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You Can't Hurry Love (1988)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  20 January 1988 (USA)
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A comedy of a guy who moonlights as a low-budget director of commercials, and is looking for someone to love. So, he pays a dating service and is videotaped on several occasions. The film ... See full summary »

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A comedy of a guy who moonlights as a low-budget director of commercials, and is looking for someone to love. So, he pays a dating service and is videotaped on several occasions. The film shows the many women who seduce our hero, until he finally finds his true love... Written by Ari Herzog <ari@ici.net>

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Sometimes, you just have to be yourself. See more »

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20 January 1988 (USA)  »

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Greetings from L.A.  »

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$333,152 (USA)
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Connections

Remake of Video Valentino (1986) See more »

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HEADIN' WEST
Written by Andrew Todd Rosenthal (as Andrew Todd)
Performed by Andrew Todd Rosenthal (as Martini Ranch) and Bill Paxton (as Martini Ranch)
Courtesy of Sire Records
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David Packer Makes This Film Worth Watching!
8 November 2001 | by (Lancaster, California) – See all my reviews

David Packer (whom you may remember from the NBC-tv miniseries' "V" (1983) and "V: The Final Battle" (1984)) is so wonderful in this film. His acting is so natural and very easy to watch. His voice is nice and soft to listen to. His personality is kind and gentle. No attitude here. David Packer makes this film worth watching. The cameo appearance by Kristy McNichol is fun to watch. Wish there were more scenes of her. Yes, that is Sally Kellerman singing nicely during the end credits.


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