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Love Potion No. 9 (1992)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Fantasy, Romance  |  13 November 1992 (USA)
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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. 9", 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. 9", 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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Imagine if sex appeal came in a bottle. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for elements of sensuality | See all certifications »

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$754,935 (USA)
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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 the mob is chasing the girl with the fur coat and the police drop their guns to chase her as well, the guns don't have magazines in them. See more »

Quotes

Diane Farrow: There was this experiment where an electrode was planted in the pleasure center of a monkey's brain. When the monkey hit a button, it sent a signal to the electrode, in effect, exciting the monkey sexually.
Woman at luncheon: You're kidding.
Diane Farrow: No. Can you guess what happened?
Woman at luncheon: Was it a male monkey?
Diane Farrow: Yes.
Woman at luncheon: He slammed the button till he died.
Diane Farrow: Oh, so you know this experiment?
Woman at luncheon: I know men, honey.
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Fun Little Film
1 March 2002 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is not great cinema, but as long as you don't go into it looking for earth-shattering insight and emotional depth, its actually an amusing little time waster. The movie's goofy but original premise conceals its relatively cliched plots, and all concerned appear to be having fun. Bottomline, if you avoid taking either the movie or yourself too seriously, LP #9 is good for a few laughs.


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