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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 »

Genres:

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Release Date:

28 April 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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 Randy's father is yelling about him not declaring a major, Randy is sitting sideways, with his legs on arm of the chair. In the next cut, he's stretched out with his legs on the coffee table. When his father turns around in the door way, Randy's instantly sitting sideways again, right before he stands up. See more »

Quotes

Brad, Waiter at Tiki Joes: Hi, I'm Brad. Frosty beverage?
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Connections

References A Clockwork Orange (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Walkin' the Line
Written by Brian Wilson, Eugene Landy, Nick Laird-Clowes and Alexandra Morgan
Performed by Brian Wilson
Courtesy of Sire Records
by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Underrated and Very Funny!
2 June 2002 | by (b'ville nj) – See all my reviews

One of several 80's comedies that are still fresh today, and one of my favorites. Patrick Dempsey (as Randy) showed some amazing talent in this film and played the role perfectly. I had forgotten the film was released in '89; it has the spirit of many of the films from earlier that decade but without much of the trashiness and better writing.


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