Pretty in Pink

Pretty in Pink

Howard Deutch (1986)

15 Certificate


Our Score
Molly Ringwald stars in this Brat Pack take on Cinderella, making a game fist of playing a rebellious teenager from the wrong side of the tracks who meets an up-market designer boy (Andrew McCarthy). Ringwald, all flaming red hair and grungy attire, brings a touch of charisma to the well-worn theme, and she receives sterling support from Harry Dean Stanton as her feckless, deadbeat dad. It belts along pleasingly enough, but this frenetic, hard-edged comedy drama is too hackneyed to be entirely successful.


Misfit high-school girl Andie Walsh unexpectedly attracts the attentions of a rich, popular boy, but the course of true love runs far from smoothly when their two worlds collide. Romantic drama, starring Molly Ringwald, Andrew McCarthy, James Spader, Jon Cryer and Harry Dean Stanton.

Cast & Crew

Andie Walsh Molly Ringwald
Blane McDonough Andrew McCarthy
Steff McKee James Spader
Phil "Duckie" Dale Jon Cryer
Jack Walsh Harry Dean Stanton
Iona Annie Potts
Donnelly Jim Haynie
Jena Alexa Kenin
Benny Kate Vernon
Bouncer Andrew Dice Clay
Kate Emily Longstreth
Director Howard Deutch
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourGuidance: Contains some violence and swearing.Available on: video and DVD