Pretty in Pink will return to theaters for 30th anniversary |


Pretty in Pink will return to theaters for 30th anniversary

Perhaps the most controversial ending to a teen romance ever. (Behind Romeo and Juliet ? Fine.) Should Andie (Molly Ringwald) have chased after rich, repentant…

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Pretty in Pink is returning to theaters for its 30th anniversary this Valentine’s Day courtesy of Fathom Events and Paramount Pictures, EW can exclusively reveal.

The John Hughes film first arrived in theaters Feb. 28, 1986, and secured the No. 22 spot on that year’s list of highest box-office earners by grossing $40.5 million over its 14-week run. It stars Molly Ringwald and Andrew McCarthy, two actors considered part of that era’s Brat Pack, a group known for appearing in other teen-centric films during that period.

In a special bonus feature, behind-the-scenes footage will screen of the cast discussing the alternate ending from the comedy-drama, which revolves around a teenage girl (Ringwald) pining for a popular guy (McCarthy) while her best friend (Jon Cryer) secretly pines for her.

“It is exciting to celebrate 30 years of Pretty in Pink by showing it back in movie theaters for Valentine’s Day,” John Rubey, the CEO of Fathom Events, said in a statement. “Many from this generation have never seen it on the big screen and now they have two very special chances.”

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Tickets for the Feb. 14 and 17 showings (which will kick off at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. local time both days) go on sale today. Buy tickets here.

Correction: An initial version of this story incorrectly stated that the screening would include the film’s alternate ending.