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Say Anything... (1989)

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

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Amy Brooks ...
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Rebecca (as Pamela Segall)
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Mike Cameron
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Charles Walker ...
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Russel Lunday ...
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Polly Platt ...
Mrs. Flood
Gloria Cromwell ...
Ruth
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Patrick O'Neill ...
Denny
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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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A Lloyd meets girl story See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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$20,781,385 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Kirk Cameron was nearly cast as Lloyd instead of John Cusack. See more »

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When Lloyd first calls Diane, he gives 555-1342 as his phone number. But when Diane reads the message taken by her father, the number is 555-2342. Even though she has the wrong number written down, it still works. See more »

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Lloyd Dobler: I'm gonna take Diane Court out again.
Corey Flood: Well, that's unlikely.
Lloyd Dobler: Is the movies a good second date? You know, as a date?
Corey Flood: Well, you never had a first date.
Lloyd Dobler: Yes we did. I sat across from her at a mall. We ate together. We ate. That's eating. Sharing an important physical event.
Corey Flood: That's not even a scam.
Lloyd Dobler: What's a scam?
Corey Flood: Going out as friends.
D.C.: No, it's not. Scam is lusting.
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Referenced in Van Wilder (2002) See more »

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You Want It
Written by Robin Zander and Tom Petersson
Produced by Richie Zito
Performed by Cheap Trick
Courtesy of Epic Records
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Lyoyd, Lyoyd, null and void.
12 December 2004 | by (Conn) – See all my reviews

Most people I know loved Say anything and I am among the many who thought this was a very good touching, funny movie for teens and young people. It is a bit more wholesome then a lot of what's out there in this genre and although it doesn't rank among my favorite teen movie it definitely earned it's praise.

There are some terrific one liners in Say Anything and the male/female relationship is depicted in a touching and often very accurate-surprisingly accurate way. Plus there are moments of just pure hilarity and unforgettable lines, one of them being what I headed my Quote(my buddy and I still throw this line around to this day.) John Cussack stars here and was very good, it was my introduction to him. I'd recommend this movie to anyone who just wants to see a nice fresh teen movie with both touching and hilarious moments. My vote is 8 out of 10.


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