Eight Days a Week (1997)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  26 February 1999 (USA)
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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 overview, first billed only:
Joshua Schaefer ...
Peter's Father (as Mark Taylor)
Marge, Peter's Mother (as Marcia Shapiro)
Johnny Green ...
Buck Kartalian ...
Nonno, Marge's Dad
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
Ms. McCoy (as Jean Pflieger)


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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He came. He sat. He conquered. See more »


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content and related dialogue | See all certifications »




Release Date:

26 February 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mein Traummädchen von Nebenan  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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1.78 : 1
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Did You Know?


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


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


Peter: How come you guys always make that noise?
Nick: What noise?
Peter: This one.
[Peter hocks up some phlegm and spits]
Peter: I mean you guys spit so much, it kind of makes you wonder what you've be sucking on.
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Crazy Credits

This film is dedicated to Andrea, whose balcony I would stand under eight days a week. See more »


References Batman (1966) See more »

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one of the funniest films ever
15 July 2002 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I stumbled upon this film on HBO about a month ago thinking it would be a dull movie, but through about thirty minutes through the film I realized it wasn't and that it was one of the funniest films in the world. Most adults could find this humour angering and dense, but teenagers would find this movie funny, good plotted with a good storyline. And what about Keri Russell who is so hot in this film. I give this movie ten out of ten. Please watch this movie because it is good, funny, and ABSOLUTELY GREAT!!

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