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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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Gary Logan
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Sally
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Dave
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Ron (as Steven Burnett)
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Joanne
Ken Strong ...
Dick Webster
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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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Imagine if sex appeal came in a bottle. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$416,641, 15 November 1992, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$754,935
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Trivia

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

Goofs

When Paul and his friends are going to Diane's apartment, the railings of the camera are visible on the floor as they walk from their car. See more »

Quotes

Diane Farrow: Was there a second date that I'm not aware of?
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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

Features Three Coins in the Fountain (1954) See more »

Soundtracks

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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User Reviews

 
Astonishingly under-rated yet brilliant comedy.

Dale Launer, who wrote, produced, and directed this film got a bum rap. I can't believe it's so astonishingly under-rated. I found the film to be hilarious and touching, with superb performances by the two leads and the supporting cast.

This film shows how fabulous Sandra Bullock can be when the material matches her talents. She gives a delightful and remarkably nuanced performance. The sight of her eyes shimmering with amusement is by itself reason enough see it.

Yet Dale Launer is the real star here. He's written several films, including `My Cousin Vinny', but this is the only film he has so far directed. What a shame. His directing is nothing less than brilliant, and his sense of timing takes the film to a whole new level of hilarity.

Highly recommended. See this movie!


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