Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008) - Rotten Tomatoes

Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging (2008)




Critic 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.

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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 throwing the biggest birthday bash ever. While maintaining the perfect social life or getting that nose job she so desperately wants were once her highest priorities in life, the girl who wanted it all gradually discovers that family and friends are more important than any popularity contest.more
Rating: PG-13 (for suggestive content involving young teens, and language)
Genre: Drama, Kids & Family, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Gurinder Chadha, Paul Mayeda Berges, Will McRobb, Chris Viscardi
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 22, 2009
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Georgia Groome
as Georgia Nicolson
Alan Davies
as Bob Nicolson
Karen Taylor
as Connie Nicolson
Kimberley Nixon
as Wet Lindsay
Liam Hess
as Peter
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Critic Reviews for Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging

All Critics (25) | Top Critics (2)

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.

July 25, 2008
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

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.

Full Review… | July 25, 2008
Top Critic

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

Full Review… | February 14, 2010
Cinema Crazed

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

Full Review… | January 11, 2010

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

Full Review… | December 17, 2009
Movie Metropolis

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

Full Review… | September 26, 2008
The Age (Australia)

Audience Reviews for Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging

A signal of the end of days.

Sam Barnett
Sam Barnett

Super Reviewer


Strictly for the burgeoning tweener set, concerned with acne, fashion, and that uniquely Brit expression of lust: snogging. In point of fact, the Brit viewpoint is what gives this film its singular charm.

Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer


Very solid, honest, and frank coming of age film from the director of "Bend It Like Beckham."

Michael S

Super Reviewer

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