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Love, Simon (2018)

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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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Greg Berlanti

Writers:

Elizabeth Berger (screenplay by), Isaac Aptaker (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nick Robinson ... Simon
Jennifer Garner ... Emily
Josh Duhamel ... Jack
Katherine Langford ... Leah
Alexandra Shipp ... Abby
Logan Miller ... Martin
Keiynan Lonsdale ... Bram
Jorge Lendeborg Jr. ... Nick
Talitha Eliana Bateman ... Nora (as Talitha Bateman)
Tony Hale ... Mr. Worth
Natasha Rothwell ... Ms. Albright
Miles Heizer ... Cal
Joey Pollari ... Lyle
Clark Moore ... Ethan
Drew Starkey ... 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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Experience a love story that must come out. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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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:

$66,228,699, 14 August 2018
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

-Love, Simon premiered at the Mardi Gras Film Festival on February 27, 2018. See more »

Goofs

"Blue"'s e-mail address changes throughout the film. In some scenes, it's "Blugreen118" and in others, "Bluegreen118". See more »

Quotes

Leah: Tell me about this guy you love.
Simon: You sure?
Leah: Yeah. It'll help me kill off hetero Simon in my mind.
Simon: You don't have to kill him off.
Leah: He's dead, Si. Hacking him up with a mental machete as we speak.
Simon: All right, fair enough.
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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 »

Alternate Versions

The home video release features two deleted scenes: In the first, Abby talks to Simon about her interest in Nick, but Simon concocts a story about Nick having cheated on his previous girlfriend. In the second, Nick takes Simon to a gay bar to help him come to terms with his identity where the two are eventually kicked out for being underage. When Simon returns home he's confronted by his parents for disappearing for so long. See more »

Connections

References Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Never Fall in Love
Written by Jack Antonoff and (as Karen Marie Orsted)
Performed by Jack Antonoff &
Produced by Jack Antonoff
Courtesy of RCA Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Entertainment
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I didn't want to go.
16 March 2018 | by db53tg66See 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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