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you_PP
may_MD
not_XNOT
have_HV
heard_VBN
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lucas_NP
,_,
or_CC
if_CS
you_PP
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might_MD
not_XNOT
think_VB
much_DT
of_IN
it_PP
._.
probably_RB
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it_PP
stars_NNS
corey_JJ
haim_???
,_,
or_CC
maybe_RB
because_CS
it_PP
's_BEZ
about_IN
a_DT
little_JJ
geek_???
who_NP
collects_NNS
insects_NNS
,_,
or_CC
maybe_RB
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it_PP
doesn't_DOZ
feature_NN
slick_JJ
one-liners_NNS
or_CC
the_DT
chart_NN
topping_NN
soundtrack_NN
albums_NNS
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were_BED
almost_RB
a_DT
requirement_NN
for_IN
teen_NN
films_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
80_CD
's_BEZ
._.
however_RB
,_,
you_PP
have_HV
been_BEN
missing_VBG
out_RP
on_IN
a_DT
true_JJ
masterpeice_NN
,_,
the_DT
best_JJS
film_NN
of_IN
1986_CD
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
best_JJS
film_NN
about_IN
adolescent_NN
life_NN
ever_RB
made_VBN
._.
corey_NP
haim_???
stars_NNS
as_IN
lucas_NP
bligh_NP
,_,
a_DT
tiny_JJ
14_CD
year_NN
old_JJ
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scruffy_JJ
hair_NN
,_,
thick_JJ
glasses_NNS
,_,
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an_DT
interest_NN
in_IN
insects_NNS
and_CC
other_JJ
outdoor_JJ
life_NN
._.
one_CD
day_NN
he_PP
stops_VBZ
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the_DT
tennis_NN
courts_NNS
and_CC
sees_VBZ
what_WDT
must_MD
be_BE
an_DT
angel_NN
to_IN
him_PP
._.
her_PP
name_NN
is_BEZ
maggie_NP
,_,
a_DT
16_CD
year_NN
old_JJ
who_NP
certainly_RB
is_BEZ
a_DT
beauty_NN
,_,
with_IN
lovely_JJ
red_JJ
hair_NN
and_CC
a_DT
sweet_JJ
,_,
innocent_JJ
complexion_NN
._.
maggie_NP
seems_VBZ
to_IN
be_BE
a_DT
little_JJ
disturbed_JJ
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this_DT
little_JJ
kid_NN
watching_VBG
her_PP$
,_,
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he_PP
interests_VBZ
her_PP$
,_,
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soon_RB
they_PP
are_BER
talking_VBG
and_CC
getting_VBG
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know_VB
one_CD
another_DT
._.
they_PP
gradually_RB
become_VB
good_JJ
friends_NNS
,_,
and_CC
spend_VB
the_DT
summer_NN
together_RB
doing_DOG
various_JJ
things_NNS
,_,
such_DT
as_IN
studying_VBG
insects_NNS
(_(
namely_RB
locusts_NNS
,_,
who_WP
come_VB
out_RP
of_IN
hiding_VBG
once_RB
every_DT
17_CD
years_NNS
)_)
,_,
playing_VBG
tennis_NN
,_,
and_CC
listening_VBG
to_IN
a_DT
symphony_NN
orchestra_NN
through_IN
a_DT
manhole_NN
cover_NN
._.
lucas_NP
is_BEZ
obviously_RB
in_IN
love_NN
with_IN
maggie_NP
,_,
and_CC
while_CS
she_PP
is_BEZ
charmed_JJ
by_IN
him_PP
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
clear_JJ
that_CS
she_PP
would_MD
never_RB
consider_VB
him_PP
anything_PN
more_RBR
than_CS
a_DT
very_RB
good_JJ
friend_NN
._.
this_DT
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
clear_JJ
to_TO
lucas_NP
,_,
however_RB
._.
he_PP
still_RB
beleives_VBZ
that_CS
maggie_NP
is_BEZ
his_PP$
soulmate_NN
,_,
and_CC
he_PP
dreads_NNS
the_DT
impending_JJ
start_NN
of_IN
school_NN
because_CS
he_PP
knows_VBZ
what_WDT
's_BEZ
about_IN
to_IN
happen_VB
._.
we_PP
soon_RB
find_VB
out_RP
why_WRB
in_CD
a_NN
painful_JJ
scene_NN
where_CS
lucas_NP
is_BEZ
humiliated_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
jocks_NNS
during_IN
a_DT
pep_VB
rally_NN
._.
they_PP
throw_VB
him_PP
on_IN
stage_NN
,_,
right_NN
in_IN
front_NN
of_IN
his_PP$
beloved_JJ
maggie_NP
._.
surprisingly_RB
,_,
he_PP
turns_VBZ
the_DT
tables_NNS
on_IN
the_DT
jocks_NNS
with_IN
some_DT
clowning_VBG
around_IN
,_,
but_CC
he_PP
takes_VBZ
it_PP
too_RB
far_RB
,_,
and_CC
is_BEZ
embarassed_VBN
in_IN
front_NN
of_IN
the_DT
entire_JJ
school_NN
._.
the_DT
next_OD
scene_NN
is_BEZ
brilliant_JJ
._.
maggie_NP
follows_VBZ
lucas_NP
outside_IN
of_IN
the_DT
pep_VB
rally_NN
._.
she_PP
tries_VBZ
to_IN
talk_NN
to_IN
him_PP
as_CS
if_NN
nothing_PN
happened_VBD
._.
he_PP
rails_NNS
back_VB
against_IN
her_PP$
,_,
in_IN
a_DT
cruel_JJ
unfair_JJ
fashion_NN
._.
in_IN
lesser_JJ
movies_NNS
this_DT
would've_???
turned_JJ
into_IN
a_DT
confrontation_NN
between_IN
the_DT
two_CD
characters_NNS
._.
but_CC
maggie_NP
is_BEZ
written_VBN
smarter_JJR
than_CS
that_DT
._.
she_PP
understands_VBZ
what_WDT
lucas_NP
is_BEZ
feeling_VBG
and_CC
knows_VBZ
exactly_RB
what_WDT
to_TO
say_VB
to_IN
console_NN
him_PP
._.
next_OD
we_PP
are_BER
introduced_VBN
to_IN
another_DT
great_JJ
character_NN
named_VBN
cappie_NN
(_(
charlie_NP
sheen_NN
)_)
._.
he_PP
is_BEZ
a_DT
jock_???
with_IN
a_NN
typical_JJ
cheerleader_NN
girlfriend_NN
._.
what_WDT
's_BEZ
interesting_JJ
about_IN
him_PP
is_BEZ
that_DT
he_PP
sticks_NNS
up_IN
for_IN
lucas_NP
and_CC
protects_VBZ
him_PP
from_IN
the_DT
other_JJ
jocks_NNS
._.
of_IN
course_NN
anyone_PN
with_IN
a_DT
brain_NN
can_MD
tell_VB
what_WDT
's_BEZ
gonna_NN
happen_VB
next_OD
._.
cappie_NN
will_MD
cause_VB
conflict_NN
in_IN
maggie_NP
and_CC
lucas_NP
'_"
relationship_NN
._.
this_DT
begins_VBZ
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classic_JJ
scene_NN
in_IN
the_DT
school_NN
laundry_NN
room_NN
when_CS
cappie_NN
and_CC
maggie_NP
are_BER
alone_RB
._.
she_PP
's_BEZ
been_BEN
assigned_VBN
to_IN
show_NN
him_PP
how_WRB
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operate_VB
the_DT
washer_NN
/_SYM
dryer_NN
so_CS
he_PP
can_MD
clean_VB
his_PP$
shirt_NN
._.
maggie_NP
is_BEZ
charmed_JJ
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cappie_NN
's_POS
tender_JJ
undertsanding_NN
demeanor_NP
,_,
not_XNOT
to_TO
mention_VB
his_PP$
shirtless_NN
body_NN
._.
this_DT
scene_NN
is_BEZ
so_RB
delicate_JJ
and_CC
sweet_JJ
,_,
but_CC
cappie_NN
still_RB
has_HVZ
a_DT
girlfriend_NN
,_,
preventing_VBG
either_RB
one_CD
from_IN
acting_VBG
on_IN
their_PP$
desires_NNS
._.
desperately_RB
trying_VBG
to_IN
puncture_VB
the_DT
tension_NN
,_,
cappie_NN
begins_VBZ
to_IN
kick_NN
basketballs_NNS
around_IN
the_DT
room_NN
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
long_JJ
before_IN
cappie_NN
does_DOZ
break_VB
up_RP
with_IN
his_PP$
girlfriend_NN
(_(
in_IN
the_DT
films_NNS
only_RB
subpar_JJ
scene_NN
)_)
._.
lucas_NP
finally_RB
figures_NNS
out_RP
what_WDT
's_BEZ
going_VBG
on_IN
when_WRB
he_PP
tries_VBZ
to_IN
pick_NP
maggie_NP
up_RP
for_IN
the_DT
dance_NN
._.
this_DT
causes_NNS
him_PP
to_TO
take_VB
severe_JJ
actions_NNS
to_IN
prove_VB
himself_NN
to_IN
maggie_NP
and_CC
himself_PPX
,_,
such_DT
as_IN
try_NN
out_RP
for_IN
the_DT
football_NN
team_NN
._.
the_DT
last_OD
third_NP
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
revolves_VBZ
around_IN
this_DT
attempt_NN
._.
while_CS
the_DT
idea_NN
seems_VBZ
cliched_JJ
,_,
the_DT
way_NN
it_PP
is_BEZ
executed_VBN
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
._.
there_RB
are_BER
many_DT
surprises_NNS
during_IN
the_DT
last_OD
half_NN
hour_NN
which_WDT
lead_VB
to_IN
an_DT
ending_NN
so_RB
emotionally_RB
involving_VBG
it_PP
should_MD
make_VB
the_DT
most_DT
heartless_JJ
of_IN
cynics_NN
get_VB
choked_VBN
up_RP
._.
dave_NP
grusin_NN
's_POS
memorable_JJ
score_NN
,_,
played_VBD
at_IN
the_DT
perfect_JJ
moments_NNS
,_,
certainly_RB
helps_VBZ
._.
lucas_NP
is_BEZ
filled_VBN
with_IN
great_JJ
performances_NNS
._.
forget_VB
everything_PN
you_PP
know_VB
about_IN
corey_NP
haim_???
._.
back_NN
in_IN
1986_CD
he_PP
had_HVD
talent_NN
,_,
and_CC
that_CS
is_BEZ
proven_JJ
here_RB
as_CS
he_PP
delivers_VBZ
a_DT
perfect_JJ
fully_RB
3-dimensional_JJ
performance_NN
filled_VBN
with_IN
anger_NN
,_,
humor_NN
,_,
and_CC
pain_NN
._.
kerri_???
green_JJ
is_BEZ
very_RB
appealing_JJ
as_CS
maggie_NP
,_,
showing_VBG
us_PP
why_WRB
she_PP
cares_VBZ
about_IN
lucas_NP
so_RB
much_DT
and_CC
why_WRB
he_PP
is_BEZ
so_RB
attracted_VBN
to_IN
her_PP$
._.
sheen_NN
's_POS
cappie_NN
is_BEZ
almost_RB
too_RB
good_JJ
to_IN
be_BE
true_JJ
,_,
but_CC
sheen_NN
makes_VBZ
him_PP
beleivable_JJ
,_,
especially_RB
when_CS
he_PP
explains_VBZ
the_DT
reason_NN
why_WRB
he_PP
protects_VBZ
lucas_NP
._.
there_EX
are_BER
other_JJ
wonderful_JJ
minor_JJ
characters_NNS
such_DT
as_IN
ciro_???
popitti_NN
's_HVZ
ben_NP
,_,
a_DT
friend_NN
of_IN
lucas_NP
,_,
whose_WP$
diminutive_JJ
stature_NN
does_DOZ
not_XNOT
mean_VB
he_PP
will_MD
take_VB
crap_NN
from_IN
the_DT
jocks_NNS
._.
also_RB
turning_VBG
up_RP
in_IN
a_DT
few_DT
key_JJ
scenes_NNS
is_BEZ
winona_NP
ryder_NN
as_IN
rina_???
,_,
the_DT
girl_NN
who_WP
admires_NNS
lucas_NP
from_IN
afar_RB
._.
when_CS
people_NN
talk_VB
about_IN
the_DT
great_JJ
teen_NN
angst_NN
films_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
80s_CD
,_,
you_PP
hear_VB
john_NP
hughes_NP
this_DT
and_CC
john_NP
hughes_NP
that_CS
._.
lucas_NP
seems_VBZ
to_IN
be_BE
lost_JJ
among_IN
the_DT
crowd_NN
of_IN
his_PP$
so-called_JJ
classics_NNS
._.
but_CC
hopefully_RB
,_,
like_IN
with_IN
heathers_NNS
and_CC
say_VB
anything_PN
,_,
lucas_NP
can_MD
begin_VB
to_IN
find_NN
it_PP
's_BEZ
own_DT
loyal_JJ
following_JJ
and_CC
help_VB
people_NN
realize_VB
there_RB
were_BED
more_DT
to_IN
the_DT
80s_CD
than_CS
anthony_NP
michael_NP
hall_NN
and_CC
molly_RB
ringwald_NP
._.
it_PP
deserves_VBZ
more_DT
than_CS
that_DT
,_,
but_CC
i_PP
don't_DO
want_VB
to_IN
be_BE
greedy_JJ
._.
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