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The Perfect Date (2019)

TV-14 | | Comedy, Romance | 12 April 2019 (USA)
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To save up for college, Brooks Rattigan creates an app where anyone can pay him to play the perfect stand-in boyfriend for any occasion.

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Chris Nelson
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Noah Centineo ... Brooks Rattigan
Laura Marano ... Celia Lieberman
Odiseas Georgiadis ... Murph
Camila Mendes ... Shelby Pace
Matt Walsh ... Charlie Rattigan
Joe Chrest ... Harvey Lieberman
Carrie Lazar ... Lillian Lieberman
Alexander Biglane ... Tuna Melt on Seven Grain (as Alex Biglane)
Blaine Kern III ... Franklin
Zak Steiner ... Reece
Ty Parker ... Cartelli
Wayne Pére ... Mr. Newhouse (as Wayne Pere)
Rhonda Johnson Dents ... Mrs. Milligan
Maureen Brennan ... Marjorie Strack
Autumn Walker ... Leah
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Storyline

Brooks Rattigan (Noah Centineo) has the academic chops to get into his dream Ivy League school, but what he's missing is an outstanding extracurricular - and the money. When he seizes on an opportunity to make some extra cash by posing as the boyfriend of a self-assured, combat boot-loving girl named Celia Lieberman (Laura Marano), he finds he has a knack for being the perfect stand-in. Together with his programmer friend Murph (Odiseas Georgiadis), Brooks launches an app selling himself as a plus-one for all occasions. Along the way, he meets the girl of his dreams (Camila Mendes). But when business starts to boom, Brooks must reassess everything he was once sure of.

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He's whoever you want him to be.

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Comedy | Romance

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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA See more »

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Noah Centineo and Laura Marano also played love interests on Austin & Ally (2011). See more »

Goofs

When Harvey Lieberman (Celia's father) meets Brooks for the first time and lets him enter their house, he closes the door laughing but we can see clearly that he isn't laughing but keeps his mouth closed. See more »

Quotes

Brooks Rattigan: [Brooks's letter to Celia] Dear Admissions Office of the University of Celia Lieberman, First off, I just want to say what an honor it is just to be considered as a potential attendee at your fine institution. And secondly, this feels really creepy writing to you as if you're a university and not a person, so I'll stop that now. A few months ago, I was a guy who carried around this empty feeling. Then, I thought that it could be filled by driving the nicest car, dating the most popular girl, or ...
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References Friends (1994) See more »

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A Mountain with No Ending
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Written by Michael David, Tyler Blake & Jarrah McCleary
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a flat story
12 April 2019 | by ops-52535See all my reviews

Without the crazy ups and downs you may expect from a comedy. its just that there are nothing here that makes me laugh, just a smile inside, and the rest is just cattanooga cho cho, with a lot of conversations with different persons in different settings

i think this in one of the many netflix-production that will place itself in the basket of inrecognition, unless you like social network-work, and the freshnes of new juicy fruits entering the silver screen with beauty and galore . i think the cast does a decent job, with acceptable acting, but the story are to innovative anb the characters are too boring,so its lack of sting makes this flick a bit benign. the concept of ideas are good but a bit spoiled on the fun. the filming are ållreit, but the timeline and quantities of customers makes it a bit blurry.

so the grumpy old man says ok, but not more than that.


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