The Pick-Up Artist

The Pick-Up Artist

New York playboy (Robert Downey Jr.) finds way to impress girl (Molly Ringwald).

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The Pick-Up Artist


Romantic comedy81 Mins1987PG-13

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.


  • Hilarious
  • Melodramatic
  • Charming