When a geeky high-school valedictorian throws caution to the wind by expressing his
love for a popular cheerleader during his graduation speech, life finally starts to get interesting in this coming-of-age comedy
adapted from the book by journalist/author/screenwriter Larry Doyle. Denis Cooverman (Paul Rust) may have brains to spare; it's
guts that he lacks -- or at least, he did until today. Stepping up to the podium to deliver an inspirational speech to his
graduating class, Denis decides that the time has finally come to call out his classmates on their peccadilloes and declare his
love for the prettiest girl in school - Beth Cooper (Hayden Panettiere). Much to Denis' surprise, Beth responds by accepting an
invitation to a party at his house later that day. But Beth's meathead boyfriend Kevin (Shawn Roberts) is none-too-pleased that
his high school prize is mingling with the biggest dweeb in school, and when Kevin shows up at his house...