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Say Anything... (1989)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 14 April 1989 (USA)
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A noble underachiever and a beautiful valedictorian fall in love the summer before she goes off to college.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Lloyd Dobler
... Diane Court
... James Court
... Corey Flood
Amy Brooks ... D.C.
... Rebecca (as Pamela Segall)
Jason Gould ... Mike Cameron
... Joe
... Jason Dobler
Charles Walker ... Principal
Russel Lunday ... Parent
Polly Platt ... Mrs. Flood
Gloria Cromwell ... Ruth
... Mark
Patrick O'Neill ... Denny
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High school senior Lloyd Dobler wants nothing more than to go out with beautiful and intelligent Diane Court. Lloyd attempts to win her heart over the objections of her over-protective father before Diane leaves for a scholarship in England. Written by Scott Renshaw <as.idc@forsythe.stanford.edu>

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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14 April 1989 (USA)  »

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$20,781,385
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Takes place in Seattle which is later the backdrop for Frasier (1993) with two cast members John Mahoney and Bebe Neuwirth See more »

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When Joe arrives at the party with his girlfriend, she says "I'll be in the kitchen, Joe", but her lips say "Bye, baby". See more »

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Diane Court: Am I wrecking my car?
Lloyd Dobler: "Yeah... a little."
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Referenced in Pitch Perfect (2012) See more »

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Written by Chris Cornell, Kim Thayil, Matt Cameron, and 'Hiro Yamamoto'
Produced and Performed by Soundgarden
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Lyoyd, Lyoyd, null and void.
12 December 2004 | by See all my reviews

Most people I know loved Say anything and I am among the many who thought this was a very good touching, funny movie for teens and young people. It is a bit more wholesome then a lot of what's out there in this genre and although it doesn't rank among my favorite teen movie it definitely earned it's praise.

There are some terrific one liners in Say Anything and the male/female relationship is depicted in a touching and often very accurate-surprisingly accurate way. Plus there are moments of just pure hilarity and unforgettable lines, one of them being what I headed my Quote(my buddy and I still throw this line around to this day.) John Cussack stars here and was very good, it was my introduction to him. I'd recommend this movie to anyone who just wants to see a nice fresh teen movie with both touching and hilarious moments. My vote is 8 out of 10.


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