Everybody Knows How to Spell LUV (2003)

This is the comedy and pathos of a boy and girl growing up to adulthood searching for true love. Taking separate paths, each faces their personal limitations, receives the love of Christ and rediscovers each other.


Mark R. Turner


Paul Maley (play), Mark R. Turner (screenplay)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Paul Maley Paul Maley ... He
Sharon Maley Sharon Maley ... She
Corwin Batchman Corwin Batchman ... Christopher
Kathi Gibbs Kathi Gibbs ... Neighbor
Michael Bottomley Michael Bottomley ... Fraternity Man
Nick Cordileone Nick Cordileone ... Fraternity Man
Gary Eckwortzel Gary Eckwortzel ... Fraternity Man
David Safford David Safford ... Fraternity Man
Christina Lenocker Christina Lenocker ... Sorority Woman
Beth Garcia Beth Garcia ... Mom
A.L. Edgar A.L. Edgar ... Dr. Averight
Bob Hartman Bob Hartman ... Bouncer
Noah Bosworth Noah Bosworth ... Cafe Smoker
Rick Malec Rick Malec ... Pastor (as Rev. Rick Malec)
Caesar Ortega Caesar Ortega ... Self / DVD Discussion Group


He and She (they remain nameless throughout) enter a theater, prepare for a performance and begin a two-person play. Portraying first graders they are suddenly in a real classroom competing in a spelling test. We follow their competition and bickering through elementary and high school as they try to earn love and acceptance. In high school they finally try to be a couple but He blows it with substance abuse, gets expelled and fails in a suicide attempt. She rejects him and goes off to success in college and career. But her talents and intelligence are not enough to find true love, getting pregnant before marriage and finding herself a victim of an abusive husband who abandons her to single parenthood. Throughout her journey her failed boyfriend has kept in touch with reports of his own changes from a cynical loser to a follower of Christ who writes and teaches from his faith. He and her Christian neighbor influence her to commit her life to Christ. Now with a toddler, She moves back ... Written by Horizon Gate Productions

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A Bold New Film About Relationships -- "Can they get it right?"


Drama | Romance

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Release Date:

15 June 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Acts of Love See more »

Filming Locations:

San Diego, California, USA

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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