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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Mrs. Flood
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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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To know Lloyd Dobler is to love him. Diane Court is about to know Lloyd Dobler. See more »


Comedy | Drama | Romance


PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

14 April 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

...Say Anything...  »

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$20,781,385 (USA)

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Did You Know?


Takes place in Seattle which is later the backdrop for Frasier (1993) with two cast members John Mahoney and Bebe Neuwirth See more »


When Diane goes out with Lloyd to the party, she doesn't have her yearbook with her. She is reading what people wrote in it after the party in Lloyd's car. When he drops her off in the morning, she doesn't have her yearbook with her. See more »


D.C.: Why don't you just call her again?
Lloyd Dobler: I draw the line at 7 unreturned phone calls.
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Referenced in Hindsight: Pilot (2015) See more »


Written by Martin Gore
Produced and Performed by Depeche Mode
Courtesy of Sire Records / Mute Records
by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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A rarity: an intelligent 80's teen movie!
20 April 1999 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

One of the rare 80's teen flicks that doesn't portray all teens as sex-crazed dimwits and all adults as lobotomized morons. An insightful, romantic comedy that only Cameron Crowe could give us.

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