5.3/10
32,279
84 user 108 critic

I Love You, Beth Cooper (2009)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 10 July 2009 (USA)
Trailer
2:35 | Trailer
A nerdy valedictorian proclaims his love for Beth Cooper--the hottest, most popular girl in school--during his graduation speech. That very night, she shows up at his door offering to show him the best night of his life.

Director:

Chris Columbus

Writers:

Larry Doyle (screenplay), Larry Doyle (novel)
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Fired Up! (2009)
Comedy | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The two most popular guys in high school decide to ditch football camp for cheerleader camp. For the girls and for the glory.

Director: Will Gluck
Stars: Eric Christian Olsen, Nicholas D'Agosto, Sarah Roemer
Miss March (2009)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Eugene believes in no sex before marriage. So DID his girlfriend, Cindi. His BFF loves sex. At Senior Prom, just before sex with Cindi, he falls into a coma. Waking up 4 years later, his Cindi is Miss March in Playboy. Can he get her back?

Directors: Zach Cregger, Trevor Moore
Stars: Zach Cregger, Trevor Moore, Raquel Alessi
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

An average Joe meets the perfect woman, but his lack of confidence and the influence of his friends and family begin to pick away at the relationship.

Director: Jim Field Smith
Stars: Jay Baruchel, Alice Eve, T.J. Miller
Accepted (2006)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.

Director: Steve Pink
Stars: Justin Long, Jonah Hill, Blake Lively
Dirty Deeds (2005)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A high school has a tradition of dirty deeds the night before homecoming (if there's any volunteer) where, to win, the person performs 10 dirty deeds in 12 hours. Will Harper make it?

Director: David Kendall
Stars: Milo Ventimiglia, Lacey Chabert, Charles Durning
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A teenager's dreams come true when a former porn star moves in next door and they fall in love.

Director: Luke Greenfield
Stars: Emile Hirsch, Nicholas Downs, Elisha Cuthbert
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Three ex-girlfriends of a serial cheater set up their former lover to fall for the new girl in town so they can watch him get his heart broken.

Director: Betty Thomas
Stars: Jesse Metcalfe, Ashanti, Arielle Kebbel
College (2008)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

A wild weekend is in store for three high school seniors who visit a local college campus as prospective freshmen.

Director: Deb Hagan
Stars: Drake Bell, Kevin Covais, Andrew Caldwell
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

When a teen tries to set up a band at his school, his mother who was a big fan of Elvis Presley gets in a wreck he and his band members decides to kidnap Elvis and have him hooked up with his mother.

Director: Chris Columbus
Stars: David Keith, Tuesday Weld, Charlie Schlatter
Road Trip: Beer Pong (Video 2009)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Three college roommates join a bus full of gorgeous models and travel the country to compete in a National Beer Pong Championship. With a busload of attractive women who knows how much fun they could have?

Director: Steve Rash
Stars: DJ Qualls, Mary Cobb, Rhoda Griffis
17 Again (2009)
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Mike O'Donnell is ungrateful for how his life turned out. He gets a chance to rewrite his life when he tried to save a janitor near a bridge and jumped after him into a time vortex.

Director: Burr Steers
Stars: Zac Efron, Matthew Perry, Leslie Mann
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

High school student Nick O'Leary, member of the Queercore band The Jerk Offs, meets college-bound Norah Silverberg when she asks him to be her boyfriend for five minutes.

Director: Peter Sollett
Stars: Michael Cera, Kat Dennings, Aaron Yoo
Edit

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 Violet Columbus ... Sullen Girl (Angelica)
Edit

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 head cheerleader Beth Cooper and says things about everyone in the graduating class as well as some other people. Later Beth confronts him and he invites her to his graduation party; to his surprise she and two of her friends actually do show up. But so do some of the people he offended with his speech, wanting to tear him apart; one of them is Beth's boyfriend, who has just dumped him. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Still Love Me? 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:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 July 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

I Love You, Beth Cooper See more »

Edit

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
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby | DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In the afterword to the book this film was based on, author Larry Doyle admitted he initially conceived this story as a movie. When he was unable to generate interest, he published the story as a novel. It subsequently generated enough popularity to spark interest in adapting it for film, and Doyle was invited to write the screenplay. See more »

Goofs

When Denis tries to open the beer bottle with his teeth, he spits out a tooth and Beth picks it up with her left hand. However, when she's holding it out for Denis to see, the camera changes and she's holding it with her right hand. The camera changes again, and the tooth is back in her left hand. When she hands the tooth back to Denis, it's in her right hand again. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Rich Munsch: You will never see her again. Nunca!
See more »

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 Jackass (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

Come Out of the Shade
Written by Ola Kluft, Martin Gustafson, Pehr Astrom and Thomas Hedlund
Performed by The Perishers
Courtesy of Nettwerk Productions
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more »

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.


72 of 110 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 84 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed