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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 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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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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28 April 1989 (USA)  »

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Loverboy  »

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$3,960,327 (USA)
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Trivia

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

Goofs

Sal takes the order for Mrs Bodeck before she checks into the motel. They would not know where to deliver it because she had not checked in yet. See more »

Quotes

[Diane overhears Randy on the phone with Jenny but thinks he's on the phone with a gay lover]
Randy Bodek: I want another chance. My life is a mess without you. Yeah, I know. I'm not ashamed of you. I'm proud. I'm gonna tell my parents about you. And I really want them to meet you.
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References A Clockwork Orange (1971) See more »

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Tiger Rag
Written by Harry DeCosta, Edwin B. Edwards, Nick LaRocca (as D. James LaRocca),
Tony Sbarbaro (as Anthony Sbarbaro) and Larry Shields
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An oldie and, mostly, goodie
15 March 2013 | by (Toledo, Ohio) – See all my reviews

Randy (Patrick Dempsey) has fallen in love with a co-ed at this college. In fact, the two are living together. But, alas, Randy can't seem to tell his folks when they arrive to take him home for a break. His gal is not happy. She's not the only one. when his parents (mom is played by Kate Jackson) find out that his grades are just terrible, they pull him out of school altogether. Now, Randy will have to get a lucrative summer job, so that he can afford next year's tuition. But, his delivery job at Senor Pizza doesn't seem to be cutting it. Plus, Randy hates having to sport a fake mustache and zany outfit, as well as getting behind thee wheel of a sombrero-topped car! But, hold the phone! Sometimes Randy has to deliver to Beverly Hills. It is there that a lovely lady (Barbara Carrera) offers to give excellent tips for a bit of fun in the sack. She's not the only one. Soon, several frustrated wives of 90210 (Kristie Alley, Carrie Fisher, and others) are ordering pizzas with extra anchovies. That's the signal that they wish Randy to be the deliveryman. But, with all this action, aren't husbands bound to find out and be very upset? Also, with the money he is collecting, it looks like Randy will be headed back to college. What in the world will he tell his girlfriend, if she still loves him? As one of Dempsey's first big roles, this is a charmer with plenty of laughs. Yes, the subject matter is somewhat risqué, which will not please everyone. Even so, most viewers will appreciate the fine cast, the nice setting, the great costumes and the go-for-broke attitude. No, its not very sophisticated and has a good deal of crude humor. But, all in all, this is truly an oldie and, mostly, goodie.


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