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As a new year at school begins, Lola's heart is broken by her boyfriend, though soon she's surprised by her best friend, promising musician Kyle, who reveals his feelings for her.

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Storyline

In a world connected by YouTube, iTunes, and Facebook, Lola and her friends navigate the peer pressures of high school romance and friendship while dodging their sometimes overbearing and confused parents. When Lola's mom, Anne, "accidentally" reads her teenage daughter's racy journal, she realizes just how wide their communication gap has grown. Through hilarious and heartfelt moments between mother and daughter, LOL is a fresh coming-of-age story for modern times. Written by Anonymous

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You can change your status, but not your heart. See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for mature thematic content involving teen sexuality and drug and alcohol use, and for language | See all certifications »

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1 March 2012 (Singapore)  »

Also Known As:

LOL: Laughing Out Loud  »

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$11,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Lisa Azuelos both wrote and directed the first incarnation, LOL (Laughing Out Loud) ® (2008), the French film starring Sophie Marceau, after realizing that movies based on teen life in her home country of France were almost entirely missing. She would often see her daughter go to the theatre to watch either an American teen movie or a horror film. See more »

Goofs

Set in Chicago, but Detroit's RenCen appears outside of Kyle's apartment. See more »

Quotes

Lola: It's so good to love someone so much that it hurts. I don't know how people survive this. Honestly, I don't.
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References Juno (2007) See more »

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Somewhere Only We Know
Written by Tom Chaplin, Richard Hughes (as Richard David Hughes) and Tim Rice-Oxley (as Timothy James Rice-Oxley)
Performed by Keane
Courtesy of Universal-Island Records Ltd.
and Interscope Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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An awful remake of an already awful movie
20 April 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Okay first things first, you should know that this movie is a remake of a crappy French movie of the same name. If that doesn't deter you from watching, then maybe knowing that Miley Cyrus is starring as the lead role does.

I never had high hopes for this movie especially since Lionsgate completely shunned the marketing team and had no effort in making sure that this movie gets some much needed publicity. But aside from that, this movie isn't really targeted for people like me. It seems to focus on its teen demographic, hell the title says it all...LOL.

Now I'm not hating on Miley Cyrus or anything but God that girl really brought down the movie. I thought that she could maybe prove that she can act and switch away from that Hannah Montana crap, but no, she cannot. And having Demi Moore didn't help either. It's like the cast had every intention to make a god-awful movie that only teenage girls would barely like.

Overall, the movie was your average run of the mill, teenage love affair crap. If you're a guy then stay the hell away from this movie, but if you're a girl then...no, you should also stay away from this movie.


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