It was released on October 4, 1991.
It was also adapted into a 2012 off-Broadway musical composed by Pasek and Paul and starring Lindsay Mendez and Derek Klena.
Tropes for the film:
- The '60s: Takes place from 1963-1967.
- Period Piece: Takes place from 1963-1967, from the day before the Kennedy assassination to 1967, when Eddie returns home.
- Prank Date: Where Hollywood Homely Lili Taylor is the victim.
- Time Skip: The next part of the film takes place three years later when Eddie returns and sees people protesting the Vietnam War.