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Say Anything... (1989)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 14 April 1989 (USA)
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A noble underachiever and a beautiful valedictorian fall in love the summer before she goes off to college.

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Rebecca (as Pamela Segall)
Jason Gould ...
Mike Cameron
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Joe
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Polly Platt ...
Mrs. Flood
Gloria Cromwell ...
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Patrick O'Neill ...
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High school senior Lloyd Dobler wants nothing more than to go out with beautiful and intelligent Diane Court. Lloyd attempts to win her heart over the objections of her over-protective father before Diane leaves for a scholarship in England. Written by Scott Renshaw <as.idc@forsythe.stanford.edu>

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She's got every thing going for her. He's going for her with every thing he's got. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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14 April 1989 (USA)  »

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$20,781,385 (USA)
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Robert Downey Jr. turned down the lead played by John Cusack. See more »

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When Joe arrives at the party with his girlfriend, she says "I'll be in the kitchen, Joe", but her lips say "Bye, baby". See more »

Quotes

Diane Court: Lloyd, I'm sorry.
Lloyd Dobler: What do you want?
Diane Court: I'm sorry.
Lloyd Dobler: What do you want?
Diane Court: My father's guilty. He lied to me, he lied to everybody. I just left home... I need you.
Lloyd Dobler: You do?
Diane Court: Everything else means nothing to me. If I hurt you again, I'll die.
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Within Your Reach
Written by Paul Westerberg
Produced by Paul Stark, Peter Jesperson, and The Replacements
Performed by The Replacements
Courtesy of Twin/Tone Records
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Who says teen romance needs to be perverse? 10/10
9 March 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Very few films have even tried to be as smart and honest as Say Anything. The film, which is more then 10 years old, still remains to be one of the strongest pieces of romantic cinema. Not only do John Cusack and Ione Skye have perfect chemistry; not only is John Mahoney's character one of the most complicated father figures in the history of film; not only is the screen play delightfully honest; but everything just seems to fit right in this movie. A true treasure


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