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Can't Buy Me Love


Patrick Dempsey, Amanda Peterson, Seth Green, Gerardo Mejía View All


Steve Rash (Director), Michael Swerdlick (Screenplay) View All

Release: Aug. 14th, 1987
Runtime: 1 hour, 34 minutes
Nerdy high schooler Ronald Miller rescues cheerleader Cindy Mancini from parental punishment after she accidentally destroys her mother's designer clothes. Ronald agrees to pay for the $1,000 outfit on one condition: that she will act as though they're a couple for an entire month. As the days pass, however, Cindy grows fond of Ronald, making him popular. But when Ronald's former best friend gets left behind, he realizes that social success...
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Citizen Rules
I was really sad to read about Amanda Peterson on Wiki She was only 15 when she made the movie and reading about her life made me feel even more melancholy about the movie.
I've seen countless films where the nerd will leave his nerd friends behind for more recognition.