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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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Popularity is nice. Popular girls are not. 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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Chris Columbus, director, asked actress Lauren Storm to gain weight to play Beths cheerleader friend, Treece. See more »

Goofs

When Beth comes out of the grocery store says she "sucked his face for two seconds", she is obviously saying "dick" instead of "face." See more »

Quotes

[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 Risky Business (1983) See more »

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Too Much, Too Young, Too Fast
Written by Joel O'Keeffe & Vick Wright
Performed by Airbourne
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not the worst but lead is problematic
21 November 2014 | by See all my reviews

Valendictorian Dennis Cooverman (Paul Rust) gives the craziest of all graduation speech. First he proclaims "I love you, Beth Cooper". Beth (Hayden Panettiere) is the hot popular cheerleader. That's before his speech makes enemies. He even declares that his best friend Rich Munsch (Jack Carpenter) is gay. He invites her to his graduation party. It's only him and Rich but then surprisingly, Beth shows up with her girlfriends Cammy (Lauren London) and Treece (Lauren Storm).

This movie really struggles with Paul Rust as the lead. He's a geeky looking guy but not nearly adorable enough. He's quirky but not that funny. The character really demands to be played by a faux-geek rather a real nerd like Rust. Hayden Panettiere's character is not somebody on a pedestal. She's a little bit complicated and that's a good thing. The problem is that she's not the lead. Rust is the lead and he can't carry the movie.


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