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Cast

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Randy Bodek
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Diane Bodek
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Joe Bodek
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Jenny Gordon
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Jory Talbot (as Charles Hunter Walsh)
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Alex Barnett
Bernie Coulson ...
Sal
Ray Girardin ...
Henry
Rob Camilletti ...
Tony (as Robert Camilletti)
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Kim Miyori ...
Kyoko Bruckner
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Dr. Reed Palmer
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Claude Delancy
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Monica Delancy
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College sophomore Randy Bodek is unfocused. The only thing he knows is that he loves his roommate, Jenny Gordon, who feels unappreciated as other things in his life seem to take precedence over her. He hasn't even told his parents, Diane and Joe Bodek, that he is living with a female, let alone a significant other. As such, Jenny breaks up with him at the end of the semester. While Randy is home during the summer break, Joe, against Diane's wishes, decides not to fund Randy's college education anymore as he is flunking all his classes, and hasn't yet declared a major. Not knowing what to do besides try to get back to college if only to be with Jenny, Randy gets a minimum wage job as a delivery guy at a pizza joint. During the course of his job, he meets Alex Barnett, a beautiful, older, sophisticated woman who likes pizzas with extra anchovies. To his surprise, she seduces him, after their sexual encounter which she gives him $200 to help him get back to college. Without telling him, ... Written by Huggo

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There are a lot of hungry housewives in Beverly Hills. Some of them even like pizza. See more »

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28 April 1989 (USA)  »

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$3,960,327 (USA)
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A August 1985 issue of sports illustrated with Bernie Kosar is on the Bodek coffee table. See more »

Goofs

When Randy messes with the glass balls there are pieces of glass on the table and the floor in one shot and they are all gone in the next shot one second later. See more »

Quotes

[Joe reads a note dropped by Randy that accompanied a new fashionable jacket delivered by Tony]
Joe Bodek: "Dear, Randy. Of course I'd prefer you naked, but if you MUST wear something it should be the best. Love, Alex." Diane!
Diane Bodek: Yeah!
Joe Bodek: Diane, our son... is a fruit.
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References A Clockwork Orange (1971) See more »

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Blue Hawaii
Written by Leo Robin and Ralph Rainger
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i wish i liked anchovies....
21 August 2002 | by (Virginia, US) – See all my reviews

Patrick Dempsey is a cutie pie, especially in this movie. He plays the awkward, gangly every-guy with such aplomb it doesn't seem like an act. This movie is a lot of fun! It's one amusing situation after another. Kate Jackson, Kirstie Alley and Barbara Carrera are all wonderful in their roles. It's too bad this movie didn't get the recognition it deserved.


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