The Pick-Up Artist Poster

Release Date: September 18th, 1987

DVD Release Date: December 16th, 2003

PG-13|1 hr 21 min

Plot Summary
Serial pick-up artist and commitment-phobe Jack Jericho (Robert Downey Jr.) takes lessons in the art of seduction from aging player Phil Harper (Danny Aiello). Jack finds a formidable opponent in Randy Jensen (Molly Ringwald), a fiery tour guide who has a retort for his every line. Though she initially spurns his advances, Jack finds a way in when Randy's alcoholic, compulsive gambler father, Flash (Dennis Hopper), ends up in serious debt and deep trouble with gangsters in Atlantic City.

Cast: Molly Ringwald, Robert Downey Jr., Dennis Hopper, Danny Aiello, Mildred Dunnock, Harvey Keitel, Brian Hamill, Vanessa Williams

Director: James Toback

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: 20th Century Fox, American Entertainment

Keywords: Rescue, 1980s, Hilarious, Daughter, Charming, Rivalry, Father, Temptation, Melodramatic, School, Love