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FULL SYNOPSIS

Ione Skye plays Diane Court, high-school valedictorian on the verge of heading to England on a prestigious scholarship. This is especially thrilling to Diane's divorced father, James (John Mahoney), who has always shared a special relationship with the girl, less father/daughter than friend/friend. When Diane begins dating irresponsible army brat Lloyd Dobler (John Cusack), her father despairs at her choice of an "underachiever." Pressured by her dad to break off the relationship, Diane spends the rest of the summer being pursued by the lovestruck Lloyd, who does everything he can to win her back. Diane finally realizes there's more to life than perfection when her sainted father comes under the scrutiny of the IRS. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

  • Release date:April 14, 1989

Cast

John Cusack
as Lloyd Dobler
Ione Skye
as Diane Court
John Mahoney
as James Court
Lili Taylor
as Corey Flood
Amy Brooks
as D.C.
Pamela Segall
as Rebecca
Jason Gould
as Mike Cameron
Loren Dean
as Joe
Joan Cusack
as Lloyd's Sister (uncredited)
Lois Chiles
as Diane's Mother (uncredited)
Eric Stoltz
as Vahlere
Glenn Walker Harris, Jr.
as Jason
Charles Walker
as Principal
Russel Lunday
as Parent
Polly Platt
as Mrs. Flood
Gloria Cromwell
as Ruth
Jeremy Piven
as Mark
Patrick O'Neill
as Denny
Bebe Neuwirth
as Mrs. Evans
Kim Walker
as Sheila
Chynna Phillips
as Mimi
Allison Roth
as Tammy
Lisanne Falk
as Sandra
Jonathan Chapin
as Guy #1
Donald Willis
as Guy #2
Christopher Ziesmer
as Guy #4
John Bruner
as Guy
Bill Stevenson
as Partier
Jaime Gomez
as Partier
Jim Ladd
as D.J.
Montrose Hagins
as Bess
Kathryn Fuller
as Eva
Lenore Woodward
as Sabina
Joanna Frank
as Mrs. Kerwin
Jay R. Goldenberg
as Al Kerwin
Richard Portnow
as Agent Stewart
Stephen Shortridge
as Ray
Kathleen Layman
as Saleswoman
Tom Lawrence
as Shop Customer
Annie Waterman
as IRS Secretary
Philip Baker Hall
as IRS Boss
Jerry Ziesmer
as U.S. Attorney
John Hillner
as Court's Attorney
Nicholas Kallsen
as Nose-Setter
Arlan Feiles
as Guy #3
Gregory Sporleder
as Howard
Don "The Dragon" Wilson
as Sparring Partner
Charles Walker
as Principal
Gloria Cromwell
as Ruth
Tom Lawrence
as Shop Customer
Polly Platt
as Mrs. Flood
Bill Stevenson
as Partier
Kathryn Fuller
as Eva
Annie Waterman
as IRS Secretary
Russel Lunday
as Parent
Kim Walker
as Sheila
Joanna Frank
as Mrs. Kerwin
Gregory Sporleder
as Howard
Jeremy Piven
as Mark
Arlan Feiles
as Guy #3
Nicholas Kallsen
as Nose-Setter
Kathleen Layman
as Saleswoman
Bebe Neuwirth
as Mrs. Evans
Donald Willis
as Guy #2
Lenore Woodward
as Sabina
Philip Baker Hall
as IRS Boss
Lisanne Falk
as Sandra
Glenn Walker Harris, Jr.
as Jason
John Hillner
as Court's Attorney
Stephen Shortridge
as Ray
Jay R. Goldenberg
as Al Kerwin
Jonathan Chapin
as Guy #1
Jaime Gomez
as Partier
Jim Ladd
as D.J.
Allison Roth
as Tammy
Chynna Phillips
as Mimi
Jerry Ziesmer
as U.S. Attorney
Richard Portnow
as Agent Stewart
Patrick O'Neill
as Denny
Christopher Ziesmer
as Guy #4
John Bruner
as Guy
Montrose Hagins
as Bess

Crew

Cameron Crowe
Director
Polly Platt
Producer
Cameron Crowe
Screenwriter
Laszlo Kovacs
Cinematographer
Anne Dudley
Composer (Music Score)
Danny Bramson
Musical Direction/Supervision
Richard Marks
Editor
Mark Mansbridge
Production Designer
Richard Marks
Co-producer
James L. Brooks
Executive Producer
Jane Ruhm
Costume Designer
Jerry Ziesmer
First Assistant Director
Michael Gershman
Camera Operator
Jack Roe
Production Manager
Randy Stone
Casting
Cheri Minns
Makeup
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