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Eight Days a Week (1997)

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
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Nonno, Marge's Dad
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Ms. Lewis
Patrick Thomas O'Brien ...
Erica's Father (as Patrick O'Brien)
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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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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

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

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$26,347 (USA) (14 May 1999)
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The film gets its name from the Beatles 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: I'm not going to take advice from someone who broke their neck trying to suck their own dick.
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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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Edited from Frankenstein's Daughter (1958) See more »

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30 May 2016 | by See all my reviews

Peter is utterly infatuated with his longtime neighbor Erica (Keri Russell). With 3 months left before she goes to an east coast college, his grandfather Nonno urges him to go for it. He decides to stay on her front lawn. She tells him that she wants to be "just friends". His best friend Matt is obsessed with self-pleasure even with a watermelon. She is going out with the bully Nick. Peter waits day after day on her front lawn as he observes the neighborhood.

This reminds me a little of American Pie with masturbating inside food. It also tries to be a sweet coming-of-age movie. The two aspects do clash. On the one hand, Keri Russell has a wet T-shirt scene and Peter pontificates about her breast. On the other hand, it's a sugary sweet puppy love story. The old lady's revelations are really compelling but Michael Davis sometimes goes down a cheesy kiddie movie road. Joshua Schaefer is good as the lead but his narrations should be trim down. Finally, R.D. Robb is not funny enough to be the comedic best friend.


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