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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Patrick Dempsey
Amanda Peterson
Courtney Gains
Seth Green
Tina Caspary
Directors
Steve Rash
Screenwriters
Michael Swerdlick
Running Time
94 minutes

Can't Buy Me Love
Patrick Dempsey puts The Beatle's lyric to the test and sees what $1,000 will get him; more than he bargained for…


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Plot
Ronald Miller (Dempsey) is the campus nerd, a geek, a poindexter. When cheerleading beauty Cindy Mancini (Peterson) finds herself $1000 out of pocket, Ronald offers her the cash, so long as she poses as his girlfriend for a month.


Verdict
Can't Buy Me Love is sharp in its focus and, whilst leaving the darker moral issues untapped, it undoubtedly works as Pretty Woman for teens.


Reviewed by Gavin Bainbridge

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