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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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25 July 2008 (UK)  »

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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The kiss that Ellen and Dave share onscreen at the end of the film was actress Manjeeven Grewal's real life first kiss. See more »

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When the girls are playing netball, when Jas and Georgia are arguing, for a brief moment Georgia is shouting at an extra. See more »

Quotes

Georgia Nicolson: I'm not boylingual yet.
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Angus, Thongs and a Barrel of Laughs
9 November 2008 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I, just like many of the other people who have written comments, had read the Georgia Nicolson books from my early teens. When i heard of the film, i admit i was very excited. But i was worried that with the case with most book to films that it would be mutilated. Once IMDb has updated their information and said Gurinder Chadha was directing, it filled me with a little bit more hope. She had done some good films in the past, and i was hoping she wouldn't let us down.

When i went to the cinema, i actually laughed out loud for the majority of the film. it was lovely to see the books brought to life, and so well. Georgia Groome (who played Georgia Nicolson) did an excellent job, i think they did very well on the casting. The only exception to this was Dave the laugh, he wasn't what i imagined, but he was good enough.

Overall i thought this film was really good, and Chadha did well on behalf of Louise Rennison!


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