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The Boyfriend School (1990)
"Don't Tell Her It's Me" (original title)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  21 September 1990 (USA)
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Gus is a fat cartoonist that recently won a battle against cancer, which explains his baldness. But he is also lonely. Therefore, his caring sister tries to set him up with suitable woman. ... See full summary »

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Gus is a fat cartoonist that recently won a battle against cancer, which explains his baldness. But he is also lonely. Therefore, his caring sister tries to set him up with suitable woman. But to do so, she must turn him into an irresistible man. When he falls in love with Emily, Gus takes the identity of a mysterious biker from New Zealand. Written by Steve Richer <sricher@sympatico.ca>

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A romantic comedy about true love under false pretenses. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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21 September 1990 (USA)  »

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$1,171,762 (USA)
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Based on the novel by Sarah Bird also entitled "The boyfriend school" She adapted the screenplay for this movie. See more »

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Gus's "Maori" pendant bears no resemblance to actual Maori artwork. See more »

Quotes

Gus Kubicek: Spirits for the spirits.
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Very Cool Movie...
18 November 2000 | by (Colorado,USA) – See all my reviews

It's a sappy cute romance about a guy who's a little shy, but still tries for the girl of his dreams. This is a very cool movie, though the plot has been done a billion times, I liked this rendition of it. The fact that it seemed semi-plausible made it a very nice love story. One of those movies that makes you go: "AAAAAAAAAAAAAWW."

Also it's funny to see Steve Guttenberg trying to pull off a false identity as "Lobo"... HILARIOUS, and sweet.


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