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Eight Days a Week (1997)

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Peter loves his next door neighbour Erica and, on the advice of his grandfather, decides to camp out on her front lawn for the entire summer, or until she agrees to go out with him. His ... See full summary »

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Joshua Schaefer ...
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Erica
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Matt
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Peter's Father (as Mark Taylor)
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Marge, Peter's Mother (as Marcia Shapiro)
Johnny Green ...
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Nonno, Marge's Dad
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Ms. Lewis
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Erica's Father (as Patrick O'Brien)
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Erica's mother
Biff Manard ...
The Sad Man
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Sad Man's Wife
Ernestine Mercer ...
Crazy Lady
Bill Hollis ...
Mr. Hatfield
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Ms. McCoy (as Jean Pflieger)
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Peter loves his next door neighbour Erica and, on the advice of his grandfather, decides to camp out on her front lawn for the entire summer, or until she agrees to go out with him. His father is none too happy about the idea and refuses to let his son back in the house, even to get a change of clothes. Peter's friend, Matt, thinks Peter should give up on women (like he has) and just have sex with fruit, and have a total devotion to masterbation. Written by Jimbo <mcgyver@cybergal.com>, BobbyJ <gilbynziggy@yahoo.com>

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The lighter side of lust. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated R for strong sexual content and related dialogue | See all certifications »
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26 February 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mein Traummädchen von Nebenan  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,090, 28 February 1999, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$26,347, 16 May 1999
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The film gets its name from the Beatles song "Eight Days A Week". See more »

Goofs

Peter mispronounces "quixotic." See more »

Quotes

Peter: I'm not going to take advice from someone who broke their neck trying to suck their own dick.
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This film is dedicated to Andrea, whose balcony I would stand under eight days a week. See more »

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References Cinema Paradiso (1988) See more »

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A hidden gem of a movie
14 December 2007 | by See all my reviews

I saw this movie for the first time on Comedy Central while I awoke from being passed out on my bed one night, and I didn't exactly know what to expect... that's especially good if you haven't seen a movie.

Anyway, I've heard a lot of reviews about this movie. Some ranging from good reviews saying that this is "The thinking-man's American Pie," to bad reviews stating that this has already been done. Say what you will about this movie. Unlike that other movie, however, there is dialog in the right places, likable characters, and most important of all, an actual plot... Keri Russell as the female lead didn't hurt matters either.

This movie is an underrated classic that I think everyone should see just once.

10/10


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