Ah, yes, Carrie, what a wonderful movie. It's the classic story of boy meets girl, boy takes girl to the prom, girl becomes prom queen, gets a bucket of pig's blood thrown on her, and her latent telekinetic powers go ape shit!
Yeah, if you're looking for a typical romance movie, this is so far from it that it's not even funny. The plot involves a young high-school girl named Carrie White, played by Sissy Spacek, who is constantly picked on and abused at her school by almost everyone in the place, except one teacher Miss Collins, played by Betty Buckley, her only friend Sue, played by a young Amy Irving, and her love interest, Tommy Ross, played by William Katt. These three people are the only ones in the movie that seem to give a damn about Carrie as a person.
Of course, every decent protagonist needs to have antagonist, but poor Carrie has it in spades. There's a pair of bullies at the school, Chris Hargensen and Billy Nolan, played by Nancy Allen, who most p