In case you couldn’t tell, we’re big fans of coming-of-age movies here at Flavorpill, so we’re really looking forward to seeing The Myth of the American Sleepover, which came out Friday and, promisingly, reminded New York Times critic A.O. Scott of Freaks and Geeks and Dazed and Confused. Although the movie isn’t entirely, or even mostly, about a slumber party, it can’t help but remind us of some our favorite sleepovers on film and TV. Ten of the most memorable, from Grease to Beverly Hills, 90210 to Superbad, are after the jump.
No one throws a slumber party like the Pink Ladies. There are wigs, cute pajamas, a visit by the T-Birds — but the best part is Rizzo’s nasty “Look at Me, I’m Sandra Dee” song, which delivers the musical’s most devastating couplets (“Elvis! Elvis! Let me be/ Keep that pelvis far from me”). Stockard Channing is so wonderful in this scene that you can’t help but join her in hating Sandy a little bit.