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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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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 Paul steals the yellow sports car after leaving the police station, he takes off and there's a shot of the tachometer over his shoulder. The tach revs up close to red-line, but the engine sound doesn't match. 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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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 Clerks. (1994) See more »

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LOW RIDER
Written by Thomas Allen (as Allen Sylvester), Harold R. Brown (as Harold Brown),
Morris D. Dickerson, (as Morris Dickerson), Jerry Goldstein (as Gerald Goldstein),
, Lonnie Jordan (as Leroy Jordan), Lee Oskar, Charles Miller and Howard E. Scott (as Howard Scott)
Performed by War
Courtesy of Rhino Records
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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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