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Secret Admirer (1985)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  14 June 1985 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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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C. Thomas Howell did all of his stunts in this movie (i.e. jumping fences). See more »

Goofs

When Michael pulls into the park with Deborah Anne Fimple there are no open spots around him, but in the next shot we see Michael's father pull in into an empty space next to Michael. See more »

Quotes

Michael: What are you guys doing tonight?
Deborah Anne Fimple: Nothing much.
Toni: Kappa Omega party.
Michael: Oh, you mean the homo house?
Deborah Anne Fimple: Well one will crack jokes about others when they are insecure with their own masculinity.
Michael: Oh, I hate guys like that. They're so immature.
Steve Powers: [Steve drives up] Hey beautiful! Want a ride?
Michael: No thanks, Steve. I'll walk.
Deborah Anne Fimple: [sarcastically] Real mature.
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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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formula teen movie,but still not bad
19 July 1999 | by See all my reviews

this movie wasn't bad. it had some funny parts. but mostly everything in this movie you've seen before. a lot of formula movies make me forget that i've seen this stuff before. but some don't,and secret admirer doesn't. but it still was entertaining at times,and funny. all in all not bad. i give secret admirer **1/2 out of ****


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