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Booksmart (2019)

R | | Comedy | 24 May 2019 (USA)
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On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to cram four years of fun into one night.

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Olivia Wilde
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kaitlyn Dever ... Amy
Beanie Feldstein ... Molly
Jessica Williams ... Miss Fine
Jason Sudeikis ... Principal Brown
Lisa Kudrow ... Charmaine
Will Forte ... Doug
Victoria Ruesga ... Ryan
Mason Gooding ... Nick
Skyler Gisondo ... Jared
Diana Silvers ... Hope
Molly Gordon ... Triple A
Billie Lourd ... Gigi
Eduardo Franco ... Theo
Nico Hiraga ... Tanner
Austin Crute ... Alan
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Storyline

On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to cram four years of fun into one night.

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Taglines:

Getting Straight A's. Giving Zero F's.

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content and language throughout, drug use and drinking - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Mandarin | Spanish

Release Date:

24 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Booksmart See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,933,620, 26 May 2019, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$22,045,163, 16 July 2019
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

One of Amy's patches features the symbol of the Mercury Seven astronaut program. It is not clear why she would wear this symbol, given that she never mentions any interest in space, and all of the Mercury Seven were men. The costume designers mentioned that they got her political patches from thrift stores; it is possible that they mistook it for a feminist symbol, given its similarity to the Venus symbol used by feminists. See more »

Goofs

When Principal Brown collects Amy and Molly in his car he makes a voice memo on his phone, the noise that is played to signify the start of the recording is the iPhone "siri" (digital personal assistant) alert noise, which would not indicate that the phone was recording (rather waiting for an instruction from the user). In addition to this, Principal Brown does not appear to have an iPhone, this noise would not come from a non-Apple device. See more »

Quotes

Jared: Can I get a "what what"?
Amy: Oh my god.
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Crazy Credits

At the beginning of the end credits, the main actors are seen getting hit in the face with water balloons in slow motion. See more »

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Featured in The IMDb Show: Take 5 With Kaitlyn Dever (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Boys
Written by Melissa "Lizzo" Jefferson, Eric Frederic, Nate Mercereau, and Aaron Puckett
Performed by Lizzo
Courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corp.
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Super BAD!
25 May 2019 | by bobsarsfieldSee all my reviews

This movie is horrible. I had my hopes up after reading the synopsis. It should have been a no brainer comedy given the premise. But it failed drastically. Very few, if any, laughs.


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