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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.
Why Is I Love You, Beth Cooper Rated PG-13?
I Love You, Beth Cooper is rated PG-13 for crude and sexual content, language, some teen drinking and drug references, and brief violence.
Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in I Love You, Beth Cooper...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.
Home Video Viewing Alternatives
Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to I Love You, Beth Cooper.
In Napoleon Dynamite, another high school geek has his heart set on getting a date to prom with a popular cheerleader. A younger Hayden Panettiere plays a role in the movies Remember the Titans and Raising Helen.
Canadian Movie Ratings
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A
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Details on home video releases of I Love You, Beth Cooper...
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 Thats 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.