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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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Their first date may just be his last! See more »


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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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At one point Lew sends his henchmen, Ben and Jerry, out for ice cream. "Ben & Jerry" is also the name of one of the most popular ice cream companies in the United States. See more »

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When Tom McHugh puts the birthday button on the drapes, the lights in the room are off. In the next shot, when Liu's henchman falls from the building the lights in the room are on. See more »

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Tom: [at a mob-owned Chinese restaurant] He's trying to kill us!
Geena: With what? MSG?
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References Out of the Past (1947) See more »

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Funky Cold Medina
Performed by Tone Loc
Written by Marvin Young, Michael Ross and Matt Dike
Varry White Music, Inc.
Courtesy of Delicious Vinyl Records, Inc.
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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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