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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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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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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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Lew had two henchmen named Ben and Jerry who's first names are also similar to father and son comedians Jerry and Ben Stiller. Both the lead stars worked with the latter at some point in their careers. Ethan Hawke co-starred with and was directed by Ben Stiller in the film Reality Bites (1994) while Teri Polo worked him in the films Meet the Parents (2000), Meet the Fockers (2004) and Little Fockers (2010). See more »

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When James Lew's thug attacks Tom McHugh in the dark, he does a flying kick and goes crashing through the window several stories up. But when the camera cuts to outside the house, as he falls, the room's lights are suddenly back on. See more »

Quotes

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 »

Soundtracks

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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Glad I found it... highly underrated film
8 September 2006 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Hey there IMDb viewers, Seriously - I took a chance on this film when it came to TV and I honestly have to say that, if you can watch it for what it is - i.e. pure entertainment - your gonna have a blast! It stars a young Ethan Hawke (Training Day) and a very attractive, younger Teri Polo (Meet The Parents). When Tom McHugh's (Hawke) older brother Craig (McNamara) sets Tom up with Gina (Polo) for a blind date everything for the beginning part, starts off well... until Tom finds himself chased throughout the night by cops, a psychotic flower deliver man (Stevens) and a mob Boss by the name of James Lew (Wong) - it seems everyone wants a piece of Tom... or is it Craig and why?... Watch and find out! A great date movie and one to watch when your in one of those "I want to watch something, but i'm not sure what" type of scenarios. Cheers.


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