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Love, Simon also known as “Yo soy Simón,” “Com Amor, Simon,” “Já, Simon,” “Kszi, Simon,” “Minä, Simon,” “Su meile, Saimonas,” “Tuo, Simon,” “Twój Simon,” “Z ljubeznijo, Simon”

MPAA Rating: PG-13-Rating (MPAA) for thematic elements, sexual references, language and teen partying.
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Primary Audience:
• Teens • Young Adults
Teen Gay-Romance Comedy Drama Adaptation
1 hr. 49 min.
Year of Release:
USA Release:
March 16, 2018 (wide—2,401 theaters)
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Relevant Issues
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GAY—What’s wrong with being Gay? Answer
Homosexual behavior versus the Bible: Are people born Gay? Does homosexuality harm anyone? Is it anyone’s business? Are homosexual and heterosexual relationships equally valid?

What about Gays needs to change? Answer
It may not be what you think.

Read stories about those who have struggled with homosexuality

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Featuring: Nick Robinson … Simon Spier
Josh DuhamelJack Spier
Jennifer GarnerEmily Spier
Katherine Langford … Leah Burke
Alexandra Shipp … Abby Suso
Miles Heizer … Cal Price
Talitha Eliana Bateman (Talitha Bateman) … Nora Spier
Keiynan Lonsdale … Bram Greenfeld
Logan Miller … Martin Addison
Tony Hale … Mr. Worth
Joshua Mikel … Ride Operator
Darcy Rose Byrnes … High School Student (voice)
Mackenzie Lintz … Taylor
Alex Sgambati … Claire
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Director: Greg Berlanti
Producer: Twisted Media
Fox 2000 Pictures
New Leaf Literary and Media
Temple Hill Entertainment
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a Gay-themed coming-of-age story

Here’s what the distributor says about their film: “Everyone deserves a great love story. But for 17 year old Simon Spier it’s a little more complicated: he’s yet to tell his family or friends he’s gay and he doesn’t actually know the identity of the anonymous male classmate (a Jewish-Episcopalian) he’s fallen for online. Resolving both issues proves hilarious, terrifying and life-changing.”

Editor’s Note: This film is based on the young adult novel Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli which is very popular with LGBTQIA+ teens. It is a Gay-themed coming-of-age story. She says she is “thrilled by much of the recently released LGBTQIA+ YA… I would love to see even more representation of a variety of LGBTQIA+ experiences: coming out stories, love stories, fantasy and sci fi titles featuring queer main characters, LGBTQIA+ historical titles, contemporary LGBTQIA+ titles aimed at younger teens, and so much more.”

The director of this film is Greg Berlanti, an openly homosexual producer, director and writer who is quickly adding Gay and Lesbian characters to his various television shows—“Riverdale,” “Legends of Tomorrow,” “Arrow,” “The Flash,” “Supergirl,” “Dawson’s Creek,” “Brothers and Sisters,” “Titans,” etc. LGBT activists celebrate him as the “driving creative force behind some of the most compelling and LGBT-inclusive TV programs in history.” He was a member of Hillary Clinton’s national LGBT steering committee.

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Negative—This movie is basically about a 16 year old boy named Simon Spier, who has a very big secret that he hasn’t revealed to his parents, friends, or peers. What is that secret you may ask? The secret is that he is gay. Simon has a romantic relationship with someone online named Blue. From what I’ve read about the plot of the film and the book on which it is based off of is that it is just one really big coming out story.

I haven’t seen this movie nor have I read the book on which this movie is based off of (nor do I intend to). What books and movies like this one try to do is normalize homosexuality, even among kids and teens. I have empathy for those who do struggle with homosexuality, I however do have a problem when they aim this agenda at minors. Last year I stayed away from films like the “Beauty and the Beast” remake and “Power Rangers,” because of this issue, and I wish that more Christians would do the same. We need to put our money where our mouth is. Instead of seeing this movie, we should support other films like: “I Can Only Imagine” (which comes out the same day as this!), “Paul, Apostle of Christ” (opens 3/23) or “God’s Not Dead: A Light In Darkness” (opens 3/30). 3 better films to spend your hard earned money that open within two weeks of this.
—John Johnson, age 22 (USA)
Negative—If you thought “Lady Bird” was a sickening portrayal of sexual immorality and a preview of just how shallow and disgusting the life of an average secular teenager is, wait until you look into THIS movie.

The elements described over at PluggedIn paint this movie quite clearly for those who are wise enough not to spend their money on such rubbish. Pure, raw, despicable wickedness. Not only do the characters practice the evils of adultery and unnatural relations (and a bunch of other stuff that you’d expect from twisted, idiotic, adolescent indivuals who live under the palm of Satan himself), but they orchestrate these things boastfully, and openly mock those who actually have the mental sense (follower of Christ or not) to see the total perversion and immorality of it all.

Not to mention there is this pathetic bit where the annoying main characters whine and discuss the subject of how the homo lifestyle shouldn't be considered the abnormal, and how the normal straight lifestyle is “overrated.” Oh please. It doesn't take a genius to figure out that we weren't designed to have sexual relations with members of our own gender, whether or not if you respect God's commands.

It's sad how movies like this are what are casually placed into our theaters nowadays. Where th producers in Hollywood used to sneakily (but obviously) put the homosexual agenda into their movies, they are now blatantly making movies that legitimately revolve and orbit around the filthy subject as a means of programming our youths into believing that this is normal.

Yet another brainwashing tool to get young people to stray away from the traditional and biblical family setting and into the filthy and disgusting lifestyle of living by what one's disfunctional private parts and sick mind tell them what is right.
—Johnny, age 17