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Secret Admirer (1985)

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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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Trivia

As of March 2016, neither Jim Kouf nor David Greenwalt had issued any kind of statement regarding the Secret Admirer (1985) / Vasos De Papel (2016) plagiarism controversy. See more »

Goofs

On the boat, Toni's purse alternates between being on and off her shoulder, in the final shot she throws it off and jumps in the water. See more »

Quotes

Lou Fimple: [to Steve as he turns to leave] One more thing, lover boy...
Deborah Anne Fimple: [rolls eyes in embarrassment] Oh, God.
Lou Fimple: [pats his pistol] Get her pregnant, I'll blow your dick off.
Deborah Anne Fimple: [as Lou leaves] DADDY!
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References Casablanca (1942) See more »

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The Touch
Written by Ricki Wilde and Marty Wilde
Performed by Kim Wilde
Courtesy of MCA Records
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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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