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Tate Donovan, a geek biochemist with no luck at all with women, is persuaded by his friends to visit a gypsy, Madame Ruth. She gives him "Love Potion No. 8", an elixir which can potentially... See full summary »

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Tate Donovan, a geek biochemist with no luck at all with women, is persuaded by his friends to visit a gypsy, Madame Ruth. She gives him "Love Potion No. 8", an elixir which can potentially force anyone of the opposite sex to instantly fall in love with him. He shares the potion with his friend, Diane, and together they embark on a "scientific evaluation" that gets out of hand. Written by Marg Baskin <marg@asd.raytheon.ca>

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Rated PG-13 for elements of sensuality | See all certifications »
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13 November 1992 (USA)  »

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Love Potion #9  »

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$754,935 (USA)
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Trivia

The sorority house that Tate Donovan enters for his "panty raid" is the Alpha Tau Omega fraternity house at Georgia Tech. See more »

Goofs

When Gary is stopped at Diane's apartment by the secret service, the agent speaking is wearing a brown blazer. After Gary says, "Who's she got in there?" we cut back to the agent and his blazer is now dark blue. See more »

Quotes

Paul Matthews: How do you synthesize a methylated alkaloid?
Blonde at Bar: [short pause] I don't know.
Paul Matthews: Too bad.
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The names of the more than 300 extra's who chased Marisa through the city are mentioned in one large block of fine print. See more »

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Features Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954) See more »

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LOVE POTION #9
Written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
Performed by The Clovers
Courtesy of EMI Records Group/EMI Records
by arrangement with CEMA Special Markets
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silly but fun fantasy
26 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sandra Bullock has the type of looks that can go either way, i.e., plain Jane or knockout. She does this very successfully in Love Potion No. 9, a cute film based on the song of the same name. The film sports a cameo by Anne Bancroft.

Bullock and Tate Donovan play scientists who fool around with a love potion (number 8) which Bancroft gives Donovan to try. He doesn't try it; his cat does. After being overrun by horny cats, Donovan and Bullock move on to Bullock's chimps and then themselves.

This all eventually leads to a return visit to Bancroft, this time for love potion number 9 and a very madcap finale.

Entertaining. Bullock is always a delight.


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