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You Can't Hurry Love (1988)

A comedy of a guy who moonlights as a low-budget director of commercials, and is looking for someone to love. So, he pays a dating service and is videotaped on several occasions. The film ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Peter Newcomb
... Skip Dooley
... Tony
... Peggy Kellogg
... Chuck Hayes
Lu Leonard ... Miss Frigget
... Monique
David Packer ... Eddie Hayes
... Mr. Glerman
... Kelly Bones
... Rhonda
... Macie Hayes
... Sparky
Judy Balduzzi ... Glenda
... Tracey
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A comedy of a guy who moonlights as a low-budget director of commercials, and is looking for someone to love. So, he pays a dating service and is videotaped on several occasions. The film shows the many women who seduce our hero, until he finally finds his true love... Written by Ari Herzog <ari@ici.net>

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Sometimes, you just have to be yourself. See more »

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20 January 1988 (USA)  »

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Greetings from L.A.  »

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$333,152
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Connections

Remake of Video Valentino (1986) See more »

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YOU CAN'T HURRY LOVE
Written by Eddie Holland (as Edward Holland), Lamont Dozier and Brian Holland
Performed by Phil Collins
Used by permission of Jobete Music Company, Inc. (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Virgin Records Limited and Atlantic Recording
Corporation / WEA International
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Shaking my Head
20 August 1999 | by See all my reviews

Okay, the movie was pretty awful, though it didn't make me want to vomit. I'm trying to figure out what the makers of this film were thinking. The most amusing part of the film was of course all the dates that the lead character got set up on. Of course it wasn't all that original because the dates from hell is a standard plot in every movie and sitcom. I am a fan of Bridget Fonda's, and even though she wasn't a big name at the point of this film's making, I have to wonder why she would consent to be in this. Other than she needed the money. I definitely don't need to see this one again. It may have been aiming for charmingly goofy, but it ended up at the destination of head shaking bad.


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