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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:

$24,863,452
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Olivia Wilde said that The Breakfast Club (1985), Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982), Dazed and Confused (1993), and Clueless (1995) were the inspiration for this film. See more »

Goofs

Amy and Molly are surprised when their Lyft driver reveals himself to be their principal, but they would've seen his picture and first name when the app matched them with him. See more »

Quotes

Molly: We haven't done anything. We haven't broken any rules.
Amy: Okay, we've broken a lot of rules. One: We have fake IDs.
Molly: Fake college IDs, so we can get into their 24-hour library.
Amy: Name one person whose life was so much better because they broke a couple of rules.
Molly: Picasso.
Amy: He broke art rules. Name a person who broke a real rule.
Molly: Rosa Parks.
Amy: Name another one.
Molly: Susan B. Anthony.
Amy: God dammit.
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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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Written by Donnie Ray Lewis, Hasben Jones, Harold Lilly (as Harold S. Lilly Jr.), and Tyrone
Performed by Leikeli47
Courtesy of Hardcover/RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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Haven't laughed that hard in a while
19 April 2019 | by aghaymanSee all my reviews

I just came out of a pre-screening of Booksmart at my college, and I have not laughed that hard while watching a movie in a long time. I went in with low expectations and I left with tears still in my eyes. One of the best comedies so far this year in my opinion.


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