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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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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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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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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

Harry Bruckner: [grinding is foot into Jory's chest] Your stud days are over, pretty boy!
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References A Clockwork Orange (1971) See more »

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What I Am
Written by Edie Brickell, Kenny Withrow (as Kenneth Withrow), John Houser, John Bush and Alan Aly
Performed by Edie Brickell & New Bohemians (as Edie Brickell and New Bohemians)
Courtesy of Geffen Records
by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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One of my favorite comedies growing up
9 June 2002 | by (Woodbridge,VA) – See all my reviews

I remember being eight years old and seeing Loverboy for the first time in the theater. The film is very funny and features the delightful Patrick Dempsey in one of his better roles. The film has sexy women and great one-liners. If you've never seen it check it out.


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