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Just Looking (1999)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 23 May 2003 (Spain)
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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Mrs. Braverman, Lenny's Teacher
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Alex Sobol ...
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Shirl Bernheim ...
Joey Franquinha ...
John Zarkotoli (as Joseph Franquinha)
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Robert Weil ...
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Storyline

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

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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23 May 2003 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

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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Did You Know?

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

Lenny refers to the comic book "G.I. Joe" when he is almost caught by Heddy when he is hiding in her closet. The "G.I. Joe" character/toy was introduced in 1964 and the related comic book much later. Since the story was set in the 1950s ~(1953-55), Lenny could NOT be reading G.I Joe comics. 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

(Will You) Come Back My Love
Written by Bobby Mansfield
Published by Alley Music Corporation (BMI)
Performed by The Wrens
Courtesy of Rhino Entertainment Co.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Pleasantly surprised
31 May 2003 | by (Vegas) – See all my reviews

I stumbled upon this film on IFC, had nothing better to do, so I sat & watched. I found myself thoroughly enjoying this movie! The kids are real kids, speaking the way kids speak. Ryan Merriman plays Lenny so well, and I loved Amy Braverman's Alice character. I felt, watching her, like I was watching myself at that age, and was rooting for her & Lenny to kiss...and was not disappointed! Catch it if you can!


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