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Love Potion No. 9
     

Love Potion No. 9

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Director: Dale Launer

Cast: Tate Donovan, Sandra Bullock, Dale Midkiff

 

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When it comes to love, Paul Matthews and Diane Farrow, two highly educated and talented scientists don't know a thing. Looking at their geeky demeanor's it's easy to see why. Despite the fact that both are neighbors, share the same interests and both are psychobiologists who study primates, neither is really aware of the other romantically until Paul, who is terribly

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When it comes to love, Paul Matthews and Diane Farrow, two highly educated and talented scientists don't know a thing. Looking at their geeky demeanor's it's easy to see why. Despite the fact that both are neighbors, share the same interests and both are psychobiologists who study primates, neither is really aware of the other romantically until Paul, who is terribly shy around women, goes to gypsy Madame Ruth in desperation and asks for help. She reads his palm and tells him that he needs a woman; she then hands him Love Potion No. 8 which will attract women like flies to honey. This romantic comedy chronicles what happens to him (and Diane) when, after experimenting on animals, they decide to try it on themselves. Though the changes only last four hours per dose, they are truly remarkable and the two agree to separate for three weeks and then come back together to compare results. The time passes quickly and wonderfully for them and when they finally reunite both have changed for the better. Just for fun, they decide to go out with each other. They do not drink the potion, but still have a wonderful and passionate night. This leads Paul to propose to Diane. Unfortunately, she thinks she loves another, a man who is really more interested in exploiting the potion for money than he is in her. He ends up buying up all of Madame Ruth's latest batch. Paul goes back to her and explains his problem and that is when Ruth hands him the potent Love Potion No. 9, which can manifest true love. Quickly, he takes it and sets off to find Diane before she makes a terrible mistake.

Product Details

Release Date:
01/18/2000
UPC:
0086162187339
Original Release:
1992
Rating:
PG
Source:
20th Century Fox

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Tate Donovan Paul Matthews
Sandra Bullock Diane Farrow
Dale Midkiff Gary Logan
Mary Mara Marisa
Adrian Paul Enrico Pazzoli
Dylan Baker Prince Geoffrey
Hillary Bailey Smith Sally
Blake Clark Motorcycle Cop
Anne Bancroft Madame Ruth
Chelsea Field Actor
Wendy Kurtzman Actor
Bruce McCarty Jeff
Rebecca Staab Cheryl
Ric Reitz Dave
Steven Burnett Ron
Jordan Baker Joanne
Ken Strong Dick Webster
Gary Watkins Secret Service Agent
Scott Higgs Male Secretary
James Sbardellati Dino
Libby Whittemore R.T. Moreno
David Baer Marisa's Driver
Marc Gowan Priest
Esther Huston Mary
Lisa Coles Blonde at Bar
Timothy Martin Man at Bar
Susan Fassig Cheryl's Friend
Rob Cleveland Station Cop
Kathryn Firago Woman in Bridesroom
Jennifer Hale Catty Woman
Victoria Tabaka Catty Woman
David Dwyer Riot Cop
Virgil Beckham Riot Cop
Ann Taylor Boutwell Church Lady
Edith Ivey Church Lady
Andra Millian Matron
Frank Welker Special vocal effects

Technical Credits
Dale Launer Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Sarah Burdick Set Decoration/Design
Tim D'Arcy Costumes/Costume Designer
Jed Leiber Score Composer
Thomas Minton Art Director
Sally Nicolaou Set Decoration/Design
Linda Pearl Production Designer
Suzanne Pettit Editor
Virginia Randolph Art Director
William Wages Cinematographer

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Love Potion No. 9 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Guest More than 1 year ago
I'ts all about the potion that makes her fall in love But Paul is desperate to win Diane's heart She is goning to marry a guy name Gary but she ends up with Paul the man that she deserves to be with
Guest More than 1 year ago
I think I enjoyed this so much because it represents the kind of scenario's I used to dream up as a teenager. Love Potion #9 is fun and you get to see Sandra Bullock even geekier than you did in Miss Congeniality. If you can believe that! So it's not just the Love Potion part of the story that is cool but also the transformation of Sandra Bullock from a bookworm to beautiful woman who can have any man she wants. The ladies will love this one.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
wow what a great movie about a potion that makes you fall in love this is the kind of movies they need more often
Anonymous More than 1 year ago