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Loverboy (1989)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 28 April 1989 (USA)
Randy is still unfocused after 2 years in college. His dad will no longer pay tuition and Randy gets a job delivering pizzas. Several cute cougars pay him $200 for pizza delivery and "services rendered". Their husbands?

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Dempsey ... Randy / Son
Kate Jackson ... Diane / Mother
Robert Ginty ... Joe / Father
Nancy Valen ... Jenny / Randy's girlfriend
Dylan Walsh ... Jory Talbot (as Charles Hunter Walsh)
Barbara Carrera ... Alex / Randy's lover
Bernie Coulson ... Sal
Ray Girardin Ray Girardin ... Henry
Rob Camilletti Rob Camilletti ... Tony (as Robert Camilletti)
Vic Tayback ... Harry Bruckner
Kim Miyori ... Kyoko Bruckner / Pizza customer
Robert Picardo ... Dr. Reed Palmer
Kirstie Alley ... Dr. Joyce Palmer / Pizza customer
Peter Koch ... Claude Delancy
Carrie Fisher ... Monica Delancy / Pizza customer
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Storyline

College sophomore Randy Bodek is unfocused. The only thing he knows is that he loves his roommate, Jenny Gordon, who feels unappreciated as other things in his life seem to take precedence over her. He hasn't even told his parents, Diane and Joe Bodek, that he is living with a female, let alone a significant other. As such, Jenny breaks up with him at the end of the semester. While Randy is home during the summer break, Joe, against Diane's wishes, decides not to fund Randy's college education anymore as he is flunking all his classes, and hasn't yet declared a major. Not knowing what to do besides try to get back to college if only to be with Jenny, Randy gets a minimum wage job as a delivery guy at a pizza joint. During the course of his job, he meets Alex Barnett, a beautiful, older, sophisticated woman who likes pizzas with extra anchovies. To his surprise, she seduces him, after their sexual encounter which she gives him $200 to help him get back to college. Without telling him, ... Written by Huggo

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Taglines:

Randy Bodek has no idea how to treat a woman . . . but he's working on it. [Theatrical] See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 April 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ljubavnik See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Monica, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$3,960,327
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

An August 1985 issue of sports illustrated with Bernie Kosar is on the Bodek coffee table. See more »

Goofs

When Tony is chasing Mrs. Bodek, there is a scene in which the motorbike crashes into a car. By the time the chase ends, the bike is undamaged See more »

Quotes

Randy Bodek: I had a Letter to Penthouse staring me right in the face, and I let it go.
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Soundtracks

Blue Tango
Written by Mitchell Parish and Leroy Anderson
Performed by the Claudius Alzner Orchestra
Courtesy of Fiesta Record Co., Inc. and Turicaphon AG
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i wish i liked anchovies....
21 August 2002 | by drebaSee all my reviews

Patrick Dempsey is a cutie pie, especially in this movie. He plays the awkward, gangly every-guy with such aplomb it doesn't seem like an act. This movie is a lot of fun! It's one amusing situation after another. Kate Jackson, Kirstie Alley and Barbara Carrera are all wonderful in their roles. It's too bad this movie didn't get the recognition it deserved.


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