Two Molly Ringwald Classics to Show This Weekend at Drive-In Near Rockford
Molly Ringwald in the 80s was one of the biggest names in movies. Her roles in a handful of flicks cemented her place as one of the most iconic actresses of that era.
Ringwald, along with writer/director John Hughes, starred in some of the biggest flicks of that decade, and this weekend you'll have a chance to see two of them back-to-back.
While we're still in the era of movie studios holding back their biggest releases due to COVID, drive-in theaters are doing their best to keep people coming out.
After a big opening weekend when Sterling's Midway Drive-In showed Dirty Dancing and Grease, they're now following it up with Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club.
In case you haven't seen either, they are absolute classic flicks.
A girl's "sweet" sixteenth birthday becomes anything but special, as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.
The movie stars Molly Ringwald as Samantha, Anthony Michael Hall as Geek, and Michael Schoeffling as Jake Ryan.
Five high school students meet in Saturday detention and discover how they have a lot more in common than they thought.
The iconic cast of The Breakfast Club features performances by Emilio Estevez, Anthony Michael Hall, Judd Nelson, Ally Sheedy, and of course, Molly Ringwald.
Tickets at Midway Drive-In are $9.50 a person and you have to buy them in advance online. The concession stand at Midway is still closed but for $10 a vehicle, you can bring in your own food and drinks.