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Loverboy (1989)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 28 April 1989 (USA)
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 ... See full summary »

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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
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Sal
Ray Girardin ...
Henry
Rob Camilletti ...
Tony (as Robert Camilletti)
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Kyoko Bruckner
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Dr. Reed Palmer
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Claude 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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Trivia

The jersey Randy gives Jenny is a home New York Jets Mark Gastineau #99 jersey. 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

Robin: Oh, my God. You're just a boy. I'm sorry I... I don't date boys.
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Connections

References A Clockwork Orange (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Great Balls of Fire
Written by Otis Blackwell and Jack Hammer
Performed by Jerry Lee Lewis
Courtesy of Sun Entertainment Corp.
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Acting at its best.
27 October 2002 | by (San Diego, CA) – See all my reviews

I realize that this movie is not quite Oscar worthy, but it is definitely my favorite of all time. It is great if you need cheering up or if you're just in the mood for a laugh. I highly recommend purchasing this movie...it is a must for all movie collections. Wow, the way I'm promoting it, you'd think I owned the rights or something! :)


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