Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)

Bend It Like Beckham director Gurinder Chadha continues to explore the world of precocious adolescent girls with this tale of a quirky teen whose mind perpetually drifts back to thoughts of growing up, procuring the perfect boyfriend, and… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: July 25, 2008
DVD Release Date: December 22, 2009
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Critic Score: 72% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Based on two of British writer Louise Rennison's popular books, Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging is a pleasant and funny tween comedy, comfortable for UK audiences as well as stateside crowds.

Ray Bennett
Hollywood Reporter

The film lacks the wit and drama that might pitch it beyond the target demographic, though judging from what makes the girls squirm in the film, it might not succeed even there.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A perfectly entertaining chick flick with strong performances and Gurinder Chadha's trademark appeal to female sensibilities...

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Philippa Hawker
The Age (Australia)

A bright, fitfully entertaining adaptation of two of Louise Rennison's popular novels for tween-to-teenage girls.

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Derek Elley

A good-natured bundle of early-teen femme angst pitched squarely at the youngsters who've made Louise Rennison's books a hit both sides of the Pond.

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David Cornelius

It's such a sweet, funny movie, completely honest about hormones and young love.

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David Stratton
The Australian

Even if you're long past the age of the characters in this film, you can enjoy the world of these girls who want, so badly, to become adults.

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Barbara Shulgasser
Common Sense Media

British coming-of-age tale has some sex, cursing.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...aimed at early-teen girls, but it's got enough warmth and charisma to attract a wider audience.

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Jason Di Rosso
MovieTime, ABC Radio National

These are age-old themes, not tackled with particular verve here, but there's a nice moral about girls learning to accept themselves regardless of shape or colour.

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Flixster Audience Score: 71% Flixster User Reviews
Sam Barnett
A signal of the end of days.
Georgia Groome, Aaron Johnson, Eleanor Tomlinson, Georgia Henshaw, Manjeeven Grewal, Sean Bourke, Karen Taylor, Alan Davies, Eva Drew DIRECTED BY: Gurinder… More
Kevin M. Williams
Strictly for the burgeoning tweener set, concerned with acne, fashion, and that uniquely Brit expression of lust: snogging. In point of fact, the Brit… More
Dead Angel
Just a story of some desperate teenagers. Is snogging becomes the main ambition in life? At some point I was totally disturbed. I also saw this in reality.
Michael S
Very solid, honest, and frank coming of age film from the director of "Bend It Like Beckham."
Film Crazy
Not as good as i thought it would be but still worth a watch as it has some gags and is entertaining