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Actress Amanda Peterson was only 15 years old during filming and actor Patrick Dempsey was 20 years old.
The Airplane Graveyard/Boneyard is located just outside of Davis Monthan Air Force Base in Tucson.
Patrick Dempsey is a car collector and race driver. He used all of his pay from this film to buy his first car, a 1963 Porsche 356 convertible.
Original title of the movie was "Boy Rents Girl".
Actor Seth Green played Chuckie, the obnoxious little brother, he was 13.
Amanda Peterson's family claims that she has a traumatizing experience on the set at fifteen that later lead to her problems before her death.
Courtney Gains (Kenneth Warmer) and Patrick Dempsey also co starred together in "Sweet Home Alabama".
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Iris is in intimate scenes with all three of the popular guys at one point in the film. She is with Big John at the first party he has at his house, then she is with Ricky at the school dance, and then she is with Ronald at the New Year's Eve party at Big John's house.
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An inside joke is that Quins says he is an expert on fine wine. The wine he spills on Cindy's blouse is ripple a cheap dessert wine.
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Corissa Miller was cast as attractive girl before being changed to transfer student.
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Takes place in Tucson, Arizona.
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Steve Rash's directorial debut "Buddy Holly Story" is shown on the town's movie theatre marquee.
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Referenced in the season one episode of Community, "Physical Education".
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The school used in the film was Tucson High School, the home of the Badgers.
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Paula Abdul makes an uncredited appearance as a dancer.
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The scene where Cindy and Ronald jump the perimeter wall and explore the Regeneration Group Aircraft Bone Yard was shot at Bob's Air Park, an aircraft recycler just outside the Boneyard, which has since been sold.
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In 2003, Can't Buy Me Love was remade as Love Don't Cost a Thing starring Nick Cannon and Christina Milian.
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Courtney Gains (Kennith) and Darcy Demos (Patty) starred together in Hard Bodies.
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Cindy Mancini's House in the film is the the clubhouse in the Hill Farm community in Tucson AZ. It is off of Ft Lowell Rd, between Swan Rd and Craycroft.
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When the guys go to egg Kenneth's house on Halloween night, all three of them try to disguise themselves by wearing all black clothing and putting black paint on their faces. However, Big John parks their van right across the street in plain view of the house, and they call Ronnie by his real name when they're yelling at him to throw the bag at the front door.
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