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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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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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Taglines:

Imagine if sex appeal came in a bottle. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Details

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

Diane's apartment is number 1 and Paul's apartment is number 8. Added together they make 9. See more »

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When Paul and his friends are going to Diane's apartment, the railings of the camera are visible on the floor as they walk from their car. See more »

Quotes

Paul Matthews: Well, I'd like to tell you that 5 minutes after I kissed Diane she came running out into my arms and that we fell in love forever, but that's not what happened.
Paul Matthews: It took six minutes.
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Cute RomCom, Nice But Overdone Premise
23 March 2007 | by ElswetSee all my reviews

This is not an original premise, nor is it an original movie, but it IS sweet, funny, and entertaining. I enjoyed this flick, though it is only a flick, and it does have some cute elements.

While this IS just another RomCom, it aptly entertains anyone whose mindset is to enjoy and/or seek out this type of movie. If you're already in the mood for a PG-13 romantic comedy about a shy biochemist and a shy biologist who dabble in love through alchemy via a Gypsy's love potion, then this is definitely the movie for you.

On the whole, it rates a 4.9/10.

As a RomCom, it rates a 6.7/10.

That's an average of 5.8 from...

the Fiend :.


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