Cusack stars in this romantic drama film directed by Cameron Crowe. He plays Lloyd Dobler, a regular high school student and kickboxing aficionado, who falls in love with the school valedictorian, played by Ione Skye. They both struggle in their relationship because of their varying goals and ideals. The film also stars John Mahoney, Lili Taylor, and Bebe Neuwirth. On the film becoming a cult classic:
They like that movie, so it’s really nice that you did something 20, 25 years ago and people still want to talk about it. It’s kind of nice.