The ’80s was a glorious time for animated title sequences, particularly for the slew of romantic comedies being churned out of Hollywood at the time.
In 1989's Loverboy, a few smooth moves of mischievous animation and breezy pop melody prime the audience to watch a young and wiry Patrick Dempsey evolve into a suave playboy. The film centers around young Randy Bodek (Dempsey) and his attempts to understand women, using his job at the delightfully well-branded Señor Pizza to deliver a little extra. Joan Micklin Silver's lighthearted film was not the first to get one of Sally Cruikshank's lively opening animations, but it was certainly one of the better few.
Main Title Designer and Animator: Sally Cruikshank
Title Sequence Animators: Ted Woolery and Gerry Woolery
Titles and Opticals: Pacific Title
Written by Colin Campsie, George McFarlane and Gardner Cole
Performed by Giant Steps