With only the plan of moving in together after high school, two unusually devious friends seek direction in life. As a mere gag, they respond to a man's newspaper ad for a date, only to find it will greatly complicate their lives.
This is the story of Enid and Rebecca after they finish the high school. Both have problems relating to people and they spend their time hanging around and bothering creeps. When they meet Seymour who is a social outsider who loves to collect old 78 records, Enid's life will change forever.Written by
eric from Mexico City
The art school brochure shows a picture of the University of Washington Campus. The gothic library and the Red Square towers are clearly visible in the picture. See more »
When Enid and Rebecca are laughing at Seymour's name, Rebecca puts her hand over her mouth. In the next shot she has her arms crossed. See more »
[At the graduation ball]
So, we finally...
What about me? Am I not even here?
[he turns back to Rebecca]
So, we finally made it, huh?
So, uh, where are you going to go to college?
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After all the credits roll, there's another take of the scene where Seymour (Steve Buscemi) gets attacked by Doug in the minimart. Only this time, Buscemi's characer easily wins the fight, choking Doug with his own weapon, and stomps out triumphantly. He finishes with a bunch of Mr. Pink type dialogue. See more »
If there ever was a perfectly made movie, this would be it.
Why do I like this movie so much? I guess there's something about Enid's character that I find unique, humorous, and fresh. But most importantly, what I found was a similarity between me and her in the way she handles every day life. Basically, I loved this movie because I felt a connection with Enid's personality. The script and acting helped, of course. But I think it goes back to Enid, and I really believe that people who do like this movie will probably say that the best thing about this movie is Enid, and how this character is so great. Obviously the humor in the movie isn't for everyone. They "don't get it", and it's quite understandable. Still, for those who do get it, you're in for a treat.
Why can't I meet a girl like Enid? :)
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