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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: Except for the fact she had kind of a boyfriend, Diane was exactly my type.
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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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Featured in Biography: Sandra Bullock: In the Driver's Seat (2005) 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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Cute, funny, worth seeing.
11 July 2002 | by (Texas, USA) – See all my reviews

It is sort of a guilty pleasure, but I have to admit, I love this movie. Caveat: a lot of that has to do with the fact that I have a special place in my heart for Sandra Bullock. It seems some people have gone from loving her to trying to not love her. Me, I never got off the "loving her" bus.

With that said, this is a cute movie. Some of the humor is a bit crude, but not so much as to make the film seem moronic. It has a nice message and even though it is a bit dated and silly, I still get that warm, fuzzy, happy feeling when I watch it. There is extensive use of music from Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker within the film to amusing effect.


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