80’s Film Flashback: Can’t Buy Me Love (Episode 003)

The Film: Can’t Buy Me Love


A nerdy outcast secretly pays the most popular girl in school one thousand dollars to be his girlfriend.


Production Notes:

Release date: August 14, 1987

Rated: PG-13

Director: Steve Rash

Screenplay: Michael Swerdlick

Budget: Unknown

Box office: 31,000,000





Cast The Remake:


  1. Actress Amanda Peterson was only 15 years old during filming and actor Patrick Dempsey was 20 years old.
  2. Original title of the movie was “Boy Rents Girl”.
  3. In 2003, Can’t Buy Me Love was remade as Love Don’t Cost a Thing starring Nick Cannon and Christina Milian.
  4. Steve Rash’s directorial debut “Buddy Holly Story” is shown on the town’s movie theatre marquee.
  5. Paula Abdul makes an uncredited appearance as a dancer.

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