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Say Anything (1989)

Say Anything... (original title)
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.

Director:

Cameron Crowe

Writer:

Cameron Crowe
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Cusack ... Lloyd Dobler
Ione Skye ... Diane Court
John Mahoney ... James Court
Lili Taylor ... Corey Flood
Amy Brooks Amy Brooks ... D.C.
Pamela Adlon ... Rebecca (as Pamela Segall)
Jason Gould Jason Gould ... Mike Cameron
Loren Dean ... Joe
Glenn Walker Harris Jr. ... Jason Dobler
Charles Walker ... Principal
Russel Lunday Russel Lunday ... Parent
Polly Platt ... Mrs. Flood
Gloria Cromwell Gloria Cromwell ... Ruth
Jeremy Piven ... Mark
Patrick O'Neill Patrick O'Neill ... Denny
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Storyline

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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A Lloyd meets girl story See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Trivia

When Lloyd (John Cusack) drives along 45th street in Seattle, he passes the Guild 45th Theatre, which is showing Tapeheads (1988), in which Cusack also appeared. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Guy #1: Lloyd, man, no babe is worth it, dude. Listen, hang with us. We'll teach you bibles full of truths.
Guy #2: Lloyd, man, you can't even trust 'em, man. But, you know what it's about? They spend your money and they tell their friends everything, man. It's economics!
Guy #3: Man, all you gotta do is find a girl that looks just like her, nail her, and then dump her, man. Get her off your mind.
Guy #4: You're only mistake is that you didn't dump her first. Diane Court is a show pony. You need a stallion, my friend. Walk with ...
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Referenced in Dawson's Creek: Four to Tango (1999) See more »

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Skankin' to the Beat
Written by Kendall Jones (as K.R. Jones) and Walter A. Kibby II (as W.A. Kibby II)
Produced by David Kahne
Performed by Fishbone
Courtesy of Columbia Records
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A rarity: an intelligent 80's teen movie!
20 April 1999 | by JeffG.See all my reviews

One of the rare 80's teen flicks that doesn't portray all teens as sex-crazed dimwits and all adults as lobotomized morons. An insightful, romantic comedy that only Cameron Crowe could give us.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 April 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

...Say Anything... See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,058,496, 16 April 1989

Gross USA:

$20,781,385

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$21,515,196
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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