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Easy A (2010)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  17 September 2010 (USA)
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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

17 September 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Easy Girl  »

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Box Office


$8,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


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

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Did You Know?


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 »


On Saturday morning when Olive is polishing her toes, the card is already open under her leg and not playing music. In the next shot she is seen opening it and the music coming on. See more »


[first lines]
Olive Penderghast: The rumors of my promiscuity have been greatly exaggerated.
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits peripherally appear in the background, juxtaposed with the characters. See more »


Features Say Anything... (1989) See more »


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Written by Robert Schwartzman
Performed by Rooney
Courtesy of California Dreaming Records
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Modern day Scarlett Letter as gossip gets out of hand at Ojai High School.
2 June 2010 | by (San Diego, CA) – See all my reviews

June 2 2010 - saw advanced preview of "Easy A" tonight. Emma Stone plays sarcasm great in this one, and supporting cast works well with her. Emma also narrates heavily throughout, and though not rolling on the floor funny, this has the feel of a John Hughes film (even makes reference to him in a longing way). Thomas Haden Church is funny as the only teacher we really meet, and Stanley Tucci and Patricia Clarkson are well cast as the understanding and 60's hippy mentality parents. The crowd I saw it with laughed frequently, and there are a lot of "I've been there" or "I've seen that" moments that you can relate to from your own high school. The writing is a little bit above the age - that is to say, you'd be surprised to hear the advanced dialog coming from today's teenagers, but this movie worked for me and those with me. Makes for a fun night at the movies. Scheduled for release Sept 17 2010.

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