General Information

Glossary: B
Released Year: 2018
Runtime: 88 minutes
Genre: Comedy
Directors: Benjamin Kasulke
Writers: Hannah Marks, Joey Power
Casts: Jessica Hecht, Hannah Marks, Haley Ramm, Dylan Sprouse, Liana Liberato, Ben Konigsberg, Luke Spencer Roberts, Addison Riecke, Jacob Batalon, Meagan Kimberly Smith
IMDB: Banana Split (2018)

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Ratings


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IMDB Rating: 6.2

Reviews

85
Film Threat - Alan Ng
What makes Banana Split, so astonishing is its story—written by the film’s star Hannah Marks and co-writer Joey Power. The script is fearless, and the four members of this love triangle (I know) are brilliantly created and well-developed characters.
83
IndieWire - Kate Erbland
Like any romance, Banana Split is constrained to some familiar beats, but Kasulke, Marks, and Power have such a handle on what makes the film tick — and Marks and Liberato are so charming and fun — that even expected turns feel clever and fresh.
80
Screen Rant - Hannah Hoolihan
Bolstered by a thoughtful script and beautifully authentic performances, Banana Split provides a fresh take on the coming-of-age romantic comedy.
75
ReelViews - James Berardinelli
The humor avoids becoming too outrageous. This is like an indie version of Olivia Wilde’s "Booksmart," which was filmed after Banana Split despite being released earlier. Both films offer complex perspectives of high school-oriented female friendships without demanding a happy ending for the happy ending.
70
TheWrap - Elizabeth Weitzman
Marks and Liberato are a delight, equally appealing on their own and total #FriendshipGoals together. The two are close in real life and the strength of their chemistry is, ultimately, what makes the movie so special.

Banana Split (2018)



Over the course of a summer, two teenage girls develop the perfect kindred spirit friendship, with one big problem: one of them is dating the other's ex.