I Love You, Beth Cooper parents guide

I Love You, Beth Cooper

Overall D+

Denis Cooverman (Paul Rust) has been harboring a secret crush on Beth Cooper (Hayden Panettiere). But when the nerdy guy decides to go public with his feelings for the popular girl by announcing his love during his valedictorian speech at their high school graduation ceremony, he is completely surprised by her almost positive reaction.

Release date July 10, 2009

Violence B-
Sexual Content C-
Profanity D+
Substance Use D+

Why is I Love You, Beth Cooper rated PG-13? The MPAA rated I Love You, Beth Cooper PG-13 for crude and sexual content, language, some teen drinking and drug references, and brief violence.

Run Time: 100 minutes

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Why is I Love You, Beth Cooper rated PG-13? I Love You, Beth Cooper is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for crude and sexual content, language, some teen drinking and drug references, and brief violence.

This film depicts teens drinking and driving, and consuming alcohol at a house party. One character uses a mug fashioned to look like a bare female chest. Young adults are also portrayed as being high on illegal drugs. There is some discussion about date rape drug use as well. A character threatens, chokes and punches a teen. He also destroys personal and public property. A boy is pushed from the roof of a house and later hit by a car. Characters are whipped in the groin and face with wet towels. One young adult falls down a flight of stairs. Characters are hit with objects. Teens drive recklessly. Sexual innuendo, portrayals and discussions include crude comments about body parts, sexual activities, alternative lifestyles and partial female nudity. A married couple makes out in a car and uses a vibrating phone for stimulation. A father encourages his son to have sex and provides contraceptive devices. A girl blows up a condom like a balloon. A male teacher makes advances on a female teen. A girl offers to kiss an employee if he will sell liquor to underage drinkers. (The kiss takes place off screen.) A teen engages in sexual activity with two females (no on-screen actions are seen). A character steps in cow manure. Another character sticks female hygiene products up his nose. Frequent profanities, terms of Deity and one use of an extreme sexual expletive are also used.

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I Love You, Beth Cooper
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse and Sexual Language. Violence.
Alberta 14A Crude Sexual Content, Language May Offend.
Manitoba 14A Not Recommended For Children.
Ontario 14A Sexual Content.
Quebec 13+
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video 14A

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News About "I Love You, Beth Cooper"

Cast and Crew

I Love You, Beth Cooper is directed by and stars Hayden Panettiere, Paul Rust, Chris Columbus.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of I Love You, Beth Cooper movie is November 3, 2009. Here are some details…

Release Date: 3 November 2009

I Love You, Beth Cooper comes to Blu-ray and DVD with the following bonus materials:

- Alternate Ending

- Deleted Scenes: The Graduate, College Worthy Handyman, Beth Digs for Buried Treasure and Remembers a Cooverman Moment.

-Featurettes: I Love You, Larry Doyle, We Are All Different But That’s A Good Thing (behind the scenes with the cast) and Peanut Butter Toast (improvised song by Paul Rust).

- FOX Movie Channel Presents: In Character with Hayden Panettiere and In Character with Paul Rust.

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