Can't Buy Me Love

Originally titled "Boy Rents Girl," this teen comedy from the John Hughes school is part love story, part morality play, and only partly successful. Ronald Miller (Patrick Dempsey) is a nerdish high schooler who longs for a memorable senior year. A summer of mowing lawns has earned Ronald $1,500, which he plans to use to buy a telescope, though what he...read more

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Can't Buy Me Love - Official Trailer
01:31 — A high school nerd pays the most popular girl in school a thousand dollars to be his girlfriend.
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01:25 — Trailer for Can't Buy Me Love. Nowhere-man Ronny Miller is secretly in love with Cindy Mancini, the prettiest, most popular girl on campus. When Cind (more…)

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  • Released: 1987
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Originally titled "Boy Rents Girl," this teen comedy from the John Hughes school is part love story, part morality play, and only partly successful. Ronald Miller (Patrick Dempsey) is a nerdish high schooler who longs for a memorable senior year. A summer… (more)

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