Booksmart – R



Theatrical release poster
Directed by
Olivia Wilde
Produced by
Megan Ellison
Chelsea Barnard
David Distenfield
Jessica Elbaum
Katie Silberman
Written by
Emily Halpern
Sarah Haskins
Susanna Fogel
Katie Silberman
Kaitlyn Dever
Beanie Feldstein
Jessica Williams
Lisa Kudrow
Will Forte
Jason Sudeikis
Music by
Dan the Automator
Jason McCormick
Edited by
Brent White
Jamie Gross
Annapurna Pictures
Gloria Sanchez Productions
Distributed by
United Artists Releasing
Release date
March 10, 2019 (SXSW)
May 24, 2019 (United States)
Running time
105 minutes[1]
United States
$6 million[2]
Box office
$22.2 million[3]
Booksmart is a 2019 American coming-of-age comedy film directed by Olivia Wilde (in her feature directorial debut), from a screenplay by Emily Halpern, Sarah Haskins, Susanna Fogel, and Katie Silberman. It stars Beanie Feldstein and Kaitlyn Dever as two graduating high school girls who set out to finally break the rules and party on their last day of classes; Jessica Williams, Will Forte, Lisa Kudrow, and Jason Sudeikis also star. Will Ferrell and Adam McKay executive produced the film through Gloria Sanchez Productions.
The film had its world premiere at South by Southwest on March 10, 2019 and was theatrically released in the United States on May 24, 2019, by United Artists Releasing, to acclaim from critics.