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Booksmart (2019)

R | | Comedy | 24 May 2019 (USA)
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On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to cram four years of fun into one night.

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Olivia Wilde
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kaitlyn Dever ... Amy
Beanie Feldstein ... Molly
Jessica Williams ... Miss Fine
Jason Sudeikis ... Principal Brown
Lisa Kudrow ... Charmaine
Will Forte ... Doug
Victoria Ruesga ... Ryan
Mason Gooding ... Nick
Skyler Gisondo ... Jared
Diana Silvers ... Hope
Molly Gordon ... Triple A
Billie Lourd ... Gigi
Eduardo Franco ... Theo
Nico Hiraga ... Tanner
Austin Crute ... Alan
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On the eve of their high school graduation, two academic superstars and best friends realize they should have worked less and played more. Determined not to fall short of their peers, the girls try to cram four years of fun into one night.

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Taglines:

Getting Straight A's. Giving Zero F's.

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content and language throughout, drug use and drinking - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

24 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Booksmart See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,933,620, 26 May 2019, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$18,887,419, 13 June 2019
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

In a May 2019 Vanity Fair interview, director Olivia Wilde described Booksmart as "the Training Day of high school movies." See more »

Goofs

When Principal Brown collects Amy and Molly in his car he makes a voice memo on his phone, the noise that is played to signify the start of the recording is the iPhone "siri" (digital personal assistant) alert noise, which would not indicate that the phone was recording (rather waiting for an instruction from the user). In addition to this, Principal Brown does not appear to have an iPhone, this noise would not come from a non-Apple device. See more »

Quotes

Molly: You can make yourself cum using only your mind? That's like the one thing my mind can't do.
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Crazy Credits

At the beginning of the end credits, the main actors are seen getting hit in the face with water balloons in slow motion. See more »

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Featured in The IMDb Show: Take 5 With Kaitlyn Dever (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Can You Tell
Written by Milo Bonacci, Alexandra Lawn, Wesley Miles, John Pike, Mathieu Santos and Rebecca Zeller
Performed by Ra Ra Riot
Courtesy of Barsuk Records
By Arrangement with Bank Robber Music
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Haven't laughed that hard in a while
19 April 2019 | by aghaymanSee all my reviews

I just came out of a pre-screening of Booksmart at my college, and I have not laughed that hard while watching a movie in a long time. I went in with low expectations and I left with tears still in my eyes. One of the best comedies so far this year in my opinion.


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