Deal of a Lifetime (1999)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Fantasy, Romance  |  16 May 2005 (Italy)
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The agent for the Devil takes the soul of a high school sophomore in exchange for a date with the most popular girl on campus.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ashley Buccille ...
Henry (as Michael Goorjian)
Laurie Petler
Kevin Johnson (as Elijah Craig)
Paul Levine ...
Bob's Voice (voice)
Mr. Creighton
Cheerleader #2
Peggy Doozer
George Wallace ...
Coach Millhaven


The agent for the Devil takes the soul of a high school sophomore in exchange for a date with the most popular girl on campus.

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Would you sell your soul for a date with Laurie Petler? Henry Spooner did.

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Rated PG for language and mild sex-related content | See all certifications »




Release Date:

16 May 2005 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Contrato por amor  »

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Did You Know?


Every scene in which "Henry" is in was filmed on location at Arcadia High School in Arcadia, California. The producers had to change the name of the school in the film to "Acadia High School" so they didn't have to pay as much money to the city of Arcadia. See more »


When the students nominate people for class president, Jerry is shown wearing a red bowtie. However, he does not receive the bowtie until several scenes later, when he is disguised as an ice cream man. See more »


Henry: Hi, I'm Henry Spooner, and uh, you've ignored me for about ten years but, um...I'm president of the chess club!
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Another mediocre reworking of the Faust tale...
24 August 2002 | by (NYC/FL) – See all my reviews

In this low budget film we have another retelling of the deal with the devil story. I was curious in that I wanted to see how Michael Goorjian did in a more major role than the supporting part that he always had in Party of Five. (He did OK) and I was curious to see how Shiri Appleby (of "Roswell" did in a movie (she did OK too).

Overall though, two OK performances don't make for a great movie. If you want a "junk-food" movie to pass an hour and a half, this movie may fit the bill. Just don't expect anything new or terribly original here. At least is wasn't painful to watch.

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