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Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 25 July 2008 (UK)
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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Libby
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Miss Stamp
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Storyline

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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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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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) (27 July 2008)
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Trivia

Georgia tells Jas her hair is "Very Keira Knightley". Gurinder Chadha previously directed Keira Knightley in Bend It Like Beckham (2002) See more »

Goofs

When some of the Ace Gang are sitting behind the bushes, the plastic mat that they are sitting on is visible in the corner. See more »

Quotes

Robbie: I wrote a song about you.
Georgia Nicolson: Really?
Robbie: Yeah. It's called "Bitch in Uniform".
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References The Muppet Show (1976) See more »

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In The Morning
Written by James Skelly
Performed by The Coral
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Let this delightful film touch your heart
30 July 2009 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

This film is about a teenage girl facing problems with all aspects of her life, namely school, home and love.

The title "Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging" made me lost as to what I should expect, but the director is a quality assurance so I watched it. "Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging" is actually a heartwarming, touching and funny comedy about a girl growing up and discovering herself. It seems like a simple tale about a girl coming of age, but it is actually a touching tale about friendship, family and accepting oneself for who you are. The leads are played by unknown actors and actresses, but they are all perfectly natural in their roles. It feels like am really watching a teenage girl's life as a bystander, not a film. I am truly touched by the amazing ending. I enjoyed watching "Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging" a lot. It deserves to be watched by a wider audience. Let it touch your heart.


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