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Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)

 -  Comedy | Drama  -  25 July 2008 (UK)
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The story centers on a 14-year-old girl who keeps a diary about the ups and downs of being a teenager, including the things she learns about kissing.

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Angus the fluffy cat retains its dignity even in a crazy Eastbourne family, unlike them. Eldest daughter Georgia is completely besotted with 'Stiff Dylans' band hottie Robbie, who just moved in from London and helps run an organic groceries shop with his brother Tom, whom her best friend Jas has the hots for. Peter Dyer calls Georgia his best ever kissing-course pupil, but she ignores him and later the brothers' other classmate Dave the Laugh. Robbie was considering to dump haughty Lindsay, but reconsiders given the immature brat's apparent cruelty. Thus manipulative Georgia keeps changing her mind about a grand birthday party and her father's career opportunities as engineer in New Zealand, while mother seems to flirt with hunky interior decorator Jem. Written by KGF Vissers

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Rated PG-13 for suggestive content involving young teens, and language | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£929,246 (UK) (25 July 2008)

Gross:

£5,024,597 (UK) (15 August 2008)
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Age-appropriate light-hearted fun
13 July 2010 | by (Ontario, Canada) – See all my reviews

"Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging" is like a teen romantic comedy, but it's better than its contemporaries.

We have a group of 14 year-old girls, mainly focused on Georgia (Georgia Groome), who try to find romance, learn how to kiss, and just go through the ups and downs of life as all teenagers do. It's mostly done with comedy, and some light-hearted 'real-life' moments. I find it is one of the better looks at teen girls while remaining cute and funny.

I am older than its target audience, and while it's perfectly suited for its audience of teen and pre-teen girls, I was able to look back with amusement on all their trials of love.

I am relieved that we have a teen comedy that doesn't go for a more mature audience and doesn't show the girls as more mature than they actually are. Finally with "Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging" we have an age-appropriate romantic comedy filled with light-hearted fun.


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