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Do You Remember…? Secret Admirer (1985)

Secret Admirer posterby Joel G. Robertson

Take a stroll down the Armchair Theater video store’s center aisle. You know the one. It’s where you went when mom or dad or whoever lugged you to the strip mall on a Saturday afternoon turned their back. These are the titles you wanted to see, but never did. Or maybe you did and forgot all about them.

Regardless, that center aisle is now memory lane, so travel back with us as we pluck a title from the shelf and ask, do you remember…

Secret Admirer


After receiving a “secret admirer” letter on the day before summer vacation, Michael (Howell) makes it his mission to find out who the author is.

Michael suspects the letter’s author might be Deborah (Preston), the girl of his dreams, so Michael’s best friend Toni (Loughlin) suggests he write her his own anonymous note.

After reading his ham-handed prose, Toni decides to  lend him a hand by writing the letter for him, but when the letter slips into the wrong hands, all manner of wacky hijinx ensue!

Film Stats:

Release Date: June 14, 1985

Director: David Greenwalt

Screenplay: David Greenwalt and Jim Kouf

Starring: C. Thomas Howell, Lori Loughlin, Kelly Preston, Dee Wallace Stone, Fred Ward, and Corey Haim

Genre: Comedy

Running Time: 90 minutes

MPAA Rating: R

Where you can find it: Currently available on Netflix!

Secret Admirer Trailer