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LOL (2012)

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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.

Director:

Lisa Azuelos

Writers:

Lisa Azuelos (screenplay), Kamir Aïnouz (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Luc Bilodeau ... Jeremy
Douglas Booth ... Kyle
Vivian Le Borgne Vivian Le Borgne ... Lily's Mother
Bridget Brown ... Lily
Jim Carrane ... Biology Teacher (as Jimmy Carrane)
Woody Carter Woody Carter ... Male Student
Miley Cyrus ... Lola
Felix Dayan Felix Dayan ... French Father
Sam Derence ... Ashley's Father
Nora Dunn ... Emily's Mother
Lina Esco ... Janice
Trevor Fahnstrom ... Ethan
George Finn ... Chad
Rebecca Finnegan ... Therapist
Alix Freihage Alix Freihage ... Young Wife
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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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Taglines:

Rebelde. Divertida. Incomprendida, Popular. Descubre tu mundo. (Rebel. Funny. Misunderstood, Popular. Discover your world.) See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Trivia

Whilst filming LOL, Douglas Booth developed an obsession with carrots as he would chew them when ever he was nervous. See more »

Goofs

In the beginning of the film, Lola says her nickname is Lol and that everyone calls her that, but throughout the course of the film, nobody calls her Lol - only Lola. See more »

Quotes

Kyle: We're just friends but I just want you to know, if I were him I'd never let you go.
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Connections

Remake of LOL (Laughing Out Loud) ® (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Heart on Fire
Written by Scott Thomas
Music performed by Scott Thomas
Vocals performed by Jonathan Clay and Scott Thomas
Produced by Scott Thomas
Mixed by Kerry P. Brown and Kevin Dippold
Scott Thomas appears courtesy of Ringside, Inc.
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Pointless to watch all.
23 July 2012 | by Boba_Fett1138See all my reviews

Now, I wouldn't call this movie necessarily a bad one but it in fact is lacking a purpose and doesn't make a point or has a clear message in it, in any way or form.

Quite frankly, I just can't understand how adults could be involved with this movie. It's a movie about teenagers, so its set in a teenage world, with teenage rules. It's about the sort the sort of the stuff that only seems to be important when you are still at a young age and far from adulthood. Well, I say teenagers but of course all of them are being played by some 20-year old's, which is something pretty obvious and annoying about this movie as well.

And really, this entire movie seems to about a bunch of non-issues. I just don't see what the big 'conflict' is supposed to be in this movie and there is just never any sense of true drama in the movie. This is mostly what makes this movie such a pointless watch. Crazy thing about the movie is that you can watch just and only the first 5 and last 5 minutes of this movie and you won't feel like you missed anything because of the simple reason that you also haven't done so. The characters and situations are still being mostly the same at the end of the movie. Perhaps they could had still made this movie somewhat interesting by making it a coming-of-age movie but all this movie seemed to be concerned about was appealing to young teens, who perhaps will be able to identify with some of the characters and situations in this movie but I just can't even imaging them being all that entertained by this movie. There is just far too little happening for that.

It's also a movie that confuses and does some stupid things. I swear at first I thought that some of the characters were 'bad guys' but as the movie progressed it suddenly became apparent to me that they were part of the friend-group of the movie and you were even supposed to like these characters. And that's also a problem of the movie. Most of the character aren't really being sympathetic enough to ever care for or be interested enough in.

Also an odd thing to see some big name actors in a movie like this. Demi Moore, Thomas Jane, Gina Gershon, Jay Hernandez, all play some quite big parts. Perhaps they were just eager to appear in a Miley Cyrus movie, who is still being a hot young star but isn't exactly known for doing great movies.

Pointless movie, that is pointless to watch.

4/10

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French | Ukrainian

Release Date:

1 March 2012 (Singapore) See more »

Also Known As:

LOL: Laughing Out Loud See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,578,643
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Datasat | SDDS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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