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Mystery Date (1991)

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

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Tom McHugh
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Geena Matthews
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Craig McHugh
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Dwight
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James Lew
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Sharpie
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Doheny
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Fortune Teller
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Janitor
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Vince
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Crully
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Detective Al Condon
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Mr. McHugh
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Mrs. McHugh
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Ben
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A teenage boy would like to meet with a very pretty, blonde girl who lives next door. His elder brother helps him with a car and a credit card to be successful. This simple story gets complicated because of the corpse in the trunk. From there, other nightmares begin . Written by Kornel Osvart <kornelo@alphanet.hu>

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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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16 August 1991 (USA)  »

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Cita misteriosa  »

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$10,000,000 (estimated)

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$6,166,819 (USA)
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First lead in a feature film for both Teri Polo and Ethan Hawke. See more »

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When Dwight is banging on the trunk towards the end of the movie, no bullet hole is visible. See more »

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Fortune Teller: ...all because your loins led you out tonight.
Geena: It was not my loins! I was... curious.
Fortune Teller: Ah1 In women, curiosity is an urge that springs from the loins.
Geena: What, and not in men?
Fortune Teller: In men, *everything* is an urge that springs from the loins.
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References Out of the Past (1947) See more »

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Remember My Name
Performed by Toy Matinee
Written by Patrick Leonard, Kevin Gilbert, Bill Bottrell
WB Music Corp./Canvas Mattress Music/No Tomato Music/Ignorant Music
Courtesy of Reprise Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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One of the more cleverly written and acted movies
4 December 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

It isn't ever going to be considered an Oscar caliber classic, but it is a very well written, directed, and performed movie. Almost all the lines are referenced to each other at one point or another. The soundtrack is phenomenal. Even the extras (with the possible exception to the guard shack guy) are even good and believable. The movie captures all the nervousness and awkwardness of that first date with a woman you are trying hard to impress. If you have a date and don't know what to see, take a chance with this (rental or go all out and buy it if you can find it). I don't think anyone going in with an open mind will be disappointed. PLEASE STICK WITH IT THROUGH THE FIRST 15 MINUTES. It does pick up. The only (if it has one) downfall of this movie is that it starts slow but you have to pay attention from the opening credits to after the credits. Worth your time and money.


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