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Love Potion No. 9 (1992)

Two scientists who are hopeless with the opposite sex experiment with a substance that makes them irresistible to anyone who hears them speak.

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Two scientists who are hopeless with the opposite sex experiment with a substance that makes them irresistible to anyone who hears them speak.

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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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1.85 : 1
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This film grossed $754,935 at the box office See more »

Goofs

Position of bottle that Marisa puts down on the street changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

Paul Matthews: Well, I'd like to tell you that 5 minutes after I kissed Diane she came running out into my arms and that we fell in love forever, but that's not what happened.
Paul Matthews: It took six minutes.
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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 »

Connections

Spoofed in Rick and Morty: Rick Potion #9 (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

PAIN IN MY HEART
Written by Allen Toussaint
Performed by Otis Redding
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Started well, but loses steam in second half
19 August 1999 | by (North Bay, Ontario) – See all my reviews

I almost convinced myself that this was a good movie, but after giving it some thought, this is average at best. Things start out well, as the two leads take full advantage of the potion, but then the film bogs down and becomes too formulaic. Much of the second half of the film is hopelessly predictable, and is routine in the extreme. Things remain conventional right to the end, when the obvious conclusion takes place. The leads are both likable, and the there are several funny moments, but the best comedic bits are in the first half. The thoroughly unoriginal second half left a bitter taste in my mouth, and that made it too standard to recommend.


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