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YMMV / Valley Girl

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  • Awesome Music:
    • The famous soundtrack, which, for at least 10 years after the film's release, was not available in wide release until Rhino Records released not just one, but two soundtrack CDs.
    • Modern English's "I Melt With You" plays during the montage of Julie's dates with Randy, as well as when they escape the Valley High junior prom, heading to the Valley Sheraton in Tommy's rented limousine.
  • Harsher in Hindsight: Michael Bowen (Tommy) went on to play bigger jerkasses in Kill Bill (Buck) and Breaking Bad (Uncle Jack).
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  • Hilarious in Hindsight: The entire scene with Randy and Fred and the sushi, considering that Nicolas Cage's current wife is a waitress at a sushi restaurant!
  • Retroactive Recognition: Loryn is Elizabeth Daily- Dotty, Tommy Pickles, and Buttercup, among other roles.
    • Which leads to retroactive Squick when you remember that she has a topless scene in the movie. Pass the Brain Bleach, please.
  • Stalking Is Love: Though Randy is the penultimate example of this trope, the scene where Skip decides to go to Suzi's house to see if Beth is home could qualify; when no one answers the door, Skip actually enters the house to look for Beth, who he apparently finds taking a shower.

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