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Happy Together (1989)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 4 May 1989 (USA)
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Christopher is an ambitious college freshman, striving to become a writer. Through a computer fault he's assigned the same room as Alex, a real party freak and... a girl! He's annoyed and ... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Wooden
Alexandra Page
Kevin Hardesty ...
Denny Dollenbacher
Ruth Carpenter
Gloria Hayes ...
Luisa Dellacova
Aaron Harnick ...
Ron Sterling ...
Eric Lumbard ...
Michael D. Clarke ...
Wendy Lee Marconi ...
Yvette Rambo ...
Shawne Rowe ...


Christopher is an ambitious college freshman, striving to become a writer. Through a computer fault he's assigned the same room as Alex, a real party freak and... a girl! He's annoyed and tries to get a different room as soon as possible, but when he learns to know her, he also starts to like her. She not only improves his sexual life, but also his writing skills. Learn to take it easy, Chris! Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Roommates by accident...lovers by choice. See more »


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for one use of strong language and some scenes of sensuality | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

4 May 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cimerka  »

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Based on the musical, Cabaret. See more »


Alexandra's shoulder sleeves when she's wearing the pink shirt. See more »


Christopher Wooden: You could be loved by me!
Alexandra Page: I could be loved by you.
Christopher Wooden: You COULD be loved by me!
Alexandra Page: I could be HURT by you!
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References Bus Stop (1956) See more »


Happy Together
Written by Gary Bonner and Alan Gordon
Performed by The Turtles
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not enough chemistry
13 April 2015 | by See all my reviews

Chris Wooden (Patrick Dempsey) is a college freshman. The computer mistakenly puts him in with Alex Page (Helen Slater). She's a flighty social butterfly and he's trying to emulate a stuffy writer. They don't get along at first. Brian "something with a K" (Brad Pitt) is her boyfriend until the next one. Stan (Dan Schneider) is their wacky neighbor always with his girlfriend mannequin. Ruth Carpenter is their drama teacher.

I have never been a fan of Dempsey. Slater is on and off. She's pretty but I'm not always in love with her characters. Together, they don't have enough chemistry. The dialog isn't good enough to have fun with their relationship. I struggle to get involved with this duo. They are a lot better on paper but they are not in reality. I actually think that it would work if they become friends and it would be more interesting. Her problem is that she hates her flirtatious reputation and her lack of stable relationships. Stan's wackiness isn't particularly funny. Just in case you're wondering, Brad Pitt doesn't do much in this movie.

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