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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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A Comedy about a Good Girl, a Small Favor and a Big Rumor. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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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)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$58,401,464 (USA) (17 December 2010)
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As well as "Der Scharlachrote Buchstabe", the foreign movie house Olive visits is screening "¡Vamos Por Las Chicas!". This was the Latin American title for Fired Up! (2009) - the film Will Gluck directed before "Easy A". See more »

Goofs

When Marianne hugs Olive and cries, Olive's head changes from being on the side of her shoulder to being on the top of her shoulder between shots. See more »

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[first lines]
Olive Penderghast: The rumors of my promiscuity have been greatly exaggerated.
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The opening credits peripherally appear in the background, juxtaposed with the characters. See more »

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Features The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939) See more »

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Pocketful of Sunshine
Written by John Shanks, Natasha Bedingfield, and Danielle Brisebois
Performed by Natasha Bedingfield
Sung by Emma Stone (uncredited)
Courtesy of Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Limited and Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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great argument, great cast, great movie
16 February 2014 | by (Fundon) – See all my reviews

I think this is one of the best movies of the decade. Emma Stone is awesome and such a great actress. The story is impressive and super truthful to American's high school current reality. The Story: Olive Penderghast is a normal high school student just trying to "blend in the crowd". At some part, she says she lost her virginity to a boy in community college and everyone starts to call her a "dirty skank". Then, she starts dressing like one and pretending to have sex for money. This girl just wants to find true love but anybody would ask her out. The movie ends in a high note with a precious lesson: don't worry about what the others say about you. Just live your life. Such a great movie. I do really recommend it. :) :)


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