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The Kissing Booth (2018)

TV-14 | | Comedy, Romance | 11 May 2018 (USA)
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A high school student is forced to confront her secret crush at a kissing booth.

Director:

Vince Marcello

Writers:

Vince Marcello (screenplay), Beth Reekles (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Megan du Plessis Megan du Plessis ... Shelly 'Elle' Evans (Age 4)
Lincoln Pearson Lincoln Pearson ... Lee Flynn (Age 4)
Caitlyn de Abrue Caitlyn de Abrue ... Shelly 'Elle' Evans (Age 7)
Jack Fokkens Jack Fokkens ... Lee Flynn (Age 7)
Stephen Jennings Stephen Jennings ... Mike Evans
Chloe Williams Chloe Williams ... Joni Evans
Michael Miccoli Michael Miccoli ... Noah Flynn (Age 9)
Juliet Blacher Juliet Blacher ... Shelly 'Elle' Evans (Age 11)
Jesse Rowan-Goldberg Jesse Rowan-Goldberg ... Lee Flynn (Age 11)
Chase Dallas Chase Dallas ... Noah Flynn (Age 13)
Joey King ... Shelly 'Elle' Evans
Joel Courtney ... Lee Flynn
Jacob Elordi ... Noah Flynn
Carson White ... Brad Evans
Hilton Pelser Hilton Pelser ... Barry
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Storyline

When Elle Evans (Joey King), a pretty, late-bloomer who's never-been-kissed, decides to run a kissing booth at her high school's Spring Carnival, she unexpectedly finds herself locking lips with her secret crush- the ultimate bad boy, Noah Flynn (Jacob Elordi). Sparks fly, but there's one little problem: Noah just happens to be the brother of her best friend, Lee, (Joel Courtney) and is absolutely off limits according to the rules of their friendship pact. Elle's life is turned upside down when she realizes that she must ultimately make a choice: follow the rules or follow her heart. Based on Beth Reekle's self-published coming-of-age novel that became an international sensation, THE KISSING BOOTH is a Netflix Film, written and directed by Vince Marcello. Written by YourBiggestFan

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She can tell her best friend anything. Except this one thing.

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Comedy | Romance

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 May 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Kissing Booth See more »

Filming Locations:

Cape Town, South Africa See more »

Company Credits

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Komixx Entertainment See more »
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

During the Prom, a version of Simple Minds song, 'Don't You (Forget About Me)' is played. The song was previously used in John Hughes's 1980s classic, The Breakfast Club (1985), which also starred actress Molly Ringwald (who plays Mrs. Flynn is this film). See more »

Goofs

The movie is supposed to take place in Los Angeles, but when Noah is driving Elle home from the beach, a sign reading 17c is visible, which represents 17 degrees Celsius. Fahrenheit is used in the U.S. See more »

Quotes

Shelly 'Elle' Evans: It's never great to hear your childhood crush say It's super gross in your pants.
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Referenced in Thatcher Joe: Youtuber Confessional with My Roommate (2018) See more »

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You're So Damn Hot
Written by Damian Kulash
Performed by Greg Camp
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13 May 2018 | by BrattsySee all my reviews

The acting was good, for the type of movie it was. The chemistry was great. I liked all of the main characters, but the writers WTF? They blamed the love interest for what the main female character was responsible for? WTF? Did I miss why everyone hated the love interest as well? I mean, sure, maybe they didn't think he was right for her, I get that, but they all seemed to actively DISLIKE him. EVERYONE in the mc's life hated him. I didn't get that at all. I actually came to write I think my third? review on this site after 10 years because I'm so confused.

Is this explained in the book or something? Did he do something other than kiss/sleep with a lot of girls?


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