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

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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 »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Gus Kubicek: And now, ladies and gentleman, the one the only microwave lounge singer!
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Referenced in Mystery Science Theater 3000: Alien from L.A. (1993) See more »

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My Way
Written by Paul Anka (as Anka) / Jacques Revaux (as Revaux) / Claude François (as Francois) / Gilles Thibault (as Thibault)
Published by Management Agency & Music Publishing, Inc., BMI S.D.R.M.
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A Very Enjoyable Love Story
27 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I found that this was a very enjoyable film and even though films like this(probably smaller budget, not a lot of hype, etc.)may not get the critics raves, it IS a good rental or cable view for anyone who likes the "star-crossed" lovers theme with a lot of the silly hi-jinx that usually surround them.

I absolutely ADORE Steve Guttenburg no matter what he plays in especially due to his boyish likability and the "attainable" characters he usually plays. Not to mention, he is an absolute HOTTIE! As for the rest of the cast, they were all chosen well especially Jami Gertz and Shelly Long. All in all a good, CLEAN(which is hard to find these days) and fun little movie. My thumbs up! lol


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