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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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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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There are a lot of hungry housewives in Beverly Hills. Some of them even like pizza. See more »

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$3,960,327
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The jersey Randy gives Jenny is a home New York Jets Mark Gastineau #99 jersey. See more »

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The inflatable lobster that Randy lands on after jumping out of the motel window goes from being inflated to deflated back to inflated between shots. See more »

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Alex Barnett: [seeing Randy rejected] For what it's worth, I thought she made a big mistake. It took a lot of nerve to go up to a complete stranger like that and ask her out. I admire that.
Randy Bodek: Thanks. I have to go kill myself now. Excuse me.
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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 See 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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