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Peter loves his next door neighbour Erica and, on the advice of his grandfather, decides to camp out on her front lawn for the entire summer, or until she agrees to go out with him. His ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Joshua Schaefer ...
Peter
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Matt
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Peter's Father (as Mark Taylor)
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Marge, Peter's Mother (as Marcia Shapiro)
Johnny Green ...
Nick
Buck Kartalian ...
Nonno, Marge's Dad
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Ms. Lewis
Patrick Thomas O'Brien ...
Erica's Father (as Patrick O'Brien)
Darleen Carr ...
Erica's mother
Biff Manard ...
The Sad Man
Annie O'Donnell ...
Sad Man's Wife
Ernestine Mercer ...
Crazy Lady
Bill Hollis ...
Mr. Hatfield
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Ms. McCoy (as Jean Pflieger)
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Storyline

Peter loves his next door neighbour Erica and, on the advice of his grandfather, decides to camp out on her front lawn for the entire summer, or until she agrees to go out with him. His father is none too happy about the idea and refuses to let his son back in the house, even to get a change of clothes. Peter's friend, Matt, thinks Peter should give up on women (like he has) and just have sex with fruit, and have a total devotion to masterbation. Written by Jimbo <mcgyver@cybergal.com>, BobbyJ <gilbynziggy@yahoo.com>

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The lighter side of lust. See more »

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Rated R for strong sexual content and related dialogue | See all certifications »
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26 February 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mein Traummädchen von Nebenan  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$9,090 (USA) (26 February 1999)

Gross:

$26,347 (USA) (14 May 1999)
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Trivia

The film gets its name from the Beatle song "Eight Days A Week". See more »

Goofs

Erica douses Peter with water from the sprinkler, but in the very next shot, he is completely dry. See more »

Quotes

Peter: Erica. It sounds just like "Erotica." Suits her too. The girl's a walking wet dream.
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This film is dedicated to Andrea, whose balcony I would stand under eight days a week. See more »

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References Goldfinger (1964) See more »

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This is the Breakfast Club of my generation
23 April 2003 | by (Lincoln, NE) – See all my reviews

I don't know what to say. I woke up one Sunday morning, and my roommate yelled at me to watch it with him. I'm glad I did. It was fantastic.

Some criticize the director of not knowing what teens think about, and that he's out of touch with the youth. Dubious. In my high school years, my friends and I made Raquel Welch and Julie Newmar as our mascots, and had frequent debates over who was the best James Bond. It reminded me of high school, and more specifically my Senior year.

In conclusion, this movie was fantastic, and reminded me a lot of better days. I highly suggest this movie for anyone. I'd feel comfortable watching this with my parents. It's just a shame that it's so hard to find.


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