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Valley

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The most popular girl in school embarks on the most awkward date of her life after she loses a bet and is forced to attend the prom with the school's biggest geek. The real trouble begins when her nervous date gets lost en route to the prom and they end up stranded on the worst side of town.

Several years ago, I mentioned "The Night Before" and only a few people remembered this awesome flick (Devo being one of them). But thanks to the recent release of "The Lost Collection" on DVD, this movie is quickly getting back the appreciation it deserves. It is compared to "After Hours", but for me "The Night Before" is a much more intriguing film.

This is a little trivia: Todd Phillips the director of last year's sleeper hit "The Hangover" was always a fan of Thom Eberhardt who wrote and directed both "The Night Before" and "Night of the Comet".

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I enjoyed the interaction and later tranformation of both Keanu Reeves and Lori Loughlin in this movie. Even laughed out loud late in the movie when Reeves asked snobby Suzanne Snyder if she got FM on her hairdo. And David Sherill as the car theft was hilarious as well.

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Oh and that dude on the cover with the t-shirt stating 'I Loved Her In Rad' is too cool!

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I used to rent this a lot back the the late 80's/early 90's. I just loved this flick from the pimp named Tito, to the club scenes, the dudes in the van stealing from a store, the fun chemistry of Lori Loughlin and Keanu Reaves. I liked this one better than adventures in babysitting. Can't wait to get it on DVD.
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I agree, this movie is really good and totally underrated. I had no idea it was out on dvd though - very nice to see.

Off topic: How did I miss these "The Lost Collection" dvds? I see that Morgan Stewart's Coming Home was released as well!

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Ok.. I was wrong .. lost collection is apparently still lost.

I highly recommend this movie to anyone that has yet to see it.

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it's a great film! love lori Loughlin in it
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Speaking of lost.. hey everyone .. it's Muffy! Probably just getting back from her '10 Things' location adventure... or not.
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totally kill me! I haven't Valley!! I ended up having some much needed days off work and haven't been on here :)I'll go take them again soonnnnnnnn I promise.
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quote:
Originally posted by Valley:
Ok.. I was wrong .. lost collection is apparently still lost.

This made me laugh [Big Grin]


This movie surprised me, because I didn't expect much, and I ended up loving it. Has a lot of memorable scenes.

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It has been awhile since I have seen this one but I really enjoyed it. It truly is a lost collection. What others are included in this "Lost Collection"?
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Jessie.. the movies that I know that were released as the Lost Collection were:

Irreconcilable Differences
My Best Friend is a Vampire
Morgan Stewart's Coming Home
The Night Before
Hiding Out
Slaughter High
Homer & Eddie
Repossessed

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This movie always reminds me of my prom night...
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quote:
Originally posted by Valley:
This movie always reminds me of my prom night...

[Eek!] [Eek!] [Eek!]
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Just watched this again tonight. [Smile] I have this thing for "running around town all night" kindof movies........! I was gonna make my own "Valley style" post and call it..........

The Night Before all you gotta do is mention Tito

This really is such an underrated movie. I know I caught it late on tv one night in the 90's and loved it.......I really should buy all of "The Lost Collection" before they do disappear.........everything minus Slaughter High [Big Grin]

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Muffy's Adventures Into the Night of Midnight Madness After Hours Babysitting?
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I have a little list of 'up all night' movies that I keep in my head. One day I'm just gonna sit down and watch 'em all!
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