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Can't Buy Me Love [DVD] [1987]

Release Date:08/13/2002
Steve Rash's high school romantic comedy Can't Buy Me Love comes to DVD with a widescreen anamorphic transfer that preserves the original theatrical aspect ratio of 1.85:1. The English soundtrack is rendered in Dolby Digital Stereo. Supplemental materials are limited to trailers. This is a sparse, but acceptable disc from Disney/Buena Vista that should be appealing to fans of the film, but offers little to the average DVD consumer.
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    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (14 out of 14)

    Special Features

    • Dolby Digital Surround Sound
    • Full-screen (1.33:1)
    • Closed Captioned


    Can't Buy Me Love
    Borrowing a chapter from the John Hughes school of teen comedy, this likeable caper was a box office success. Patrick Dempsey stars as Ronald Miller, a high school nerd about to enter his senior year, who longs for acceptance as one of the "cool kids." His next-door neighbor Cindy Mancini (Amanda Peterson) is a cheerleader and one of the most popular girls in school, but she doesn't even know that Ronald exists. When she ruins an expensive outfit of her mother's, Ronald offers the $1,000 needed to replace it, if she will pretend to date him for one month. Although skeptical about Ronald's plan, Cindy agrees, and her "new boyfriend" turns out to be right about what he thinks dating Cindy will do for him -- he becomes accepted by the school's snobs because of his association with one of their own. At least, for a while. Originally titled "Boy Rents Girl," Can't Buy Me Love (1987) was the first production launched by former studio executive Thom Mount after leaving his high-profile post. His company went on to produce weightier material such as Bull Durham (1988), The Indian Runner (1991), and Natural Born Killers (1994). ~ Karl Williams, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Patrick Dempsey
      Patrick Dempsey - Ronald Miller
    • Amanda Peterson
      Amanda Peterson - Cindy Mancini
    • Courtney Gains
      Courtney Gains - Kenneth Wurman
    • Seth Green
      Seth Green - Chuckie Miller
    • Devin DeVasquez
      Devin DeVasquez - Iris

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