History Film / SomeKindOfWonderful

1st Mar '17 5:18:35 PM Jan_z_Michal
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* ACupAngst: Watts jokes how she got "lucky" and never get big breasts. Or breasts at all.



* AnnoyingYoungerSibling: Keith's sister, Laura.

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* AnnoyingYoungerSibling: Keith's sister, Laura. She has a habit of breaking into Keith's room to the point where she does it even when he's inside and she could just knock.



* DeadpanSnarker: Watts.
* FingerlessGloves: Watts wears them.

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* DeadpanSnarker: Watts.
Watts is almost constantly quipping at people.
* FingerlessGloves: Watts wears them.a pair of red leather ones in pretty much all here scenes.
* {{Hypocrite}}: Hardy is perfectly capable trying to woo two different girls within single minute, telling both how "Trust is the basis of any relationship".



* InterClassRomance: Keith and Amanda.
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: Amanda telling Keith to go to Watts.

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* InterClassRomance: Keith and Amanda.Amanda is a subversion. She comes from the same poor neighbourhood, but surrounds herself with rich people, borrowing their things and thus appears to be well-off herself.
* IWantMyBelovedToBeHappy: Amanda telling Keith to go to Watts.Watts in the end.



* JustFriends: Keith and Watts, for most of the movie.

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* JustFriends: Keith and Watts, for most of the movie. They apparently know each other since before school.



* LastMinuteHookup: Watts and Keith.

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* LastMinuteHookup: Watts and Keith.Keith eventually end up together after he realises what he feels to her.



* LoveEpiphany: Keith, at the end.

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* LoveEpiphany: Keith, at the end.after an elaborate date with Amanda, realises that he really loves Watts and always did, but it only clicked in right there.



-->'''Duncan:''' (to Keith, as Keith is leaving with Amanda) "We're gonna bring this party up to a nice respectable level. Don't worry, we're not gonna hurt anyone. We're not even gonna touch 'em. We're just gonna make 'em cry a little... just by lookin' at 'em."
* OneOfTheBoys: Watts.
* OperationJealousy: Watts tries this on Keith at one point.

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-->'''Duncan:''' (to Keith, as Keith is leaving with Amanda) "We're We're gonna bring this party up to a nice respectable level. Don't worry, we're not gonna hurt anyone. We're not even gonna touch 'em. We're just gonna make 'em cry a little... just by lookin' at 'em."
'em.
* OneOfTheBoys: Watts.
Watts. She's tomboish enough for everyone to assume she just ''have to'' be a lesbian.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Inverted. While Duncan is named in-story, in the credits he's listed as "Skinhead" instead.
* OpenMindedParent: Clifford, Keith's father, is eventually revealed as one. While he has shades of FantasyForbiddingFather, being obsessed with sending his son to college and one that will give him a steady, white-collar job, he still in the end allows Keith go with his plans for the date and blow his money, saved for quite some time to pay the tuition. He just don't want for his son to end up like him, working his ass due to inadequate education, but cares for and supports the boy.
* OperationJealousy: Watts tries this on Keith at one point.point, asking Ray to act as if she liked her. He has no problems with doing that.



* RaisedByGrandparents: Watts talks a lot about her grandma, but her parents are never mentioned or seen and it's implied they are dead. However, in the novelisation, she was raised by her older brothers.



* TitledAfterTheSong

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* TitledAfterTheSongTitledAfterTheSong: Ironically, the song is never used in the movie.



* TriangRelations
* VictoriousChildhoodFriend

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* TriangRelations
TriangRelations: Keith wants Amanda, who doesn't even acknowledge his existence for most of the time. Watts has a serious feeling for Keith, and he eventually realises he loves her too.
* VictoriousChildhoodFriendVictoriousChildhoodFriend: Keith and Watts know each other since preschool.
11th Feb '17 1:52:54 AM Aquila89
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* LastNameBasis: Everyone calls Watts on her last name. Her first name is never said in the film (according to the novelization, it's Susan).
28th Jan '17 2:48:49 PM Mdumas43073
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A 1987 romantic teen drama written by Creator/JohnHughes and directed by Howard Deutch, ''Some Kind of Wonderful'' is the last in Hughes's acclaimed cycle of teen films in TheEighties.

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A 1987 romantic teen drama dramedy written by Creator/JohnHughes and directed by Howard Deutch, ''Some Kind of Wonderful'' is the last in Hughes's acclaimed cycle of teen films in TheEighties.
6th Mar '16 5:46:16 AM Mdumas43073
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A 1987 romantic teen drama written by Creator/JohnHughes and directed by Howard Deutch, '''''Some Kind of Wonderful''''' is the last in Hughes's acclaimed cycle of teen films in TheEighties.

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A 1987 romantic teen drama written by Creator/JohnHughes and directed by Howard Deutch, '''''Some ''Some Kind of Wonderful''''' Wonderful'' is the last in Hughes's acclaimed cycle of teen films in TheEighties.
18th Jan '16 6:21:40 AM Mdumas43073
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The protagonist, Keith (Eric Stoltz), is a working-class student, who's in love with popular girl Amanda Jones (Lea Thompson). Meanwhile, his tomboyish best friend, Watts (Mary Stuart Masterson) is in love with him, but Keith doesn't notice that. Keith eventually asks Amanda out, right after she broke up with her jerk of a boyfriend, so, mainly out of spite, she says yes. Watts's jealousy causes conflict between her and Keith, but they reconcile, and Watts chauffeurs Keith to his date. At first, Keith and Amanda hit it off, but Keith realizes that he loves Watts. Amanda tells him to go to her, and they get together.

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The protagonist, Keith (Eric Stoltz), is a working-class student, who's in love with popular girl Amanda Jones (Lea Thompson). Meanwhile, his tomboyish best friend, Watts (Mary Stuart Masterson) Masterson), is in love with him, but Keith doesn't notice that. Keith eventually asks Amanda out, right after she broke up with her jerk of a boyfriend, so, mainly out of spite, she says yes. Watts's jealousy causes conflict between her and Keith, but they reconcile, and Watts chauffeurs Keith to his date. At first, Keith and Amanda hit it off, but Keith realizes that he loves Watts. Amanda tells him to go to her, and they get together.
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The protagonist, Keith (Eric Stoltz) is a working-class student, who's in love with popular girl Amanda Jones (Lea Thompson). Meanwhile, his tomboyish best friend, Watts (Mary Stuart Masterson) is in love with him, but Keith doesn't notice that. Keith eventually asks Amanda out, right after she broke up with her jerk of a boyfriend, so, mainly out of spite, she says yes. Watts's jealousy causes conflict between her and Keith, but they reconcile, and Watts chauffeurs Keith to his date. At first, Keith and Amanda hit it off, but Keith realizes that he loves Watts. Amanda tells him to go to her, and they get together.

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The protagonist, Keith (Eric Stoltz) Stoltz), is a working-class student, who's in love with popular girl Amanda Jones (Lea Thompson). Meanwhile, his tomboyish best friend, Watts (Mary Stuart Masterson) is in love with him, but Keith doesn't notice that. Keith eventually asks Amanda out, right after she broke up with her jerk of a boyfriend, so, mainly out of spite, she says yes. Watts's jealousy causes conflict between her and Keith, but they reconcile, and Watts chauffeurs Keith to his date. At first, Keith and Amanda hit it off, but Keith realizes that he loves Watts. Amanda tells him to go to her, and they get together.
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A 1987 romantic teen dramedy written by Creator/JohnHughes and directed by Howard Deutch, '''''Some Kind of Wonderful''''' is the last in Hughes's acclaimed cycle of teen films in TheEighties.

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A 1987 romantic teen dramedy drama written by Creator/JohnHughes and directed by Howard Deutch, '''''Some Kind of Wonderful''''' is the last in Hughes's acclaimed cycle of teen films in TheEighties.
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A 1987 romantic teen dramedy film written by Creator/JohnHughes and directed by Howard Deutch, '''''Some Kind of Wonderful''''' is the last in Hughes's acclaimed cycle of teen films in TheEighties.

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A 1987 romantic teen dramedy film written by Creator/JohnHughes and directed by Howard Deutch, '''''Some Kind of Wonderful''''' is the last in Hughes's acclaimed cycle of teen films in TheEighties.
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'''''Some Kind of Wonderful''''' is a 1987 romantic teen dramedy film written by Creator/JohnHughes and directed by Howard Deutch. It is the last in Hughes's acclaimed cycle of teen films in TheEighties.

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A 1987 romantic teen dramedy film written by Creator/JohnHughes and directed by Howard Deutch, '''''Some Kind of Wonderful''''' is a 1987 romantic teen dramedy film written by Creator/JohnHughes and directed by Howard Deutch. It is the last in Hughes's acclaimed cycle of teen films in TheEighties.
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'''''Some Kind of Wonderful''''' is a 1987 romantic teen dramedy film written by Creator/JohnHughes and directed by Howard Deutsch. It is the last in Hughes's acclaimed cycle of teen films in TheEighties.

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'''''Some Kind of Wonderful''''' is a 1987 romantic teen dramedy film written by Creator/JohnHughes and directed by Howard Deutsch.Deutch. It is the last in Hughes's acclaimed cycle of teen films in TheEighties.
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