Mystery Date (1991)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Crime, Romance  |  16 August 1991 (USA)
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A teenage boy would like to meet with a very pretty, blonde girl who lives in the next door. His elder brother helps him with car and credit card to be successful. This simple story will be... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tom McHugh
Geena Matthews
Craig McHugh
James Lew
Tony Rosato ...
Fortune Teller
Detective Al Condon
Terry David Mulligan ...
Mr. McHugh
Merrilyn Gann ...
Mrs. McHugh


A teenage boy would like to meet with a very pretty, blonde girl who lives in the next door. His elder brother helps him with car and credit card to be successful. This simple story will be very complicated because of the corpse in the boot, and other nightmares intervene ... Written by Kornel Osvart <>

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Tom McHugh took one look at her and he was deeply in love. Everyone took one look at him and he was in deep trouble. See more »


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Release Date:

16 August 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cita misteriosa  »

Box Office


$10,000,000 (estimated)


$6,166,819 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Tom: Well, fine. Well then I'll just go over there and say, "Hi, I'm Tom and you don't know me, but I've been spying on you for a couple of months now and I am finding you very attractive in a very real, very hormonal way." And then she'll slap me silly.
Craig: There are worse things in this world than getting slapped by a beautiful woman, you'll see.
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A wacky movie that many people overlook
2 May 2001 | by (Charlotte, NC) – See all my reviews

Saw this movie in college, thought it was hilarious, and somehow not very many people I've asked have seen it. Did you like the paper boy in Better Off Dead? (also riotously funny) Then you will like the flower boy in Mystery Date. It's true, if you are into reality and seriousness you will NOT like this movie. But if you like a bit of ridiculous fun, and watching someone dig deeper into trouble, (*for example, if you liked Meet the Parents) you would like this! NOTE: The girl in it was the girlfriend in Meet The Parents last year. It's weird that she made MD 10 years earlier. She doesn't look THAT much older to me.

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