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Alex Strangelove (2018)

TV-MA | | Comedy, Drama | 8 June 2018 (USA)
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Alex Truelove (Daniel Doheny) is a well-rounded high school senior with a wonderful girlfriend Claire (Madeline Weinstein) and a bright future ahead of him - and with plans to achieve his ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Abela ... Personal Story
... Alex Truelove
Brendan Archer ... Personal Story
... Claire
Joshua Barragan ... Personal Story
... Elliot
... Personal Story
... Dell
Bradley Birkholz ... Personal Story
... Blake
Von Bowen ... Personal Story (as Von Dell Bowen)
... Josh
... Personal Story
... Sophie Hicks
Travis Bryant ... Personal Story
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Alex Truelove (Daniel Doheny) is a well-rounded high school senior with a wonderful girlfriend Claire (Madeline Weinstein) and a bright future ahead of him - and with plans to achieve his last teenage milestone by losing his virginity. But things get complicated when he meets Elliot (Antonio Marziale), a handsome and charming gay kid from the other side of town, who unwittingly sends Alex on a rollercoaster journey of sexual exploration, kicking off a hilarious and moving adventure of love, sex and friendship in our liberated and confusing modern times. Written and directed by Craig Johnson (The Skeleton Twins, Wilson), produced by Ben Stiller, Nicky Weinstock, and Jared Ian Goldman.

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Jesse James Keitel, who portrays the character of Sidney, is also credited as a makeup artist, specifically "Additional Make-up for Sidney," meaning he did most of his own make-up for his multiple appearances on screen, with many different looks. See more »

Quotes

Alex: I'm sorry I was such a shitty boyfriend.
Claire: No. No, you're the best gay boyfriend a girl could have.
[they both laugh]
Alex: That's funny.
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Crazy Credits

Right before the credits, Alex is seen telling people on the internet that he is gay. He is then accompanied by clips of real life people coming out. One of the notable clips is of popular YouTuber Ingrid Nilsen, a beauty guru, whose video garnered over 17 million views. See more »


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Diamond Veins
Performed by French 79
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thought it was gonna suck, ended up crying
9 June 2018 | by See all my reviews

I just wanted to watch another stupid movie to keep myself distracted. I had no idea that this movie would touch me so deeply. It was funny and sad. The name of the movie is stupid which lead to me thinking it would be another useless Netflix movie. But my assumption turned out to be wrong. I'm definitely gonna watch it again. In my opinion it was better than Love, Simon.


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