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Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging -- With her flamboyantly dressed cat Angus and her girl posse, the Ace Gang by her side, Georgia sets her mad schemes in motion to nab the boyfriend of her dreams and have the best birthday party ever.
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging -- Music Video: Includes clips from the upcoming film Angus Thongs and Perfect Snogging in which 'Ultraviolet' is the main theme song.
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging -- Trailer: Based on the International best-selling series of books by Louise Rennison, the film follows the eccentric and irresistible Georgia Nicolson as she overcomes the trauma of being a teenager and moves up the ‘snogging scale’.
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging -- Georgia goes to the swimming pool and tries to impress Robbie.
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging -- Cast, director and writers talk about the film.


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Writers (WGA):
Gurinder Chadha (screenplay) &
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Release Date:
25 July 2008 (Ireland) See more »
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
3 wins & 1 nomination See more »
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Angus, Thongs, And Perfect Snogging On DVD
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  (in credits order)

Georgia Groome ... Georgia Nicolson

Aaron Taylor-Johnson ... Robbie (as Aaron Johnson)

Karen Taylor ... Connie Nicolson

Alan Davies ... Bob Nicolson

Eleanor Tomlinson ... Jas
Georgia Henshaw ... Rosie Barnes
Manjeeven Grewal ... Ellen

Kimberley Nixon ... Wet Lindsay
Sean Bourke ... Tom

Tommy Bastow ... Dave the Laugh
Liam Hess ... Peter Dyer
Eva Drew ... Libby

Steve Jones ... Jem
Imogen Bain ... Headmistress

Ingrid Oliver ... Miss Stamp
Emma Tierney ... Bummer Twins
Natasha Tierney ... Bummer Twins
Matt Brinkler ... Sven

Heather Wright ... Receptionist

Lizzie Roper ... Becky
Jason Ramsay ... Jem's Boyfriend
James Flannigan ... Band 'Stiff Dylans'
Benny ... Angus the Cat
Charlie Wride ... Band 'Stiff Dylans'

Matt Harris ... Band 'Stiff Dylans'
Jimmy ... Angus the Cat
Thomas Slaytor ... Band 'Stiff Dylans'
Daniel Dove ... D.J. in Nightclub
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Christopher McMullen ... Dave The Laugh Gang Member
Ray Shirley ... Woman with Poodle
Augustina Amoa ... Teacher (uncredited)

Gurinder Chadha ... Woman Shopping at Eastbourne Organic (uncredited)
Grace Meurisse Francis ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Ghazaleh Golpira ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Libby Hayter ... School friend (uncredited)
Tom Howard ... Party Guest (uncredited)
Charli Janeway ... Local Resident (uncredited)
Tamara Notcutt ... Salsa Woman (uncredited)
Chris Wilson ... Local Resident (uncredited)
Ben Wood ... Party Guest (uncredited)

Directed by
Gurinder Chadha 
Writing credits
Gurinder Chadha (screenplay) &
Paul Mayeda Berges (screenplay) and
Will McRobb (screenplay) &
Chris Viscardi (screenplay)

Louise Rennison (books "Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging" and "It's Okay, I'm Wearing Really Big Knickers")

Produced by
Scott Aversano .... executive producer
Gurinder Chadha .... producer
Michelle Fox .... co-producer
Lynda Obst .... producer
Original Music by
Joby Talbot 
Cinematography by
Dick Pope 
Film Editing by
Justin Krish 
Casting by
Shaheen Baig 
Carrie Hilton 
Production Design by
Nick Ellis 
Art Direction by
David Morison 
Mark Scruton (supervising art director)
Set Decoration by
Liz Griffiths 
Costume Design by
Jill Taylor 
Makeup Department
Jo Jenkins .... daily makeup artist
Eileen Kastner-Delago .... hair designer
Eileen Kastner-Delago .... makeup designer
Kelly Marazzi .... key makeup artist
Donald McInnes .... key hair stylist
Donald McInnes .... makeup artist
Heather Pitchford .... daily makeup artist
Heather Pitchford .... makeup trainee
Rupert Simon .... additional hairdresser
Jeanette Redmond .... hair stylist (uncredited)
Production Management
David Bell .... unit manager
Nigel Marchant .... unit production manager
Emily Stillman .... production manager
Emma Zee .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Hannah Andrews .... floor assistant director
Guy Heeley .... first assistant director
Zoe Liang .... additional third assistant director
Peter Lydon .... second unit director
Charlie Reed .... third assistant director
Anthony Wilcox .... second assistant director
Art Department
Giles Asbury .... storyboard artist
Will Ayres .... stand-by props
Louise Begbie .... art department assistant
Mat Bergel .... stand-by prop
Tristan Carlisle-Kitz .... additional dressing props
Phil Clarke .... production buyer
Gary Dempsey .... painter
Gordon Fitzgerald .... propmaster
Matthew Foster .... dressing prop
Fiona Gavin .... stand-by art director
Antonia Gibbs .... production buyer
Fraser Gillespie .... graphic designer
Mark Hedges .... storeman
Scott Keery .... dressing prop
Nigel Kirk .... hod painter
Dinos Laftsidis .... assistant art director
Dougie Lankston .... props daily
Jono Moles .... construction manager
Lucy Moles .... construction buyer
John Moolenschot .... carpenter
Eddie Murphy .... carpenter
Barnaby Papworth .... construction coordinator
Lucy Spofforth .... assistant buyer
Keith Stevenson .... props
Paul 'Welcie' Wellstead .... hod rigger
Sound Department
Hugo Adams .... foley editor
Niv Adiri .... sound effects editor
Tom Barrow .... sound mixer: second unit
Nigel Bennett .... sound re-recording mixer
Rachel Carberry .... assistant adr recordist
Ben Collinson .... sound assist
Gillian Dodders .... dialogue editor
Nick Foley .... adr mixer
Tim Fraser .... sound mixer
Glenn Freemantle .... supervising sound editor
Nina Hartstone .... supervising dialogue editor
Lee Herrick .... dialogue supervisor
Robert Ireland .... sound effects editor
Hugo Jeffreys .... adr recordist
Cecilia Lanzi .... replacement sound assistant
Brendan Nicholson .... sound re-recording mixer
John Rodda .... sound mixer
Adam Scrivener .... sound mix technician
Richard Stockdale .... Dolby Sound Consultant
William Towers .... boom operator
Mark Wyllie .... recording & mixing engineer
Special Effects by
Dean Ford .... special effects technician
Visual Effects by
Tom Debenham .... visual effects supervisor: One of Us
Paul Doogan .... film record supervisor
Chaya Feiner .... visual effects coordinator: One of Us
Ian Fellows .... digital compositor
Kimberly Nelson LoCascio .... visual effects executive (as Kimberly K. Nelson)
Dominic Parker .... visual effects supervisor: One of Us
Steve Tizzard .... digital compositor
Rowley Irlam .... stunt coordinator
Gemma Powley .... stunt double: Georgia
William Willoughby .... stunt double
Camera and Electrical Department
Lucy Bristow .... camera operator
Pearce Crowley .... assistant camera
Peter Davies .... electrician
John Evans .... second assistant camera
Darren Flindall .... rigger
Ross Grainger .... electrician
Brian Greenway .... clapper loader: "a" camera
Robert Hamilton .... video operator
Sacha Jones .... second assistant camera: second unit
Steve Kitchen .... rigging gaffer
Rupert Power .... Steadicam operator
Gordon Segrove .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Iain Struthers .... focus puller: "a" camera and Steadicam
Pat Sweeney .... gaffer
Simon Thorpe .... grip
Casting Department
Naomi Jalil .... casting assistant
Victor Jenkins .... casting associate
Tamara Notcutt .... casting associate
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Liza Bracey .... assistant costume designer
Claire Jennings .... crowd costume assistant
Charlie Knight .... costume daily
Eleanor Landgrebe .... costume trainee
Barbara Sweryda .... costume buyer
Aaron Timperley .... costume assistant
Nat Turner .... costume assistant
Sue Wain .... costume supervisor
Emily-Rose Yiaxis .... costume buyer dailies
Suzanne Barnes .... additional costume buyer (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Greg Barrett .... senior digital intermediate producer
John Claude .... digital intermediate colorist
Rebecca Lloyd .... assistant editor
Steve Mercer .... first assistant editor
Paul Shore .... on-line editor
Matthew Tucker .... first assistant editor
Location Management
Simon Burgess .... location manager
Russell Turner .... assistant location manager
Jason Wheeler .... location manager
Music Department
Richard Chester .... assistant composer
Chris Clad .... violin
Michael Connell .... music editor
Karen Elliott .... music supervisor
Ben Foster .... orchestrator
Dave Foster .... music preparation
Isobel Griffiths .... orchestra contractor
Phil Knights .... music preparation
Catherine Manners .... music score coordinator
Ian Neil .... music supervisor
Mark Wyllie .... recording & mixing engineer
Transportation Department
Gary Birmingham .... transport manager
Martin Birmingham .... transportation
Alan Emanuel .... driver: cast
Tony Power .... driver: construction department
Bohdan Stoklasa .... facilities driver
Other crew
Carolyn Allen .... lead tutor
Celia Bannerman .... acting coach: pre-production
Jason Benoit .... assistant to Scott Averano
Karen Birtchnell .... assistant accountant
Martin Blankemeyer .... script editor
Ian Buckley .... tutor
Julie Burnham .... unit nurse
Oliver Butler .... crowd runner
Osama Chami .... assistant: Gurinder Chadha
Tina Ellis .... first assistant accountant
Daniela Forbes .... stand-in
Mark Greenwood .... production assistant
Paul Hayes .... production assistant
Steve Keane .... security and location assistant
Esther Kelly .... lead animal trainer
Rachel Kennedy .... unit publicist
Adam Kulick .... miscellaneous crew
Jack Murphy .... choreographer
Tony Murphy .... representative: Goldcrest Pictures Limited
David Z. Obadiah .... title sequence producer
Amelia Price .... assistant: Gurinder Chadha
Sam Rook .... utility stand in/runner
Damon Ross .... development executive
Donald Sabourin .... production coordinator
Helen Seery .... production accountant
Natalie Sloan .... script supervisor: second unit
Heather Storr .... script supervisor
Géraldine Sérafini .... assistant production coordinator
David Tanner .... accounts assistant
Jane Thurlow .... tutor

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Rated PG-13 for suggestive content involving young teens, and language
UK:100 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

While the film had no theatrical release in the United States, it was released direct-to-DVD and later premiered on Nick@Nite with a TV-PG rating.See more »
Continuity: In the scene where the Ace Gang "stalks" Robbie, Tom, and Dave the Laugh, you see that there are few people, a person standing, and an old couple right behind then when they do the dance that they made up. When it shows the boys again, and then goes back to the girls, you see that they have moved closer to the boys, but not nearly even that close.See more »
Wet Lindsay:[sees Georgia waving at Robbie] What are you waving at minger?
[she waves at Robbie, and faces off against Georgia]
Wet Lindsay:Listen, short arse, keep away from my man. He's not a cradle-snatcher, and you're not woman enough for him. So BACK OFF!
Georgia Nicolson:I wasn't looking at anybody!
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Movie Connections:
References "The Muppet Show" (1976)See more »
Mad About The BoySee more »


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42 out of 51 people found the following review useful.
Really great adaptation - I hope you enjoy it too., 30 July 2008
Author: metalli-chick from United Kingdom

My daughter and I went to see this film last night with great anticipation as we have read the books. I know that the director is great having seen her previous work and I was looking forward to seeing how she and her co-writer had adapted the books for screen.

First off it is based on the both 'Angus, Thongs and Full Frontal Snogging' and 'it's okay, I'm wearing really big knickers' there have been a few minor changes to make it work on film without Georgia sounding too whiny and to make the story flow better. It was a shame that we didn't get to meet Sven and his awesome flares, but he was there disco dancing in the background and Georgia fans will know him when they see him.

From the moment it started we were engaged, the cinema was packed and during Georgia's initial walk home we were howling with laughter and it just got better. (Did her feet move or did she glide?) The audience was a mixed bunch, a majority of teenage girls, a sprinkling of boys and a few of us "out of the stone age", I don't think that anybody disliked it. It got major reactions from all of the audience each finding humour in different places. There were a few sad ahhh's when there was a sad looking 'Dave the Laugh', some misty eyes during a serious dressing down and laughter at Mum ogling Jem - or was that just me! anyhoo - both my daughter (16) and I (38) would pay to see it again. We highly recommend it but take a tissue with you, if not for the tears of laughter but for those misty eyes that may sneak up on you.

It gives you a warm feeling to be reminded what romance and love is, both from a younger and older point of view. Although I did say to my daughter on the way home that you are not incomplete if you are don't have a partner, but it can be a great feeling when you are ready. But Georgia is written with a boyfriend goal in mind. Look out Sex God Georgia has a plan!

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