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Many a lovesick young man has threatened to camp out by a girl's front door, but one guy actually tries it in this alternately sweet and tasteless romantic comedy. Peter (Josh Schaefer) is a good-natured but socially inept young man who is madly in love with Erica (Keri Russell), the sweet and devastatingly sexy girl next door. Peter desperately wants Erica as his girlfriend, even though she already has a boyfriend, the large and humorless Nick (Johnny Green). Eager to prove himself, Peter takes up the advice of Nonno (Buck Kartalian), his batty grandfather, and literally camps out on her front lawn, willing to wait out the entire summer until she gives him a chance to prove that he can be the man of her dreams. Meanwhile, Peter is frequently kept company by his buddy Matt (R.D. Robb), who has learned how to deal with his sexual tensions through the use of fresh fruit, while Peter's dad (Mark Taylor) is convinced that his son has gone nuts and won't allow him back in the house, even for a change of clothes. While it won the Audience Award at the 1997 Slamdance Film Festival, Eight Days a Week didn't receive much commercial exposure until its release on video, after Keri Russell had made a splash on the acclaimed TV series Mark Taylor. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi

  • Release date:January 17, 1997

Cast

Josh Schaefer
as Peter
Keri Russell
as Erica
R.D. Robb
as Matt
Mark L. Taylor
as Peter's Father
Marcia Shapiro
as Peter's Mother
Buck Kartalian
as Nonno
Catherine Hicks
as Ms. Lewis
Darlene Carr
as Erica's mother
Biff Manard
as The Sad Man
Annie O'Donnell
as Sad Man's Wife
Ernestine Mercer
as Crazy Lady
Bill Hollis
as Mr. Hatfield
Jean Pflieger
as Ms. McCoy
Van Epperson
as Phil
Vinnie Buffolino
as Young Nick
Jonathan Osser
as Young Peter
Gabrielle Boni
as Erica's Sister
Stephanie Sawyer
as Young Erica
Taylor Nix
as Robert
Jane Childerhose
as Mrs. Olsen
Jim Pappas
as Key Man
Linda Ljoka
as Mother
David Lind
as Mailman
Gary Barker
as Christian Friend
Matt Burgess
as Christian Friend
Joel Cohen
as Yard Sale Customer
Mandy Matthews
as Neighborhood Kid
Coleman Trapp
as Neighborhood Kid
Buck Kartalian
as Nonno
Joel Cohen
as Yard Sale Customer
Mark L. Taylor
as Peter's Father
David Lind
as Mailman
Darlene Carr
as Erica's mother
Gabrielle Boni
as Erica's Sister
Ernestine Mercer
as Crazy Lady
Gary Barker
as Christian Friend
Mandy Matthews
as Neighborhood Kid
Marcia Shapiro
as Peter's Mother
Linda Ljoka
as Mother
Annie O'Donnell
as Sad Man's Wife
Jim Pappas
as Key Man
Jonathan Osser
as Young Peter
Jane Childerhose
as Mrs. Olsen
Jean Pflieger
as Ms. McCoy
Matt Burgess
as Christian Friend
Stephanie Sawyer
as Young Erica
Taylor Nix
as Robert
Van Epperson
as Phil
Vinnie Buffolino
as Young Nick
Biff Manard
as The Sad Man
Bill Hollis
as Mr. Hatfield
Catherine Hicks
as Ms. Lewis

Crew

Martin Cutler
Producer
Gary Preisler
Producer
Kevin Bassinson
Composer (Music Score)
Jonathan McHugh
Musical Direction/Supervision
Julius Robinson
Songwriter
David Carkhuff
Editor
Chuck Conner
Production Designer
Chase Harlan
Art Director
Gerri Daniels
Associate Producer
David Pratt
Associate Producer
Kathy Pratt
Associate Producer
Dale Rosenbloom
Executive Producer
Sybil Mosely
Costume Designer
Chuck Borden
Stunts
Dyanna Lynn
Stunts
Perry Bullington
Casting
Quang Tran
Production Assistant
Sara Chameides
Assistant Makeup
Sidney Cole
Negative Cutter
Straw Weisman
Post Production Supervisor
Thomas Richter
Dialogue Editor
Tim Meyer
Carpenter
Tom Kam
Title Design
Vanessa Portillo
Extra Casting
Paul N.J. Ottosson
Sound Effects Editor
Ken Poteat
Dialogue Editor
Byron Cohen
Still Photographer
Cicero DeMoraes
Gaffer
Cicero DeMoraes
Second Unit Director Of Photography
Cynthia Merrill
Foley Artist
Leslie McAlpine
Key Grip
Lisa Hannan
Sound Effects Editor
Anne Toole
Production Assistant
Martin Cutler
Unit Production Manager
Maxim Carl
ADR Recordist
Melanie Middien
Script Supervisor
Mike Draghi
Re-Recording Mixer
Heather Gulko
Scenic Artist
Jason Tenzer
Second Assistant Camera
Jeff Mar
ADR Editor
Jeff Mar
Dialogue Editor
Jesse Pomeroy
Dialogue Editor
John Kern
Grip
John Kohlbrenner
Sound Effects Editor
Jonathan Lally
Production Assistant
Eric Yahraus
Best Boy Electric
Adam Baral
First Assistant Camera
Gabriel Kitinski
Sound Editor
Gerri Daniels
Location Manager
Gary Preisler
Unit Production Manager
Chris Longo
Dialogue Editor
David Weinreb
Boom Operator
Debby Van Poucke
Sound Effects Editor
Diane Evangelista
Post Production Coordinator
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