (Ringwald) on her sixteenth birthday. Her family forgets her birthday, she's in love with the school jock who doesn't seem to know she exists and the school nerd won't leave her alone.
Runtime: 93 min
Production: Universal Pictures
Genres: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Language: English
Home Release Date: May 6, 1998
Director Credit
John Hughes Director
Writer Credit
John Hughes Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Anthony Michael Hall The Geek
Molly Ringwald Samantha Baker
Cast Credit
Billie Bird Dorothy Baker
Blanche Baker Ginny Baker
Carlin Glynn Brenda Baker
Carole Cook Grandma Helen
Edward Andrews Howard Baker
Gedde Watanabe Long Duk Dong
Haviland Morris Caroline Mulford
John Cusack Bryce
Justin Henry Mike Baker
Liane Alexandra Curtis Randy
Max Showalter Grandpa Fred
Michael Schoeffling Jake Ryan
Paul Dooley Jim Baker
Producer Credit
Hilton A. Green Producer
Michelle Manning Associate Producer
Ned Tanen Executive Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: