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The dress worn by Sissy Spacek in the 1976 version of “Carrie” remains one of the most memorable — primarily when coated in blood. But here are a few other unforgettable movie prom dresses — the good and the bad.
“10 Things I Hate About You” — Julia Stiles shows the us the quintessential prom look of the late 1990s in a spaghetti-strap column dress.
“Buffy the Vampire Slayer” — Kristy Swanson goes to the prom looking like Grace Kelly, but a Grace Kelly who isn’t afraid to show a little décolletage.