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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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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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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 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

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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Crazy Credits

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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Referenced in Farscape: Scratch 'N Sniff (2001) See more »

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LOVE POTION #9
(End Title Version)
Written by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
Performed by Carole Davis
Arranged and produced by James Wilson and J. Rogers
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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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