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I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  10 July 2009 (USA)
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A nerdy valedictorian proclaims his love for the hottest and most popular girl in school - Beth Cooper - during his graduation speech. Much to his surprise, Beth shows up at his door that very night and decides to show him the best night of his life.

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When Dennis Cooverman gives the commencement speech at his graduation, his friend tells him to let it all out. So he proclaims his love for Beth Cooper the head cheerleader, and reveals things about everyone in the graduating class as well as some other people. Later Beth confronts him and he invites her to a graduation party at his house. And to his surprise she and two of her friends show up. But also some of the people he offended with his speech. And one of them is Beth's boyfriend who she just broke up with. So they all get in Beth's car and drive away. And what follows is wild adventure. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Five Little Words Can Change Your Life See more »

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Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, language, some teen drinking and drug references, and brief violence | See all certifications »

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10 July 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Aishi no Besu Kûpâ  »

Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$4,919,433 (USA) (10 July 2009)

Gross:

$14,793,904 (USA) (25 September 2009)
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Trivia

Buffalo Glenn High School and Harpers Community College are named for writer Larry Doyle's hometown's institutions: Buffalo Grove High School and Harper College. See more »

Goofs

When Beth is offended and says her "brother is retarded", she is clearly not saying "brother". See more »

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[first lines]
Rich Munsch: You will never see her again. Nunca!
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High school photos of the principal cast and crew are shown with their names in the end credits. See more »

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References Friday the 13th (1980) See more »

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Too Much, Too Young, Too Fast
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Performed by Airbourne
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Flawed but Harmless Fun
29 October 2013 | by (English Montreal, Canada) – See all my reviews

If you're planning on watching some really top grade comedy films this is not your movie. But if a friend of yours harmlessly asks "wanna watch "I Love You, Beth Cooper"" don't say no.

Its problem is that It's a fun movie that just seems like it could have so much better. The film's script, heavily based on the critically acclaimed novel, noticeably benefits from its smart humour. Unfortunately, the humour doesn't play out that way the whole time because of some bad line delivery. This is probably the director's fault. The material in the script seems like the kind of material that could have benefited a lot from good execution and its just a shame. It was the kind of humour that could have been quoted from a cult following for ages to come. Ala Wayne's world and mike Myers.

The bad line delivery is also a fault of the cast, that sometimes works and sometimes doesn't, notably the girls.

What it comes down to, is the film is a cheesy PG-13 teen comedy that works, just not to its full potential. There are a lot better movies out there, but I still enjoyed the movie.

It gets a seven out of ten.


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