6.0/10
1,597
9 user 1 critic

Happy Together (1989)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 4 May 1989 (USA)
Trailer
1:20 | Trailer
Christopher leaves to pursue a career in writing. Due to a computer mixup he shares a dorm room with Alex whom he presumes is a man. However, Alex is the beautiful Alexandra! When upon ... See full summary »

Director:

Mel Damski

Writer:

Craig J. Nevius
Reviews

Videos

Photos

Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Dempsey ... Christopher Wooden
Helen Slater ... Alexandra Page
Dan Schneider ... Stan
Kevin Hardesty ... Slash
Marius Weyers ... Denny Dollenbacher
Barbara Babcock ... Ruth Carpenter
Gloria Hayes Gloria Hayes ... Luisa Dellacova
Brad Pitt ... Brian
Aaron Harnick Aaron Harnick ... Wally
Ron Sterling Ron Sterling ... Trevor
Eric Lumbard Eric Lumbard ... Gary
Michael D. Clarke Michael D. Clarke ... Steve
Wendy Lee Marconi Wendy Lee Marconi ... Dory
Yvette Rambo Yvette Rambo ... Jill
Shawne Rowe Shawne Rowe ... Geri
Edit

Storyline

Christopher leaves to pursue a career in writing. Due to a computer mixup he shares a dorm room with Alex whom he presumes is a man. However, Alex is the beautiful Alexandra! When upon first meeting her she gets on his nerves by partying and being with different men while at school! She is very outgoing. Christopher tries to get another roommate but while trying to get switched, she helps him in different ways by improving his love life and writing ability. The both of them fall in love with each other, but Alex has a boyfriend Slash who comes back for her. After putting her name on the wall of a men's bathroom, she realizes she is better of with Chris.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

How do I love thee, Let me count the ways... See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for one use of strong language and some scenes of sensuality | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The film is based on the musical "Cabaret." See more »

Goofs

Alexandra's shoulder sleeves when she's wearing the pink shirt. See more »

Quotes

Alexandra Page: I didn't even read the questions, I just took a number 2 pencil and filled in the bubbles as fast as I could!
Christopher Wooden: What did you put for sex?
Alexandra Page: Occasionally.
See more »

Connections

References Casablanca (1942) See more »

Soundtracks

Happy Together
Written by Gary Bonner and Alan Gordon
Performed by The Turtles
See more »

User Reviews

 
Afterall its a RomCom
14 November 2010 | by shashank-shanky5See all my reviews

Last night i had the chance to watch this not so popular, not so well known movie and i must say its definitely better than 5.6(current rating) .Patrick Dempsey despite playing a role of teenager has a character much matured than that in Cant buy me love.But is very natural and plays his part of a aspiring writer perfectly. Helen Slater was a total surprise. This was d first movie of hers i have seen and she plays a really difficult role with much ease and effortlessly. Happy Together is so much better than crappy teen comedies and other rubbish RomComs.Overall its a good watch with lots of entertainment.Recommended for fans of RomCom.They wont be disappointed


3 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 9 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 May 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cimerka See more »

Edit

Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$32,776, 6 May 1990

Gross USA:

$70,912

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$75,657
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Apollo Productions See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

We've Got Your Streaming Picks Covered

Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist.

Visit our What to Watch page



Recently Viewed