The Pick-up Artist

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Released 1987

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The Pick-up Artist

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Director:
James Toback
Released:
1987
Rating:
PG-13
A New York playboy (Robert Downey Jr.) finds a way to impress a girl (Molly Ringwald) set on getting her gambling father (Dennis Hopper) out of debt.

Metacritic Score

  • 75

    Chicago Tribune Dave Kehr

    The charm of the film (and it does have an effective degree) ultimately seems as synthetic as Jack's. Perhaps the real pickup artist of the title is Toback himself, hiding behind a...

  • 63

    Miami Herald

    The movie is 75 minutes of easy entertainment, important mainly as the launching pad for Downey, whose glibness, good looks and quickness of spirit mark him as a man who may pick u...

  • 50

    The Globe and Mail (Toronto) Rick Groen

    ONE THING about The Pick-up Artist : it's fast. Crazy fast, like a manic 2-year-old in a major pout - all energy and no direction. This is a picture for the channel-hopping set, so...

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Comedy

Themes

80s, Romantic Comedy