Cast and Crew: Cameron Crowe (Director, Writer); John Cusack, Ione Skye, John Mahoney, Joan Cusack, Lili Taylor
What It’s About: The wrong type of guy falls in love with the school valedictorian. She is torn between this blossoming relationship, her upcoming fellowship in England, and spending time with her father during a crisis.
Why Watch it Today?: Peter Gabriel was born on this day in 1950. The “boombox scene” features Gabriel’s song “In Your Eyes” and has become an iconic moment in film.
Where to Get It: Netflix (Rental Only) or your local library.