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The Kissing Booth (2018)

TV-14 | | Comedy, Romance | 11 May 2018 (USA)
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A high school student is forced to confront her secret crush at a kissing booth.

Director:

Vince Marcello

Writers:

Vince Marcello (screenplay), Beth Reekles (novel)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Megan du Plessis Megan du Plessis ... Shelly 'Elle' Evans (Age 4)
Lincoln Pearson Lincoln Pearson ... Lee Flynn (Age 4)
Caitlyn de Abrue Caitlyn de Abrue ... Shelly 'Elle' Evans (Age 7)
Jack Fokkens Jack Fokkens ... Lee Flynn (Age 7)
Stephen Jennings Stephen Jennings ... Mike Evans
Chloe Williams Chloe Williams ... Joni Evans
Michael Miccoli Michael Miccoli ... Noah Flynn (Age 9)
Juliet Blacher Juliet Blacher ... Shelly 'Elle' Evans (Age 11)
Jesse Rowan-Goldberg Jesse Rowan-Goldberg ... Lee Flynn (Age 11)
Chase Dallas ... Noah Flynn (Age 13)
Joey King ... Shelly 'Elle' Evans
Joel Courtney ... Lee Flynn
Jacob Elordi ... Noah Flynn
Carson White ... Brad Evans
Hilton Pelser ... Barry
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When Elle Evans (Joey King), a pretty, late-bloomer who's never-been-kissed, decides to run a kissing booth at her high school's Spring Carnival, she unexpectedly finds herself locking lips with her secret crush- the ultimate bad boy, Noah Flynn (Jacob Elordi). Sparks fly, but there's one little problem: Noah just happens to be the brother of her best friend, Lee, (Joel Courtney) and is absolutely off limits according to the rules of their friendship pact. Elle's life is turned upside down when she realizes that she must ultimately make a choice: follow the rules or follow her heart. Based on Beth Reekle's self-published coming-of-age novel that became an international sensation, THE KISSING BOOTH is a Netflix Film, written and directed by Vince Marcello. Written by YourBiggestFan

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She can tell her best friend anything. Except this one thing.

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Comedy | Romance

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Trivia

During the detention scene the students in the background are all dressed like the cast of The Breakfast Club (Ally Sheedy, Molly Ringwald, Emilo Estevez, Anthony Michael Hall and Judd Nelson). See more »

Goofs

Elle's scar changes cheeks. When she was first injured it was on her left cheek. At the prom the scar is on her right cheek. See more »

Quotes

Shelly 'Elle' Evans: Dude touched my lady bum!
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Written by Rostam Batmanglij and Ezra Koenig
Performed by Vampire Weekend
Courtesy of XL Recordings Limited
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Good Message For Young Girls
28 January 2019 | by jillyouldySee all my reviews

SPOILER: Yes, at first glance the movie is just cute and light only. Elle and Noah are a classic girl and best friend's older brother couple, not unusual and not too sappy. But here's the real triumph: Noah is an alpha male and has a lot of love in him - before they're even official. He adores her and expects her to be protected by him. We already know he cares when he tells her not to go to parties, takes ownership and gets into fights over her. So romantic! There is one scene in particular where he fights someone over Elle's honor and then he is visibly upset. This is a good relationship for young girls and good to feel wanted and loved. How many men care enough like he does? We should carefully consider how our current media affects young minds in the formative stages where every film has too-cool-to-be-in-love-kids. Not here. I want more kisses!! number two please.


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Language:

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Release Date:

11 May 2018 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Cape Town, South Africa See more »

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