Ever feel down and out and wish you could hang with the popular crowd? Well try this one on for size.
Bribe the popular girl to date you for a week. Then it's all cake.
Like I said, an eighties essential.
While not inclined to watch movies more than once or twice, I have sought this movie out time after time and have never been disappointed. All of the characters bring something original to the story and the performances are great. I have quoted the scene about the grandmother and the roller coaster more times than I can count.