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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

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 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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Storyline

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.

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 May 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Kissing Booth See more »

Filming Locations:

Cape Town, South Africa See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Komixx Entertainment See more »
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

During the Prom, a version of Simple Minds song, 'Don't You (Forget About Me)' is played. The song was previously used in John Hughes's 1980s classic, The Breakfast Club (1985), which also starred actress Molly Ringwald (who plays Mrs. Flynn is this film). 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: Is my butt too big? Am I some sort of freak or something?
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Connections

References Braveheart (1995) See more »

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You're So Damn Hot
Written by Damian Kulash
Performed by Greg Camp
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Great Role Models For Teenage Girls
11 May 2019 | by telleliotSee all my reviews

This is not a old people's movie. The adventure is quite innocent. What this is a coming of age movie that has both nostalgia and strong gender roles. One can be beautiful and strong at the same time. One can be a girl at school and in love at the same time. One should not be ashamed of the human body and so on. Good film.


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