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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  »

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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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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 Denis tries to open the beer bottle with his teeth, he spits out a tooth and Beth picks it up with her left hand. However, when she's holding it out for Denis to see, the camera changes and she's holding it with her right hand. The camera changes again, and the tooth is back in her left hand. When she hands the tooth back to Denis, it's in her right hand again. See more »

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[first lines]
Rich Munsch: You will never see her again. Nunca!
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References Scarface (1983) See more »

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Written and Performed by Eleni Mandell
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I didn't love you, but I liked you, "I love you, Beth Cooper"
1 October 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"I Love You, Beth Cooper" opened with an extremely awkward scene, Denis (Paul Rust) confessing his love for Beth Cooper (Hayden Panettiere) during his valedictorian speech at his High School graduation. It was so awkward. I was so uncomfortable and embarrassed for him; it made me cringe. I didn't want to look but I just couldn't look away. The awkwardness was lightened with a few very funny remarks made during the speech. Luckily this was the only awkward humor. I don't think I would be able to handle a whole lot of that.

My favorite character was Rich Munsch played by newcomer Jack Carpenter. He was very funny with his random, homosexual comments then insisting he is not gay. Naturally I loved his movie references throughout the film.

"I Love You, Beth Cooper" was very stupid but so very amusing. There were countless moments when I laughed out loud. There were hilarious moments such as a towel battle scene, a fight scene with Carpenter jumping out a window as means of escape, and a scene involving a terrifying raccoon.

Though it was stupid and funny there were a lot of serious moments. The two main characters played by Rust and Panettiere did a lot of talking with their eyes. They understood personal and profound moments the other was going through. Oddly enough they had a great connection.

Though the acting wasn't fantastic, it wasn't a downfall for the film.

I am absolutely shocked to say this but I thoroughly enjoyed watching "I Love You, Beth Cooper". I would recommend it for a good laugh.


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