Originally titled "Boy Rents Girl," this teen comedy from the John Hughes school is part love story, part morality play, and only partly successful. Ronald Miller (Patrick Dempsey) is a nerdish high schooler who longs for a memorable senior year. A summer of mowing lawns has earned Ronald
$1,500, which he plans to use to buy a telescope, though what he most longs for is Cindy Mancini (Amanda Peterson), the unattainable blonde beauty next door who also happens to be the queen of the "cool" kids. Cindy doesn't know Ronald exists until she ruins a suede outfit her mother had forbidden
her to borrow. Ronald offers to give her $1,000--the price of a replacement outfit--...