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Easy A (2010)

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A clean-cut high school student relies on the school's rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing.

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After a little white lie about losing her virginity gets out, a clean cut high school girl sees her life paralleling Hester Prynne's in "The Scarlet Letter," which she is currently studying in school - until she decides to use the rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing. Written by Sony Pictures

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Let's not and say we did. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic elements involving teen sexuality, language and some drug material | See all certifications »

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17 September 2010 (USA)  »

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Easy Girl  »

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$8,000,000 (estimated)

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$17,734,040 (USA) (17 September 2010)

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$58,401,464 (USA) (17 December 2010)
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Trivia

Olive's family members are all named after foods: her parents' names are Dill and Rosemary, both herbs; her younger brother's name is Chip, and the one at college is named Kale, and the fact that her name, Olive, is also something edible is the subject of a joke in the movie. See more »

Goofs

During Olive's date with Anson, the waitress sets down their plates and as soon as she places their cutlery on the table the staff can already be heard singing happy birthday but when the shot cuts to them carrying out the cake the waitress is seen in the line right behind Todd. See more »

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[first lines]
Olive Penderghast: The rumors of my promiscuity have been greatly exaggerated.
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The movie begins and ends with the blue sky and Screen Gems logo. See more »

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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #21.68 (2013) See more »

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Move Shake Drop (Remix)
Written by Pitbull (as Armando Christian Perez), Hugo Diaz, Luis Diaz, D.J. Laz, Flo Rida (as Tramar Dillard), JC Casely (as Jean Carlos Casely), and Devin L. Parker
Performed by D.J. Laz (as DJ Laz) featuring JC Casely (as Casely) and Flo Rida
Courtesy of VIP Music/Federal Distribution/Universal Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Excellent Tribute to John Hughes
19 September 2010 | by (Vancouver, Canada) – See all my reviews

Just saw this with my daughter who is 13. She has just recently seen all the John Hughes 80's movies (Sixteen Candles, Breakfast Club, etc.) and said it felt just like one of them. I couldn't agree more - great direction and just a hint of a wacky feel to it. Realistic, fun and interesting *normal* parents that don't take the world too seriously and want to be there for their kid.

The only parts that didn't hold up was a couple of logistical things (like a girl that good looking not having any guys following her around, and having a best friend who is such a ditz). All in all though the plot stuck together, was edgy in a few ways, and thoroughly entertaining. I'd put it on the shelf right next to the John Hughes films, and that is a distinguished place indeed.


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