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Booksmart (2019)

R | | Comedy | 24 May 2019 (USA)
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On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to cram four years of fun into one night.

Director:

Olivia Wilde
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kaitlyn Dever ... Amy
Beanie Feldstein ... Molly
Jessica Williams ... Miss Fine
Jason Sudeikis ... Principal Brown
Lisa Kudrow ... Charmaine
Will Forte ... Doug
Victoria Ruesga ... Ryan
Mason Gooding ... Nick
Skyler Gisondo ... Jared
Diana Silvers ... Hope
Molly Gordon ... Triple A
Billie Lourd ... Gigi
Eduardo Franco ... Theo
Nico Hiraga Nico Hiraga ... Tanner
Austin Crute ... Alan
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Storyline

On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to cram four years of fun into one night.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Getting Straight A's. Giving Zero F's.

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content and language throughout, drug use and drinking - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Mandarin | Spanish

Release Date:

24 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Booksmart See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,933,620, 26 May 2019

Gross USA:

$22,680,962

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$24,625,299
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Beanie Feldstein initially read the script for another role that was eventually written out. When Olivia Wilde was brought on to direct, she wanted Beanie for the lead role of Molly. See more »

Goofs

When Molly is in the bathroom with Theo and Triple A Theo's drawing on the wall changes between shots. See more »

Quotes

Molly: Gigi, where the fuck you going to school next year?
Gigi: Don't judge me. It was my fifth choice: Harvard.
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Crazy Credits

At the beginning of the end credits, the main actors are seen getting hit in the face with water balloons in slow motion. See more »


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Holy Calamity (Bear Witness II)
Written by DJ Shadow (as Josh Davis), Prince Paul (as Paul Huston), Daniel Nakamura, Conrad O. Johnson Sr. (as Conrad O. Johnson), and Gary Rector
Performed by Handsome Boy Modeling School feat. DJ Quest and DJ Shadow
Courtesy of Tommy Boy Music LLC
Contains sample of "Kashmere"
Performed by Kashmere Stage Band
Courtesy of Now-Again Records LLC, the Estate of Conrad O. Johnson
Contains sample of "The Dump"
Performed by Soul Vibrations
Courtesy of Now-Again Records LLC
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Forgettable high school party movie.
4 June 2019 | by Randomizer2600See all my reviews

Ignore the people who hated or loved this movie, they have are just playing out an agenda. My friend picked this movie when we got to the movie theater, I had no idea what it was about and had not heard the Olivia Wilde social media exchanges. Beanie and Dever were fine, but nobody else in the movie acted in any way like an actual high school kid. The madcap adventures were disconnected, implausible and frantic. The dialogue was fine, but none of it sticks with you. The movie was ok. Not terrible, not great.


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