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Love, Simon (2018)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 16 March 2018 (USA)
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Simon Spier keeps a huge secret from his family, his friends, and all of his classmates: he's gay. When that secret is threatened, Simon must face everyone and come to terms with his identity.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Simon
... Emily
... Jack
... Leah
... Abby
... Martin
... Bram
... Nick
... Nora (as Talitha Bateman)
... Mr. Worth
... Ms. Albright
... Cal
... Lyle
... Ethan
... Garrett
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Storyline

A young coming-of-age tale about a teenage boy, Simon Spier, goes through a different kind of Romeo and Juliet story. Simon has a love connection with a boy, Blue, by email, but the only problem is that Simon has no idea who he's talking to. Simon must discover who that boy is--who Blue is. Along the way, he tries to find himself as well. Written by Paul

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Dear Moviegoers, Please form a line at concessions. It doesn't have to be straight. Love, Simon See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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

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16 March 2018 (USA)  »

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Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,756,244, 18 March 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$40,826,341

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$65,560,712, 17 July 2018
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Trivia

The words "hour to hour note to note" can be seen written on Simon's wall, which is a nod to the E-mail ("hourtohour.notetonote@gmail.com") Simon used in the book to talk to Blue. It was changed in the film to "frommywindow1@gmail.com." See more »

Goofs

When Simon eats with his family, Simon's phone says that it's 3:20, yet when he goes outside to read Blue's email a moment later in the patio, it's pitch black dark. See more »

Quotes

Simon: [after a fantasy] Yeah, maybe not that gay.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the closing credits, on the right side of the screen, it reads "#gtfo". This is an internet initialism for "get the fuck out." It is, in effect, telling audience members to leave the theater. See more »

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References The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) See more »

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Written by Nini Fabi and Ben Gebert
Performed by Haerts
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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I didn't want to go.
16 March 2018 | by See all my reviews

I was afraid this would be so sticky sweet I'd end up in a sugar coma. I was pleased to be completely wrong. I identified with Simon (even though I finished high school in '84). The fear of losing your family and friends makes the secret you carry that much more of a burden. This movie helps us all find peace in ourselves and teach us to celebrate our unique traits. Put this down as a feel good classic that will endure. I'm happy I went.


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