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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 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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Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda  »

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Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

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

Gross USA:

$40,826,341

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$66,139,016, 7 August 2018
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Trivia

Katherine Langford and Miles Heizer previously starred together in the Netflix Original series 13 Reasons Why (2017). 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: Dear students of Creekwood High. As anyone with a half decent data plan already knows, a recent post on this very website declared that I was gay. The delivery left something to be desired, but the message is true. I am... gay. For a long time, I was killing myself to hide that fact. I had all these reasons, it was unfair that only gay people had to come out, I was sick of change, but the truth is, I was just scared. First, I thought it was just a gay thing but then I realised that no matter ...
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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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Soundtracks

Alfie's Song (from Love, Simon)
Written by Jack Antonoff, Ilsey Juber and Harry Styles
Performed by Bleachers
Produced by Jack Antonoff
Courtesy of RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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This movie is more important than you think
15 March 2018 | by See all my reviews

I had to see this movie. It reminded me of...me. I had a lot of great friends in high school. I had girlfriends. But I had one huge ass secret. I was gay. I didn't have the strength to come out in high school, but God did I want to. I graduated in 93' so things are much different now, but still very scary to come out I'm sure. I am out now and my life has been different ever since. Better ever since. I did not lose a single friend when I came out. I gained a new family of friends. I encourage anyone younger, or older, that is not out to do so. BUT, only when you are ready. You'll know when the time is right.

This might just be one of the most important movies of the year. I believe there needs to be more movies like this. Being gay is HARD enough and kids commit suicide far too often dealing with it and other issues. Everyone deserves to love. Everyone deserves to be happy. Please go see this movie! Peace!


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