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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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23 May 2003 (Spain)  »

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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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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

In the last scene of the movie Lenny gets into a car with bandages on his hands, but the bandages are missing during close-ups of his hands holding a framed photograph. 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

Referenced in Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Car Salesman (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

I Hear You Knocking
Written by David Bartholomew and Earl King
Published by EMI Unart Catalog, Inc (BMI)
Performed by Smiley Lewis
Courtesy of Capitol Records
Under License from EMI Music Special Markets
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A great coming of age movie
15 February 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

It is refreshing to see a coming of age movie where the boys (and this time the girls) are not portrayed as village idiots. No bodily fluid or slap stick jokes. It is all believable and humorous to watch. Suspense without insult to the viewer's intelligence. I have watched it twice and will watch it again. I guess I can identify with the main character and his learning the facts of life from friends.


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