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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

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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Storyline

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.

Genres:

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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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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Trivia

The character is not to be confused with Australian-based dancer Sharna Burgess or Broadway singer, dancer and actress Sierra Boggess. See more »

Goofs

While Jamey (Noah Centineo) is playing games with his brother, he has the XBox controller on his lap. On that specific controller, the light would be on if the console itself was on. The light is off when it's on his lap. Meaning they cannot be playing video games while the XBox or his controller is off. See more »

Quotes

Jamey: For the record, I think roses are the bitchy super-models of flowers.
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Connections

References Die Hard (1988) See more »

Soundtracks

Sunflower (Sierra Version)
Written by Brett McLaughlin, Bram Inscore, Troye Sivan, Lindsey Beer and Allie X
Performed by Shannon Purser
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Sorry Sierra, I don't buy it!
7 September 2018 | by sidharth-banerjee25See all my reviews

The whole mistaken identity plotline is something as old and retold as my grandfather's story of his father being in World War 1. And yet I would listen to that than watch this movie again. The performances are good, the Sunflower song is hummable and nice but apart from that the story is just unbelievable. The conflict of Seirra being a total arse of a person is resolved as quickly as Usain Bolt runs the 100 metre sprint, though not even remotely as entertaining. Not comparing with the other movies available on Netflix, even standalone this film lacks pace and has hardly any moments that would stay with you. An utterly average affair.


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