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Just Looking (1999)

 -  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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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$39,852 (USA) (15 December 2000)
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Jason Alexander:  during the block party scene, right after Hedy introduces her boyfriend Dr. Flynn to Lenny, Johnny, and Lenny's parents. After the camera pans the guitar player and accordion player in the band, you see Jason Alexander wearing a brown hat and dancing with his wife, Daena E. Title. 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 »

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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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Rock Around The Clock
Written by Max Freedman and James E. Myers (as Jimmy DeKnight)
Published by Myers Music (ASCAP) and Capano Music (ASCAP)
Performed by Bill Haley and the Comets (as Bill Haley and His Comets)
Courtesy of MCA Records
Under License from Universal Music Special Markets
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Quaint teenage angst.
1 January 2004 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

Although there have been countless films on teenage yearnings and lust, occasionally a little gem crops up. Just Looking is one such film, a gentle but frank script with the occasional comic one liners thrown in is a harmless and entertaining film with a feel good ending.


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