Cast: Molly Ringwald, Randall Batinkoff
Ringwald is radiant as the high school senior who accidentally gets pregnant by her steady boyfriend. When the two decide that abortion and adoption are not alternatives, they rough it out on their own to pay the bills and raise the baby themselves.
What Parents Like: The film does have a happy ending, but it doesn't take the easy way out. Among the sacrifices the young couple must make: college and French roast coffee with cinnamon.
Parenting 101: It's hard being a pregnant teenager. As Darcy puts it, "I tried on my dress for the prom. I look like a Thanksgiving Day float. Also I'm itching everywhere, my ankles are fat, there's something hanging out of my butt, the article's not going good, and now I need a haircut."