Can't Buy Me Love (movie)

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Can't Buy Me Love
Directed bySteve Rash
Produced byThom Mount
Written byMichael Swerdlick
Music byRobert Folk
CinematographyPeter Lyons Collister
Edited byJeff Gourson
Distributed byBuena Vista Pictures
Release date
August 14, 1987 (1987-08-14)
Running time
94 minutes
CountryUnited States
Box office$31.6 million

Can't Buy Me Love is a 1987 American teen romantic comedy feature movie starring Patrick Dempsey and Amanda Peterson in a story about a nerd at a high school in Tucson, Arizona who gives a cheerleader $1,000 to pretend to be his girlfriend for a month. The movie was directed by Steve Rash and takes its title from a Beatles song with the same title.

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Country Premiere
 United States 14 August 1987
 Brazil 18 December 1987
 Australia 31 December 1987
 Chile 1988
 Peru 1988
 Argentina 7 January 1988
 Netherlands 11 February 1988
 Japan 19 March 1988
 Italy 2 May 1988
 West Germany 19 May 1988
 Sweden 20 May 1988
 Finland 27 May 1988
 Portugal 17 June 1988
 Denmark 4 November 1988
 Ireland 26 May 1989