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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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$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 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 »

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[last lines]
Madame Ruth: Ahh, that's nice.
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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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BORN TO LOSE
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Performed by Ray Charles
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Mindless fun
31 December 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I did not really have an aching desire to see this movie, but I enjoy Sandra Bullock, and mainly wanted to see it because she starred and thought it would be an enjoyable experience in at least one way or another. Love Potion #9 is not a masterpiece, nor was it terrible. It is just a fun little film meant to entertain and give the audience a good time, and it did just that, but here again, it did only that, so I am not positive it would be as good on a rewatch.

I thought, even though sometimes the movie got annoying and uninteresting, it did a good job at keeping the audience's attention, and it nevertheless entertained with the story plot and performances. I love Sandra Bullock and seeing her in this film made me smile, because she is one of my favorite actresses, and even though there wasn't anything to highly praise, it was very cute and edgy, and overall I liked the movie for what it was. Don't sit down expecting the worst or best. Just clear your head of all expectations and you are bound to enjoy something about it, because it is enjoyable indeed, in my honest opinion.


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