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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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Cast

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 ... 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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English

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12 April 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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Trivia

Noah Centineo and Laura Marano played love interests on season 1 of Austin and Ally. See more »

Goofs

When Harvey Lieberman (Celia's father) meets Brooks for the first time and lets him enter their house, he closes the door laughing but we can see clearly that he isn't laughing but keeps his mouth closed. See more »

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Brooks Rattigan: [Brooks's letter to Celia] Dear Admissions Office of the University of Celia Lieberman, First off, I just want to say what an honor it is just to be considered as a potential attendee at your fine institution. And secondly, this feels really creepy writing to you as if you're a university and not a person, so I'll stop that now. A few months ago, I was a guy who carried around this empty feeling. Then, I thought that it could be filled by driving the nicest car, dating the most popular girl, or ...
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References Napoleon Dynamite (2004) See more »

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No Going Back
Performed by Yuno
Written by Carlton Joseph Moodie II
Courtesy of Sub Pop Records
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Probably a 6 but I watched it on a good day...
13 April 2019 | by heather_cloudeSee all my reviews

This is nothing original but if you're looking for a feel good movie then this would do okay. It's actually pretty cute albeit very predictable. I really liked the character of Celia. To be honest, this would be a hit if it were an 80s movie.


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