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The Perfect Date (2019)

TV-14 | | Comedy, Romance | 12 April 2019 (USA)
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To save up for college, Brooks Rattigan creates an app where anyone can pay him to play the perfect stand-in boyfriend for any occasion.

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Chris Nelson
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Noah Centineo ... Brooks Rattigan
Laura Marano ... Celia Lieberman
Odiseas Georgiadis ... Murph
Camila Mendes ... Shelby Pace
Matt Walsh ... Charlie Rattigan
Joe Chrest ... Harvey Lieberman
Carrie Lazar ... Lillian Lieberman
Alexander Biglane ... Tuna Melt on Seven Grain (as Alex Biglane)
Blaine Kern III ... Franklin
Zak Steiner ... Reece
Ty Parker ... Cartelli
Wayne Pére ... Mr. Newhouse (as Wayne Pere)
Rhonda Johnson Dents ... Mrs. Milligan
Maureen Brennan Maureen Brennan ... Marjorie Strack
Autumn Walker ... Leah
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Storyline

Brooks Rattigan (Noah Centineo) has the academic chops to get into his dream Ivy League school, but what he's missing is an outstanding extracurricular - and the money. When he seizes on an opportunity to make some extra cash by posing as the boyfriend of a self-assured, combat boot-loving girl named Celia Lieberman (Laura Marano), he finds he has a knack for being the perfect stand-in. Together with his programmer friend Murph (Odiseas Georgiadis), Brooks launches an app selling himself as a plus-one for all occasions. Along the way, he meets the girl of his dreams (Camila Mendes). But when business starts to boom, Brooks must reassess everything he was once sure of.

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He's whoever you want him to be.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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Trivia

Noah Centineo and Laura Marano also played love interests on Austin & Ally (2011). See more »

Goofs

When the character Murph was designing the app for Brooks he said "Object C Infrastructure". A real developer would never have referred to a programming language in this way. You can also see that he is using VSCode to write the app, which is unusual for a developer writing an iPhone app. Most likely they would have used Xcode on a mac. See more »

Quotes

Charlie Rattigan: Damn, Brooks, you did all that just to raise money for Yale?
Charlie Rattigan: I'd have sold a non-vital organ, if I'd known it meant that much to you.
Charlie Rattigan: There's a reason God gave us two kidneys.
Charlie Rattigan: That spare kidney is just a rainy day cash cow, sitting there.
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Connections

References Shark Tank (2009) See more »

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Whats On Your Mind (Remix)
Performed by Nada Funk
Written by Vincent de Azevedo
Courtesy of VDA Records
By arrangement with The Moon Recording Company
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Exactly what it's supposed to be
16 April 2019 | by travisesmonSee all my reviews

It was a fine movie. Predictable like every other teen movie, but fun to watch. So ignore all the nonsense reviews claiming they need their time back. My guess is their time isn't worth more than anyone else's who's chosen a Netflix teen movie for some easy watching. Plenty of funny moments and plenty enjoyable.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Perfect Date See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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2.35 : 1
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