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According to Spencer (2001)

A young man moves to Los Angeles to make something of himself -- but finds that such a task might take a little more work than he thought -- in this hilarious romantic comedy.

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A young man moves to Los Angeles to make something of himself -- but finds that such a task might take a little more work than he thought -- in this hilarious romantic comedy.

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According to Spencer, She's the one... Everyone else thinks so too!

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The original title of this movie was "Garage Sale". See more »

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In the scene where they are making the film Spencer is supposed to wearing a firefighter costume. He is actually wearing fishermen waiters and not firefighter turnout pants. See more »

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Feldy: Hey! Be cool bitch.
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References Three Colors: Red (1994) See more »

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Written by Simon Steadman
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Just an old-fashioned love song? Not exactly!
21 February 2005 | by (Toledo, Ohio) – See all my reviews

Spencer (Jesse Bradford) moves to Los Angeles to start anew. Unexpectly, he runs into (literally!) a car driven by a girl, Melora (Mia Kershner), from his home town who he has admired for years. Voila! She also works at the same advertising firm where Spencer has just signed on as a mail clerk. However, there are complications. To begin, Melora has an on again, off again relationship with a big ad man from the same company. Also, Spencer has a room in an old mansion owned by a gay male couple, who may need him to star in their film project. It is X-rated! Does Spencer have a chance with the lady of his dreams? For those who love old fashioned love stories, this one is a good one! The two stars are wonderfully attractive and funny and the bizarre stream of characters that inhabit the film hit the funny bone, too. The costumes are a bit dismal but the local scenery is very nice. However, a word of caution is advised. There is some racy dialogue pertaining to the gay couple and their pornographic film. While the number of minutes devoted to them is small, those who like good clean fun may be offended. Nonetheless, this film shoots an almost-straight arrow at the heart of those who cherish the timeless tale of love.


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