LOL was originally set to have a wide domestic release, but instead, it was rushed into a limited release with no significant marketing from the theatrical team. The movie was released only because of a technicality in the contract

LOL 2012 [2012] [DVD RIP]

97 min  -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  5 July 2012 (Netherlands)

As a new year at school begins, Lola's heart is broken by her boyfriend, though soon she's surprised by her best friend, promising musician Kyle, who reveals his feelings for her.

Director: Lisa Azuelos

Writers: Lisa Azuelos (screenplay), Kamir Aïnouz (screenplay)

Stars: Douglas Booth, Miley Cyrus, Ashley Greene | See full cast and crew

LOL is a 2012 American coming of age comedy-drama-romance film directed by Lisa Azuelos, written by Azuelos and Kamir Aïnouz. The film is a remake of the 2008 French film LOL (Laughing Out Loud). It stars Miley Cyrus, Demi Moore, Ashley Greene and Adam Sevani. It was filmed in 2010 but released by Lionsgate two years later, in the United States on May 4, 2012, as a limited release in 105 theaters without promotion. Before its release in the US, LOL was released in India and Singapore. The film was only released in 24 countries. LOL grossed approximately $10 million worldwide on a budget of $11 million