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Love Potion No. 9 (1992)

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Two scientists who are hopeless with the opposite sex experiment with a substance that makes them irresistible to anyone who hears them speak.

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Dale Launer

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Tate Donovan ... Paul Matthews
Sandra Bullock ... Diane Farrow
Mary Mara ... Marisa
Dale Midkiff ... Gary Logan
Hillary B. Smith ... Sally
Anne Bancroft ... Madame Ruth
Dylan Baker ... Prince Geoffrey
Blake Clark ... Motorcycle Cop
Bruce McCarty Bruce McCarty ... Jeff
Rebecca Staab ... Cheryl
Adrian Paul ... Enrico Pazzoli
Ric Reitz ... Dave
Steven Burnette Steven Burnette ... Ron (as Steven Burnett)
Jordan Baker ... Joanne
Ken Strong Ken Strong ... Dick Webster
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Storyline

Two scientists who are hopeless with the opposite sex experiment with a substance that makes them irresistible to anyone who hears them speak.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for elements of sensuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 November 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Love Potion #9 See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$416,641, 15 November 1992, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$754,935
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Although the movie is called Love potion #9. The love potion used throughout most of the film is love potion #8 See more »

Goofs

The police are not in front of the mob that chases Marisa into the alley, but once in the alley they are leading. See more »

Quotes

Paul Matthews: About once a month my friends and I get together and do something different for fun. Sometimes we go bowling or miniature golf or a movie or something. One night we went down to a gypsy palm reader at 34th and Vine.
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Crazy Credits

The names of the more than 300 extra's who chased Marisa through the city are mentioned in one large block of fine print. See more »

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Features Demetrius and the Gladiators (1954) See more »

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Serenade in Blue
Written by Harry Warren and Mack Gordon
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"Nerds in love." One of my favorite "guilty pleasures"
2 January 2004 | by xavrush89See all my reviews

Guilty because I know if I admit how much I like it, I might lose some cred as a film buff. But it's a great fairy tale, Anne Bancroft's brief scenes are funny, and Tate Donovan is a man I can get behind! The scene where the nasty superficial gal crushes his ego at the bar must really hit home with a lot of men. And say what you want about Bullock, but here she shows why she became a huge star with her megawatt smile! But my favorite is Mary Mara, a great character actor given a chance to play a broadly funny, well, broad. If you ask me, Pretty Woman is overrated and this movie is underrated!


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