By Lawrence O'Toole
Updated April 09, 1993 at 04:00 AM EDT
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Love Potion #9

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It’s the height of silliness: An elixir makes two wallflowers (Tate Donovan and Sandra Bullock) irresistible. But the blithe comedy Love Potion #9 is both playful and sweet — and its modest intentions fit the small screen snugly. Dippily frantic and celebratory, it’s a fairy tale in which adults are magically endowed with new, outrageous self-esteem. Anne Bancroft shows up hilariously as a purveyor of potent potions, and some sequences (such as an army of men chasing a woman through city streets) recall classic silent comedy. A-

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Love Potion #9

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  • Movie
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mpaa
  • PG-13

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