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Loverboy (1989)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 28 April 1989 (USA)
College sophomore Randy Bodek is unfocused. The only thing he knows is that he loves his roommate, Jenny Gordon, who feels unappreciated as other things in his life seem to take precedence ... See full summary »

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Robin Schiff (story), Robin Schiff (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Dempsey ... Randy Bodek
Kate Jackson ... Diane Bodek
Robert Ginty ... Joe Bodek
Nancy Valen ... Jenny Gordon
Dylan Walsh ... Jory Talbot (as Charles Hunter Walsh)
Barbara Carrera ... Alex Barnett
Bernie Coulson ... Sal
Ray Girardin Ray Girardin ... Henry
Rob Camilletti Rob Camilletti ... Tony (as Robert Camilletti)
Vic Tayback ... Harry Bruckner
Kim Miyori ... Kyoko Bruckner
Robert Picardo ... Dr. Reed Palmer
Kirstie Alley ... Dr. Joyce Palmer
Peter Koch ... Claude Delancy
Carrie Fisher ... Monica Delancy
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Storyline

College sophomore Randy Bodek is unfocused. The only thing he knows is that he loves his roommate, Jenny Gordon, who feels unappreciated as other things in his life seem to take precedence over her. He hasn't even told his parents, Diane and Joe Bodek, that he is living with a female, let alone a significant other. As such, Jenny breaks up with him at the end of the semester. While Randy is home during the summer break, Joe, against Diane's wishes, decides not to fund Randy's college education anymore as he is flunking all his classes, and hasn't yet declared a major. Not knowing what to do besides try to get back to college if only to be with Jenny, Randy gets a minimum wage job as a delivery guy at a pizza joint. During the course of his job, he meets Alex Barnett, a beautiful, older, sophisticated woman who likes pizzas with extra anchovies. To his surprise, she seduces him, after their sexual encounter which she gives him $200 to help him get back to college. Without telling him, ... Written by Huggo

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Taglines:

Randy Bodek has no idea how to treat a woman . . . but he's working on it. [Theatrical] See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 April 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ljubavnik See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Monica, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$3,960,327
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Crescent Film Enterprises See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The jersey Randy gives Jenny is a home New York Jets Mark Gastineau #99 jersey. See more »

Goofs

When Tony is chasing Mrs. Bodek, there is a scene in which the motorbike crashes into a car. By the time the chase ends, the bike is undamaged See more »

Quotes

Randy Bodek: I had a Letter to Penthouse staring me right in the face, and I let it go.
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Connections

References A Clockwork Orange (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Walkin' the Line
Written by Brian Wilson, Eugene Landy, Nick Laird-Clowes and Alexandra Morgan
Performed by Brian Wilson
Courtesy of Sire Records
by arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Delivery Guy ... a his special service!
11 May 2006 | by sagyckSee all my reviews

"Loverboy" is so funny! This is a really good teen movie! I saw and buy the movie many years ago! Patrick Dempsey (Randy) was the Male-Molly Ringwald in teen movie for years! A lot of good actor work in this underrated movie: Carrie Fisher (Ex: Princess Leïa Ortega, Star Wars # IV,V,VI), Kirstie Alley (Look Who's Talking,...Too,...Now) she was so gorgeous in the blue leather dress, Kate Jackson (Charlie's Angels:The Series/Scarecrow & Mrs. King), Barbara Carrera (Ex: Angelica Nero, Dallas), Nancy Valen (A very beautiful actress who doesn't have her deserved career). Dempsey has chemistry with all the ladies... I like the finale of the movie at the Restaurant! With is father who discovered his son is not gay! Ladies goes to the police station for their Hubby. Honorable mention to Robert Picardo, Vic Trebak, Robert Ginty.

A feel good movie!

Éryck Bergeron


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