Eight Days a Week (film)

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Eight Days a Week
Eight Days a Week Poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed byMichael Davis
Produced byMartin Cutler
Michael Davis
Gary Preisler
Written byMichael Davis
Music byKevin Bassinson
CinematographyJames Lawrence Spencer
Edited byDavid Carkhuff
Distributed byLegacy Releasing Corporation
Release date
  • February 27, 1998 (1998-02-27) (United States)
  • October 19, 1998 (1998-10-19) (France/Germany)
Running time
92 minutes
CountryUnited States

Eight Days a Week is a 1997 comedy film written and directed by Michael Davis. The title is taken from the Beatles song of the same name. The film features Dishwalla's 1996 hit "Counting Blue Cars".


Peter (Joshua Schaefer) is infatuated with his childhood friend and next-door neighbor Erica (Keri Russell). Based on advice from his grandfather, Peter decides to camp on Erica's lawn until she realizes that she loves him. During his summer-long wait, he frequently comments on their neighborhood.


  • Joshua Schaefer as Peter
  • Keri Russell as Erica
  • R.D. Robb as Matt, Peter’s best friend
  • Mark Taylor as Peter’s father
  • Marcia Shapiro as Marge, Peter’s mother
  • Johnny Green as Nick, Erica’s boyfriend
  • Buck Kartalian as Nonno, Marge’s dad
  • Catherine Hicks as Ms. Lewis
  • Patrick O'Brien as Erica’s father
  • Darleen Carr as Erica’s mother
  • Biff Manard as the Sad Man
  • Annie O'Donnell as Sad Man’s Wife
  • Ernestine Mercer as Crazy Lady
  • Bill Hollis as Mr. Hatfield
  • Jean Pflieger as Ms. McCoy
  • Hunter Phoenix as Angela Hamilton

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