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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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Kelly Preston is 4 years older than C. Thomas Howell, and Lori Loughlin is two and a half years older. See more »

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When Michael is writing the letter to Debbie the pen he is writing with is yellow with a blue top but in the next shot when he brings the pen up it is clear with a black top. See more »

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Toni: Michael... I think you just won the Asshole of the Year Award.
[slams door in Michael's face]
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References Tender Is the Night (1962) See more »

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You've Been Lied To Before
Written by Van Stephenson and Jan Buckingham
Performed by Van Stephenson
Courtesy of MCA Records
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Worth watching once.
15 April 2004 | by (Conn) – See all my reviews

Secret admirer was a really funny movie about a love letter, that winds up in many different peoples hands and creates alot of crazy misunderstandings at the same time! Good movie with a premise that was actually pretty funny. This movie, while NOWHERE aproaching greatness does contain some genuine laughs. and was actually pretty good, if not great. It was far from the best 80's teen movie but the premise was actually very funny, not to mention original and the cast was great! The cool thing about this rather wacky movie, is the premise was actualy quite plausible! Plus it shows how jumping to the wrong conclusion can trigger crazy misunderstandings. This movie is about as 80's as you can get, but might actualy be worth a look for people who haven't seen it and just want a funny, if not unique or exceptional, light, straightforward comedy.


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