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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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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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Trivia

The screenplay for this film was featured in the 2008 Blacklist; a list of the "most liked" unmade scripts of the year. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the movie right after Olive picks up the paper off the ground, the clip on her necklace changes position 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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Crazy Credits

After the end credits and the Screen Gems logo we can listen a sort of sound of excitement from Dan Byrd's character, Brandon. See more »

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References Gossip Girl (2007) See more »

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Written by Dan Black and Jack Nitzsche
Performed by Dan Black
Courtesy of Polydor Ltd. (UK)
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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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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