It’s time to bring out your best Duckie dances: Pretty in Pink is turning 30 years old.
The John Hughes-helmed film, which recently had another run at theaters across the country, was a grand addition to the storied ’80s director’s multiple-feature film exploration of American high schoolers.
Examining how poverty plays out in a social environment filled with well-dressed yuppies, then-It Girl Molly Ringwald starred as the girl from across the tracks opposite fellow Brat-packer Andrew McCarthy, Jon Cryer, Annie Potts, and veteran character actor Harry Dean-Stanton, who played Ringwald’s father. Pretty in Pink was a smart and heartwarming approach to the romcom and has ultimately stood the test of time, something you can also say about its amazing cast. So, let’s see what they’ve all been up to over the last 30 years.