Love Potion No. 9

Synopsis: Two scientists who are hopeless with the opposite sex experiment with a substance that makes them irresistible to anyone who hears them speak.
Director(s): Dale Launer
Production: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Rotten Tomatoes:
92 min

je ne sais quoi,

that, uh...

Very sexy girl.

You should go | talk to her.


You should do it.

Do it.

I don't know her.

Well, | that is the point.

You go talk to her,

then you'll | know her.

Well, maybe she doesn't | want to talk to anybody.


Maybe she does, huh?

You got to | keep taking chances,

keep rolling | the dice

till you fnd someone | who does want to talk.

Expert advice.


I'll tell you what.

I'll pay you $20 | to go talk to her.

$20. Just go | talk to her.



I don't want to do it.




Oh, O. K., O. K.

?Born to lose ? ?I've lived my...

He trapped me | by the bathroom.

He keeps me | by the bathroom.

He won't let me pass.

Can you believe it?

It's just one ugly geek | after another

in this place.

If one more of these | Radio Shack clerks...

Hi. Hi.



I don't believe this.

Can I, uh, uh,

can I buy you | a drink?

Can I ask you | a question?


Why do you think | I'd be interested in you?

Did I look at you | or smile at you?

Did I flirt with you?


Well, then what makes you | think I'd be interested?

Are you somebody special? | Is that it?

Do you do something | really fascinating?

What do you do | for a living?

Uh, I'm... | I'm a biochemist.

Do I look like | a biochemist groupie?

Well, biochemists | don't have groupies.

Why do you think | that is?

Well, it's not | a very glamorous job.

No, it's not one of your | drop-dead glamorous jobs.

I mean,

I'm sure that you fnd chemicals | very fascinating,

but do I look like somebody | who'd be interested

in a...

a... a...

a chemical person?

No. Hey, wait.

I'm doing this | for your beneft.

I mean, you wouldn't want this | to happen again,

would you?


No. What's very | obvious to me

is not to you.

Look at your clothes

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Dale Launer

Dale Launer (born May 19, 1952) is an American comedy screenwriter. His films include Ruthless People, Blind Date, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and My Cousin Vinny. more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018

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