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Loverboy (1989)

 -  Comedy  -  28 April 1989 (USA)
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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 precedent ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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Storyline

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 precedent 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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Randy Bodek has no idea how to treat a woman . . . but he's working on it. [Theatrical] See more »

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Comedy

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28 April 1989 (USA)  »

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Ljubavnik  »

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$3,960,327 (USA)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

A August 1985 issue of sports illustrated with Bernie Kosar is on the Bodek coffee table. See more »

Goofs

When Tony is chasing Mrs. Bodek, there is a scene in which the motorbike crashes into a car. By the time the chase ends, the bike is undamaged See more »

Quotes

Alex Barnett: Don't worry. I'm not going to bite you. Not over coffee, anyway.
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Connections

References A Clockwork Orange (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

I Wanna Be Around
Written by Sadie Vimmerstedt and Johnny Mercer
Performed by Tony Bennett
Courtesy of CBS Records
by arrangement with CBS Records Music Licensing Department
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"Loverboy" is so funny! This is a really good teen movie! I saw and buy the movie many years ago! Patrick Dempsey (Randy) was the Male-Molly Ringwald in teen movie for years! A lot of good actor work in this underrated movie: Carrie Fisher (Ex: Princess Leïa Ortega, Star Wars # IV,V,VI), Kirstie Alley (Look Who's Talking,...Too,...Now) she was so gorgeous in the blue leather dress, Kate Jackson (Charlie's Angels:The Series/Scarecrow & Mrs. King), Barbara Carrera (Ex: Angelica Nero, Dallas), Nancy Valen (A very beautiful actress who doesn't have her deserved career). Dempsey has chemistry with all the ladies... I like the finale of the movie at the Restaurant! With is father who discovered his son is not gay! Ladies goes to the police station for their Hubby. Honorable mention to Robert Picardo, Vic Trebak, Robert Ginty.

A feel good movie!

Éryck Bergeron


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