The story follows Dever and Feldstein's characters, two academic superstars and best friends who, on the eve of their high school graduation, suddenly realize that they should have worked less and played more. Determined never to fall short of their peers, the girls set out on a mission to cram four years of fun into one night.
- " First, the good news: it's immediately clear that Wilde is a filmmaker by vocation… If anything, the film is polished to a fault: the marketing term “elevated genre,” most frequently applied to horror, feels equally apt here. " – The Age (Australia)
- " Booksmart…managed to restore my faith in friendships and the films Hollywood makes about them. " – Newshub (NZ)
- " “With such a fully formed debut, it's hard not to fall in love with Booksmart. It offers laughs, tears and heart by the bucket-load” " – Shaun Alexander (Flip Screen)