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I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 10 July 2009 (USA)
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A nerdy valedictorian proclaims his love for the hottest and most popular girl in school - Beth Cooper - during his graduation speech. Much to his surprise, Beth shows up at his door that very night and decides to show him the best night of his life.

Director:

Chris Columbus

Writers:

Larry Doyle (screenplay), Larry Doyle (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hayden Panettiere ... Beth Cooper
Paul Rust ... Denis Cooverman
Jack Carpenter ... Rich Munsch (as Jack T. Carpenter)
Lauren London ... Cammy
Lauren Storm ... Treece
Shawn Roberts ... Kevin
Jared Keeso ... Dustin
Brendan Penny ... Sean
Marie Avgeropoulos ... Valli Wooley
Josh Emerson ... Greg Saloga
Alan Ruck ... Mr. C
Cynthia Stevenson ... Mrs. C
Pat Finn ... Coach Raupp
Andrea Savage ... Dr. Gleason
Violet Columbus ... Sullen Girl (Angelica)
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Storyline

When Dennis Cooverman gives the commencement speech at his graduation, his friend tells him to let it all out. So he proclaims his love for Beth Cooper the head cheerleader, and says things about everyone in the graduating class as well as some other people. Later Beth confronts him and he invites her to a graduation party at his house. And to his surprise she and two of her friends show up. But also some of the people he offended with his speech, who want to tear him apart. And one of them is Beth's boyfriend whom she just broke up with. So they all get in Beth's car and drive away. And what follows is a wild adventure. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Five Little Words Can Change Your Life See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, language, some teen drinking and drug references, and brief violence | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 July 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Aishi no Besu Kûpâ See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$18,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,919,433, 12 July 2009

Gross USA:

$14,800,725

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,821,907
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This is one film both Samm levine and Jack Carpenter have starred in together later on they would star in Sydney White with Amanda Bynes See more »

Goofs

When Greg hugs Denis at Valli's party, the collar on Denis's shirt is popped up when the shot is coming from behind him, then in the next shot it is lying down again. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Rich Munsch: You will never see her again. Nunca!
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Crazy Credits

High school photos of the principal cast and crew are shown with their names in the end credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

The DVD release contains an alternate ending based on that of the book. See more »

Connections

References Casablanca (1942) See more »

Soundtracks

Beth
Written by Stanley Penridge, Robert Ezrin (as Bob Ezrin) and Peter Criss
Performed by KISS
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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User Reviews

 
Surprisingly Bad & Unfunny
11 July 2009 | by prodbabiesSee all my reviews

After seeing a trailer that seemed to have promise I was rather surprised at how much this film lacked any laughs. This fault lies with the directing and editing. The actors seemed to give performances up to that of any other teen comedy, but the timing of the whole movie was off.....and in comedy, timing is everything! The fact that the story has little character set-up and uses every cliché stolen from numerous comedies before it does not help the ill paced scenes.

I managed to leave the theater without requesting my money back, but you know when people in the audience are having full conversations during a film, it is hardly holding anyone's attention.

Pass at the B.O. and only rent it on DVD if you have an unlimited plan and are running out of things to see.


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