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Love, Simon (2018)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 16 March 2018 (USA)
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Simon Spier keeps a huge secret from his family, his friends and all of his classmates: he's gay. When that secret is threatened, Simon must face everyone and come to terms with his identity.

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Greg Berlanti

Writers:

Becky Albertalli (novel), Elizabeth Berger (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nick Robinson ... Simon
Jennifer Garner ... Emily
Josh Duhamel ... Jack
Katherine Langford ... Leah
Alexandra Shipp ... Abby
Logan Miller ... Martin
Keiynan Lonsdale ... Bram
Jorge Lendeborg Jr. ... Nick
Talitha Eliana Bateman ... Nora (as Talitha Bateman)
Tony Hale ... Mr. Worth
Natasha Rothwell ... Ms. Albright
Miles Heizer ... Cal
Joey Pollari ... Lyle
Clark Moore ... Ethan
Drew Starkey ... Garrett
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Storyline

A young coming-of-age tale about a teenage boy, Simon Spier, goes through a different kind of Romeo and Juliet story. Simon has a love connection with a boy, Blue, by email, but the only problem is that Simon has no idea who he's talking to. Simon must discover who that boy is--who Blue is. Along the way, he tries to find himself as well. Written by Paul

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Everyone deserves a great love story. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for thematic elements, sexual references, language and teen partying | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | German | French

Release Date:

16 March 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda See more »

Filming Locations:

Atlanta, Georgia, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,756,244, 18 March 2018

Gross USA:

$40,826,341

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$66,316,289
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Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

One of the stickers on Simon's bedroom wall is a picture of a banana. This is the cover art to the first The Velvet Underground album, created by Andy Warhol (who was also that band's manager and producer when that album came out in 1967). Warhol was gay, making this an appropriate sticker for Simon's room. See more »

Goofs

"Blue"'s e-mail address changes throughout the film. In some scenes, it's "Blugreen118" and in others, "Bluegreen118". See more »

Quotes

Leah: Tell me about this guy you love.
Simon: You sure?
Leah: Yeah. It'll help me kill off hetero Simon in my mind.
Simon: You don't have to kill him off.
Leah: He's dead, Si. Hacking him up with a mental machete as we speak.
Simon: All right, fair enough.
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the closing credits, on the right side of the screen, it reads "#gtfo". This is an internet initialism for "get the fuck out." It is, in effect, telling audience members to leave the theater. See more »

Alternate Versions

For the theatrical release in India, while the censor board themselves outright deny this; a majority of cinemas around the country pulled the film from cinemas after reports broke that the CBFC (Central Board of Film Certification) had banned the film. This was completely denied by the board who in fact revealed that the film had in fact been passed with an 'A' rating (for adults aged 18+ only) with two censorship cuts. What was cut from the film has not as of yet been revealed.The See more »

Connections

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Soundtracks

Waterloo Sunset
Written by Ray Davies (as Raymond Douglas Davies)
Performed by The Kinks
Courtesy of Sanctuary Records Group Ltd. and ABKCO Music & Records, Inc.
By arrangement with BMG Rights Management (US) LLC
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"You get to exhale now, Simon"
1 June 2018 | by Tomas_buffaySee all my reviews

I finally watched this and it was perfect, this is beautiful, and very necessary! My favorite scene was by far Jennifer Garner's speech, that if you watched the movie, you probably know what i'm talking about. There's probably just a few little things I didn't like, especially some of the classic topics and stereotypes that this genre of film usually has, but still, it's amazing.

We need more films like this. Fun, heartwarming, and just fantastic all around!!

Also, a reminder if this wasn't enough: Be yourself. Be happy. You deserve it.


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