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Sierra Burgess Is a Loser (2018)

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A case of mistaken identity results in unexpected romance when the most popular girl in high school and the biggest loser must come together to win over their crushes.

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Ian Samuels

Writer:

Lindsey Beer
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Shannon Purser ... Sierra
Kristine Froseth ... Veronica
RJ Cyler ... Dan
Noah Centineo ... Jamey
Loretta Devine ... Ms. Thomson
Giorgia Whigham ... Chrissy
Alice Lee ... Mackenzie
Lea Thompson ... Jules Osborn-Burgess
Alan Ruck ... Stephen Burgess
Mary Pat Gleason ... Counselor Stevens
Chrissy Metz ... Trish
Elizabeth Tovey ... Brody
Mariam Tovey Mariam Tovey ... Scooter
Matt Malloy ... Biology Teacher
Will Peltz ... Spence
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A case of mistaken identity results in unexpected romance when the most popular girl in high school and the biggest loser must come together to win over their crushes.

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Just be you.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual references, language, teen partying and thematic material | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Sierra's parents are played by actors who famously starred in 80s films also about teenage misfits; Lea Thompson in Back to the Future (1985) and Alan Ruck in Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986). See more »

Goofs

At the party, Spencer startles Veronica outside. She exclaims, "Jesus!". There is no character named Jesus in the movie. Noah Centineo, who plays Jamey, portrays Jesus Adams Foster in The Fosters (2013), so she could have slipped up his characters, even though it was Spencer anyway. See more »

Quotes

Mackenzie: [to Sierra] Maybe yours can be about your trans experience. Super topical.
Ms. Thomson: And you can write about your horrible personality.
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Written by Leland, Jordan Palmer, Jungle George and Allie X
Performed by Leland (as Leland)
Courtesy of Leland Music
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Sometimes good things happen to terrible people
20 September 2018 | by maxbrt-155-905276See all my reviews

That is the real message of this movie. Absolutely terrible storyline, they want you to feel for the protagonist but in reality she's a terrible person.. seriously how is this trying to be spun in a positive light?


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sierra Burgess Is a Loser See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Black Label Media See more »
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Color

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1.85 : 1
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