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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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Marcell Rosenblatt ...
Mrs. Edelberg
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Sylvia Levine Polinsky
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Mrs. Braverman, Lenny's Teacher
Heather Hopwood ...
Myrna
Alex Sobol ...
Marty
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Norma De Lorenzo
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Phil De Lorenzo
Shirl Bernheim ...
Mrs. Glantz
Joey Franquinha ...
John Zarkotoli (as Joseph Franquinha)
Chevi Colton ...
Mrs. Crescetelli
Robert Weil ...
Guido
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Hedy Coletti
Amy Braverman ...
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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) (15 October 2000)

Gross:

$39,852 (USA) (17 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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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 »

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Barbara: In the "sex club" we only talk about sex, we don't actual do it.
Lenny: That's okay I would not want to get anyone pregnant.
Alice: Oh you don't have to worry about that Barbara can't get pregnant, she has not started her period yet.
Barbara: Hey.
Lenny: What?
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Referenced in Curb Your Enthusiasm: The Car Salesman (2001) See more »

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Wheel Of Fortune
Written by Bennie Benjamin and George David Weiss
Published by Chappell & Co. (ASCAP) obo Claude A. Music Co. (ASCAP), Abilene Music, Inc. (ASCAP)
Performed by The Four Flames
Courtesy of Specialty Records, Inc/Fantasy, Inc.
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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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