For Keeps
For Keeps (1988)

A high-school student's plans for the future undergo a serious change when she discovers that she is pregnant in this comedy-drama. She and her young boyfriend choose to get married and raise the child themselves, but they find teen-age… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: January 15, 1988
DVD Release Date: March 23, 2004
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Critic Score: 18% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Janet Maslin
New York Times

Its subject is nominally daring, but in spite of that, For Keeps proceeds with an amazing degree of caution.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...about as compelling as an afterschool special.

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Cathy Burke
United Press International

A dreary television-movie-of-the-week drama, far beneath the considerable talents of the mostly gifted cast.

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Scott Weinberg

Feature-length after-school-special nothingness.

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

Ringwald at the start of her downward slide

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
After the relatively demanding "Cracks", I felt like a nice movie, something comforting from the past... and this one fit the mood well. It's… More
Mason Williams
For Keeps is a good film with Molly Ringwald. What happens to a young couple when trying to get ready to graduate high school, attend college and now a new… More
Aj V
Ringwald plays a pregnant teen graduating from high school. The story is good, as are the actors. I really liked this movie, and if you're a fan of hers… More
Leigh Ryan
Phil Hubbs
I was surprised with this old flick, haven't actually seen it before but its really good, really sweet and touching. I thought it would be a boring… More
Leo L
A favorite.