Say Anything...Director: Cameron Crowe
Ione Skye plays Diane Court, high-school valedictorian on the verge of heading to England on a prestigious scholarship. This is especially thrilling to Diane's divorced father, James (John Mahoney), who has always shared a special relationship with the girl, less father/daughter than friend/friend. When Diane begins dating irresponsible army brat Lloyd Dobler (John… See more details below
Ione Skye plays Diane Court, high-school valedictorian on the verge of heading to England on a prestigious scholarship. This is especially thrilling to Diane's divorced father, James (John Mahoney), who has always shared a special relationship with the girl, less father/daughter than friend/friend. When Diane begins dating irresponsible army brat Lloyd Dobler (John Cusack), her father despairs at her choice of an "underachiever." Pressured by her dad to break off the relationship, Diane spends the rest of the summer being pursued by the lovestruck Lloyd, who does everything he can to win her back. Diane finally realizes there's more to life than perfection when her sainted father comes under the scrutiny of the IRS.
...a film that is really about something, that cares deeply about the issues it contains - and yet it also works wonderfully as a funny, warmhearted romantic comedy.
- Release Date:
- Original Release:
- 20th Century Fox
- Region Code:
- [Full Frame, Wide Screen]
- [Dolby Surround, Dolby Digital Stereo]
Cast & Crew
|Danny Bramson||Musical Direction/Supervision|
|James L. Brooks||Executive Producer|
|Anne Dudley||Score Composer|
|Michael Gershman||Camera Operator|
|Richard Gibbs||Score Composer|
|Mark Mansbridge||Production Designer|
|Joe Mitchell||Set Decoration/Design|
|Jack Roe||Production Manager|
|Jane Ruhm||Costumes/Costume Designer|
|Karen I. Stern||Editor|
|Nancy Wilson||Score Composer|
|Jerry Ziesmer||Asst. Director|
1. Main Titles
3. Kick Boxing
4. Good News
5. A Date
6. A Songwriter
7. The Keymaster
8. Lloyd Is Doomed
9. The I.R.S.
10. Old People
11. Friends With Potential
12. A Father's Concern
13. About the Future
14. Love Hurts
17. About Your Father
18. Plea Bargaining
19. The Flight
20. End Titles
Languages: English 5.1 Surround
Languages: English Stereo
Languages: French Stereo
Play With Commentary by Cameron Crowe, John Cusack, and Ione Skye.: On
Play With Commentary by Cameron Crowe, John Cusack, and Ione Skye.: Off
Scene 106: Lloyd at Phonebooth
Scene 128X: Lloyd & Diane Outside Karate Studio
Scene 108: Diane in Bedroom
Scene 109: Lloyd With Boom Box
Scene 109R: Lloyd With Boom Box
Scene 46: Mr. Deegan at Party
Scene 57: Corey Sings "He Hurts Me"
Scene 70: Court in Front of City Council Meeting
Scene 80: "Cool English Road Tape"
Scene 87: Montage of Love Clips
Scene 107: Sims Questions Court at the Home
Scene 128: Diane Looks for Lloyd
Scene 132J: Love Birds in Bed (Mos)
Scene 137: Agent Sims in Eva's Room
Scene 56J/K: Lloyd Giving Advice to Girl
Scene 15: Graduation
Scene 59: Joe and Corey in Garage
Scene 62: Mike in Toilet
Scene 63: Taking Mike Home
Scene 65: Talk About England in Car Ride Home
Scene 74: Diane Takes Lloyd on Tour of Her Work
Scene 81/84: Dinner Party and Smoke on Front Porch
Scene 86: Seafood Restaurant
Scene 103A: Diane Breaks Up With Lloyd in Car
Scene 110: Lloyd's Driving Scene
Scene 112: IRS Office
Scene 113: Gas N Sip
Scene 135/136: Attorney's Office
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One of the greatest love stories I have seen ever. Peter Gabriel's ''In Your Eyes'' is still one of the most moving songs about love. This has to be one of John Cusack's most memorable movies.
This movie shows that even young love should be taken seriously, and let's face it most people don't take that seriously at all. John Cusack is amazing and Peter Gabriel's ''In Your Eyes'' is the perfect touch to pull at our heartstrings.
This movie has a different vibe than the other 80's teen movies, and I think it's pretty good.
Who doesn't love John Cusack after watching this film? Amazing story, characters, and music! Peter Gabriel's ''In Your Eyes'' is the perfect song to come pumping out of Lloyd Dobler's boom box standing under Diane Court's window. You have to see this movie, regardless of your age, personal tastes in movies, etc. Amazing.
This movie is an 80's classic. I'm such an 80's child. It's a must see for those 80's baby boomers.
I had never actually heard of 'Say Anything', and honestly I have never been into the 80s teen movies. However, my mum bought this, and I thought I would throw it on. The entire movie kept me intrigued, and I fell in love with it. As the cover of the DVD says ¿To know Lloyd Dobbler is to love him.¿ It¿s true. This movie provides me with a little bit of hope, especially the end scene. I would recommend it to anyone who just needed a little reassurance that `everything will be okay¿.
'Say Anything' is the quintessential 80's film----it should not be missed by anyone. John Cusack as Lloyd Dobbler will steal your heart, and make you wish that there was a Lloyd in your life. Cameron Crowe is one of the best writers and directors in the industry. This movie contains some of the best lines ever written for feature films. My personal favorite is when Lili Taylor's character, Cory, tells Lloyd 'Don't be a guy. The world is full of guys. Be a man'. How perfect a line! There are so many more quotable lines in this movie, but if you want to hear them---watch it for yourself. You will be glad that you did. This movie is still tops my list of favorites of all time!
Say Anything is the love film of the 80¿s. With its memorable characters and unforgettable quotes, Say Anything is sure to capture the hearts of young and old. Lloyd Dobbler is the all around geeky, yet totally heart-stealing guy, who wants to snag a date with the ambitious valedictorian of his high school class, Diane Court. Through out the movie, you¿ll experience the feelings each person shares with each other. From their first kiss after a wild party, to their devastating break up after Diane¿s father encourages her to break it off before she heads to England for college. With the classic scene of him holding his radio outside Diane¿s window playing ¿In Your Eyes,¿ it¿s sure to make you fall in love with him yourself. One thing stands in the way of their unrequited love: Diane¿s father and his dreams of her going off to college. Diane¿s father has gotten himself into some serious problems with the government, though that makes you want to slap him. Diane, however, stupidly listens to him, breaking the whole thing off. Lloyd is stuck in heartbreak, and led us to one of the many memorable lines from the movie, ¿A pen. I give her my heart, and she gives me a pen.¿ The question of them ever getting back together lingers in the air. This movie is sure to capture your heart and make you want to find your own Lloyd Dobbler. As the cover says ¿To know Lloyd Dobbler is to love him.¿
A very sweet movie, yet it teaches you something about honesty...
At first I saw the trialer, I was like this looks like a good movie plus John Cusack is in it! So I found it on my brother's netflix, and I was so happy that I didn't have to rent it or anything, and when I watched it . . , oh my goodness. When I saw the movie was about to end, I was fliiping out. I didn't want it to end. I wanted to keep watcing it, and the ending, it was like "I cannot believe it just ended!". That very day, I went to the store and bought it. I loved it. The characters were great (Especially Lloyd dobbler aka John Cusack), it was romantic and funny, and I watched it again the very night I bought it, but this time i made my sister watch it too. Of course she loved it. My cousin on the other hand thought the movie looked stuoid by it's trailer, but once I finally got her able to watch it, oh did she regret what she said earlier. I wish I had a Lloyd Dobbler! (P.S. I totally recomend evrybody to just stop wasting your time reading this long review, and just but it!)