Turn Me On, Dammit!
Turn Me On, Dammit! (2012)

15-year-old Alma (Helene Bergsholm) is consumed by her out-of-control hormones and fantasies that range from sweetly romantic images of Artur, the boyfriend she yearns for, to down-and-dirty daydreams about practically everybody she lays… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: October 16, 2012
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Critic Score: 93% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Calvin Wilson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

True, the film deals with sex. But at heart, it's really about romance.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

"Turn Me On, Dammit!" is a rarity: a comedy about a teenage girl's budding sexuality, treated with wit and kindness.

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Ashley Norris
HeyUGuys

Still, Jacobsen has created a lightly enjoyable quirky, witty comedy which isn't equivocal. It breezes by because of its charming affable script.

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

The movie treats a girl's burgeoning sexuality as neither epic nor problematic, or mutually exclusive of feelings of love, but rather simply, refreshingly, as one part of maturing.

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

A wry if saucily subversive charmer, based on a novel by Olaug Nilssen.

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Erick Weber
NECN

Director Jannicke Systad Jacobsen competently captures the awkwardness we all felt as teens and it's made that much more impressive considering the majority of her cast had never set foot in front of a camera before.

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Amy Biancolli
San Francisco Chronicle

Teenage boys aren't alone in exploring their confused and unruly libidos. Girls go there, too. And when they do, it's no small thing.

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Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald

For a genre dominated by American movies in which girls are usually prizes or objects of lust, Turn Me On, Dammit! practically feels revolutionary.

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Sean Means
Salt Lake Tribune

With a cast mainly of first-time movie actors, led by the endearing gamine Bergsholm, Jacobsen covers the familiar coming-of-age material from a fresh, engaging perspective.

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Flixster Audience Score: 70% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Loved it. Just something about it is sweet, more than you would think from the subject matter. If it was american, would be as crude as all hell, but it just… More
The Movie Waffler
On paper this sounded like a Norwegian "Welcome To The Dollhouse" but it's much more aimed at a teen audience. Norwegian teens seem a lot more… More
Veronique Kwak
cute film, puts a smile on my face XD
Walter M.
"Turn Me on, Dammit!" starts with 15-year old Alma(Helene Bergsholm) masturbating furiously to a telephone sex line. Luckily, she is able to compose… More