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Secret Admirer (1985)

An anonymous love letter left in Michael's locker on the last day of school wreaks havoc on his life, and the lives of everyone who come in contact with it.

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On the last day before summer vacations Michael receives a glowing, but anonymous, love-letter. He suspects, or better: hopes, it's from Deborah, the girl he's after since a while, but who dates college students only. However she shows him a cold shoulder again. So his and her best friend Toni advises him to write her an anonymous letter in return. However these letters get in the wrong hands and cause lots of confusion in their families, until it's revealed, who wrote which letter to whom. Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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Comedy | Romance

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14 June 1985 (USA)  »

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$8,622,757 (USA)
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Trivia

J.J. Cohen & Casey Siemaszko would later appear together in the Back To The Future trilogy as 3-D and Skinhead. This is the only other movie that they've shared together. See more »

Goofs

At the end when Michael is chasing Toni's car, you can see as the car turns the corner, the window is down on Toni's mom's side. Michael is only about 30 feet behind the car. At this point, it isn't likely that Toni's mom didn't hear him screaming Toni's name or even look in the mirror after hearing him. See more »

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Toni: Michael... I think you just won the Asshole of the Year Award.
[slams door in Michael's face]
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Referenced in Bob's Burgers: Secret Admiral-irer (2016) See more »

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Just A Dream Away
Written by David Greenwalt
Performed by Rosemary Butler and Arnold McCuller
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Rather decent
27 December 1999 | by (Selbyside - St. Paul, MN USA) – See all my reviews

I woke up a little early this morning for some reason, so I decided to watch some T. V. and I happened to catch this little film on CINEMAX and found it to be pretty good. Although it's nothing really special, it was interesting to see C. Thomas Howell again, the only other two movies I've seen him in are of course THE OUTSIDERS, and the 1986 thriller THE HITCHER. If you really enjoy teen flicks from the 80's like I do, you should rent this, otherwise watch it on television like I did.


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