History YMMV / MollyRingwald

8th Jul '17 11:57:27 AM AnonymousBosch
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* OneHitWonder / ToughActToFollow: It's generally accepted that ''Film/TheBreakfastClub'' is the one film she has done that still stands on its own merits.

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* OneHitWonder / ToughActToFollow: It's generally accepted that ''Film/TheBreakfastClub'' is the one film she has done that still stands on its own merits.merits, and even then, her performance in that movie has been retroactively DamnedByFaintPraise to some.
8th Jul '17 11:49:39 AM AnonymousBosch
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* BestKnownForTheFanservice: Her topless scene from ''Malicious'' is quite popular on the net.

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* BestKnownForTheFanservice: Her topless scene from the 1995 direct-to-video thriller ''Malicious'' is quite popular on the net.Internet.
8th Jul '17 11:48:42 AM AnonymousBosch
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* JadedWashout: Some people who have encountered her describe her as such.
8th Jul '17 11:43:35 AM AnonymousBosch
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* LoveItOrHateIt: Ringwald is quite possibly the Marmite of the Creator/BratPack. Some believe she's legitimately good and underrated actress who deserves a larger following, or a needlessly hammy hack who became a victim of ridiculously overblown hype. There's no middle ground.

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* LoveItOrHateIt: Ringwald is quite possibly the Marmite of the Creator/BratPack. Some believe she's legitimately good and underrated actress who deserves a larger following, or while others consider her a needlessly hammy hack who became a victim of ridiculously overblown hype. There's no middle ground.
8th Jul '17 11:42:27 AM AnonymousBosch
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* LoveItOrHateIt: Ringwald is quite possibly the Marmite of the Creator/BratPack. Some believe she's legitimately good and underrated actress who deserves a larger following, or a needlessly hammy hack who became a victim of ridiculously overblown hype. There's no middle ground.
8th Jul '17 11:36:56 AM AnonymousBosch
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* HilariousInHindsight: She shares the same name with the title character of an ''Franchise/AmericanGirl'' film she co-starred in.
* MoneyDearBoy: In the past few years, her choice of roles has been questionable, to say the least.
* NeverLiveItDown: For starters, she's received a lot of flak for turning down ''Film/PrettyWoman''.

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* HilariousInHindsight: She shares the same first name with the title character of an ''Franchise/AmericanGirl'' film she co-starred in.
* JadedWashout: Some people who have encountered her describe her as such.
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MoneyDearBoy: In the past few years, her choice of roles has been questionable, to say the least.
least. It's speculated by many that this the sole reason she appeared in ''Film/JemAndTheHolograms'' and ''Series/TheSecretLifeOfTheAmericanTeenager''.
* NeverLiveItDown: For starters, she's received a lot of flak for turning down ''Film/PrettyWoman''. Creator/StephenKing fans also hate her portrayal of Fran Goldsmith in the miniseries adaptation of ''The Stand''.



* TookTheBadFilmSeriously: Spoke positively of ''Film/JemAndTheHolograms'' in interviews, and even touted the film on the day of its release.
* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: Her films from the eighties are ''definitely'' these.

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* TookTheBadFilmSeriously: Spoke She spoke positively of ''Film/JemAndTheHolograms'' in interviews, and even touted the film on the day of its release.
release when it was already clear it was going to flop. It's ambiguous as to whether or not these defenses were earnest, however.
* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: Her films from the eighties her GloryDays are ''definitely'' these.
3rd Jul '17 9:06:23 AM HuffleprideGryphon
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* MoneyDearBoy: In the past few years, her choice of roles has been schizophrenic, to say the least.

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* MoneyDearBoy: In the past few years, her choice of roles has been schizophrenic, questionable, to say the least.
26th May '17 2:26:29 PM Aquila89
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* DeaderThanDisco: Once considered the cream of the crop of the Creator/BratPack, Ringwald is now seen as a punchline for everything wrong with teen actresses of TheEighties, to the point that admitting you're a fan of hers will prompt some to give you the evil eye.



* [[LoveItOrHateIt Love Her Or Hate Her]]
26th May '17 12:55:44 PM AnonymousBosch
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* [[LoveItOrHateIt Love Her Or Hate Her]]
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* CriticalDissonance: Her 1988 film ''Film/ForKeeps'', while critically eviscerated, has a considerably higher Website/RottenTomatoes audience score.

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* CriticalDissonance: Her 1988 film ''Film/ForKeeps'', while critically eviscerated, has a considerably higher Website/RottenTomatoes audience score.score and made back enough money to avoid bombing.
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