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Secret Admirer (1985)

An anonymous love letter left in Michael's locker on the last day of school wreaks havoc on his life, and the lives of everyone who come in contact with it.

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On the last day before summer vacations Michael receives a glowing, but anonymous, love-letter. He suspects, or better: hopes, it's from Deborah, the girl he's after since a while, but who dates college students only. However she shows him a cold shoulder again. So his and her best friend Toni advises him to write her an anonymous letter in return. However these letters get in the wrong hands and cause lots of confusion in their families, until it's revealed, who wrote which letter to whom. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Toni gave Michael a letter, so he could give Debbie one... See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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14 June 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Letter  »

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$8,622,757
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Five years after this film's release, Lori Loughlin appeared in the "Full House" episode Full House: Secret Admirer (1990), which also had a plot about a love letter falling into the wrong hands and causing familial distress. See more »

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At the end when Michael is chasing Toni's car, you can see as the car turns the corner, the window is down on Toni's mom's side. Michael is only about 30 feet behind the car. At this point, it isn't likely that Toni's mom didn't hear him screaming Toni's name or even look in the mirror after hearing him. See more »

Quotes

Toni: [shouting through drive-through speaker] Did you tell your friends I boffed your brains out in your van?
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Referenced in Videoclub (2013) See more »

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She's Got A Part Of Me
Written by Don Felder and Monty Byrom
Performed by Don Felder
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Typical, mid 80s teen comedy, but kinda funny
10 January 2001 | by See all my reviews

I didn't get to see this movie until '94, when it aired on TV here. I gotta say the major reason I liked this movie was because it had Lori Loughlin in it, she's a fox with a capital F, capital O and capital X. :) Anyways, give this one a whirl if you like these kind of movies, but if you're a Lori fan, it's definitely a must-see!


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