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Just Looking (1999)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 23 May 2003 (Spain)
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It's 1955 and curious 14-year-old Bronx kid Lenny has a mission for his summer: to witness two adults in the midst of an "act of love." When his mother sends him to Queens to stay with his ... See full summary »

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It's 1955 and curious 14-year-old Bronx kid Lenny has a mission for his summer: to witness two adults in the midst of an "act of love." When his mother sends him to Queens to stay with his pregnant aunt and uncle, Lenny thinks his plan is doomed, until he meets his gorgeous adult neighbor Hedy and hooks up with some like-minded neighborhood kids. Soon, Lenny is learning more than he ever expected about life, love and growing up. Written by Anonymous

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A voyeuristic coming-of-age comedy.

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Comedy | Drama

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Rated R for sexual content and language | See all certifications »

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Cherry Pink  »

Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,324 (USA) (13 October 2000)

Gross:

$39,852 (USA) (15 December 2000)
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The original title of the movie was supposed to be "Cherry Pink", based on the song of the same name. However, when the producers wanted to buy the right to incorporate the song into the movie, they found that the price was too high. Thus the name and the song were dropped. See more »

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They say a storm is coming. Lenny is at the store with a broken bike when the storm is coming and Hedy takes him home. Later, when Lenny is playing cards with Aunt during the storm, they talk about how the broken bike was left at the store. When she goes into labor, the phone is dead so Aunt says, "Get on your bike!" An now the bike is at home. See more »

Quotes

Polinsky: Has anyone ever told you about the birds and the bees?
Lenny: [sarcastically] Yeah, we learned about it in biology. Bees sting and birds crap on your head.
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Connections

References The Howdy Doody Show (1947) See more »

Soundtracks

Cheeky Mambo
Written by Kenny Vance and Phillip Namanworth
Published by Red Giant, inc. (ASCAP), Teshuvah Music, Inc. (ASCAP), Bronx Flash Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
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Little movie, big heart
22 January 2002 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

Alexander and Karp hit a home run with this sweetly sentimental little slice-of-life flick about a Bronx boy in the 50's when his hormones have kicked in and he finds himself preoccupied with sex. Merriman makes a solid centerpiece among some fine character actors and the much under-rated Gretchen Mol as our little hero learns lessons about life, love and...yeah, sex too. A cute, fun, and earnest little romp for anyone who can harken back to when sex was just one big question mark.


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