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Who holds the boombox over his head?

Who holds the boombox over his head?

John Cusack
The film features one of the most culturally recognizable scenes in American movie history, in which John Cusack holds a boombox above his head outside Diane’s bedroom window to let her know that he has not given up on her.

Why is the movie called Say Anything?

Meaningful Name: The film’s called Say Anything because Diane’s dad insists that she tell him everything. It adds to the Dramatic Irony when you realize at the film’s end how he wasn’t completely honest with his daughter.

When was Say Anything made?

April 14, 1989Say Anything… / Initial release

What’s the boombox movie?

Say Anything
Trench coat-wearing Lloyd Dobler (John Cusack) holding his boom box over his head at arm’s length, rock serenading his true love Diane Court (Ione Skye) in 1989’s “Say Anything,” remains one of the most enduring images of film romance.

Is Say Anything based on a true story?

CAMERON CROWE BASED THE SCRIPT ON A REAL-LIFE HEARTBREAK. The “personal” part references his first love and heartbreak: “She fell for me, and I fell for her, but not at the same time,” Crowe said.

Why did Diane’s father choose to lie to her about his finances?

Diane’s father decided to lie to her about his finances due to several reasons. The first reason is that he engaged in illegal processes. Court uses the nursing home he funs to acquire dirty money. It can be argued that he was protecting his daughter by not telling her how he makes money.

Why is Say Anything PG 13?

Parents need to know that 1980s classic Say Anything survives as an excellent, coming-of-age movie for teens. Teens-to-be also may enjoy it, but it may not be suitable for them, with its teen drinking, teen sex, profanity (including one “f–k”), and parental betrayal.

What is the boombox scene in Say Anything?

In Your Eyes
Even those too young to have cranked a boom box revere the scene from Cameron Crowe’s directing debut, released 30 years ago Sunday, with Dobler defiantly blasting Peter Gabriel’s “In Your Eyes” while Court listens from her bedroom.