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Whats the movie called where boy & his family take french exchange student and he falls in love with her?

He shows her the stars on his telescope and carries her home when she's drunk this one night.

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How about Better Off Dead with John Cusack?

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As Lane attempts to either end his life or win back his ex-girlfriend, he gradually gets to know a new girl: a French foreign-exchange student named Monique (Diane Franklin). She is staying with Lane's neighbors (Laura Waterbury and Daniel Schneider) across the street, who are so annoying that she pretends she cannot speak English. Monique turns out to be a fan of the Brooklyn Dodgers (as she calls them) and is a tough, confident soul. She helps Lane fix up his 1967 Camaro and rekindles Lane's confidence and his will to live through "language lessons" in the international language of love.

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This is not the movie i am looking for. Thank you anyway –  kostas Mar 31 at 14:41
    
Can you give some more information about the movie you are looking for, e.g. approximate year, any lines you remember, was it in colour, approximate location? Anything at all. –  Andrew Martin Mar 31 at 14:43
    
Many years have gone. Looking for a movie from the 80's-90's I think. Color film. I believe my description is characteristic for anyone has seen it –  kostas Mar 31 at 15:13
    
@kostas: Was it a romantic comedy? Drama? –  Andrew Martin Mar 31 at 15:43
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There's Foreign Student. Ring any bells? Perhaps someone else can help more, but you've not given that much to go on. –  Andrew Martin Mar 31 at 15:46

Finally found it. The movie is called Bonjour Timothy. Plot summary from Wikipedia:

Bonjour Timothy is a 1995 Canadian-New Zealand romantic comedy film about a New Zealand teenager who falls in love with the French Canadian exchange student his family is hosting

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You don't need to create a new account just to post the answer. You can answer your own question. And feel free to accept this answer as the correct one. –  Andrew Martin Apr 2 at 13:27

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