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Never Been Kissed

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Drew Barrymore, Never Been Kissed

Never Been Kissed

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG-13
Wide Release Date:
04/09/99
performer:
Drew Barrymore, Michael Vartan, Jessica Alba, David Arquette, James Franco, John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon, Leelee Sobieski
director:
Raja Gosnell
distributor:
Fox 2000 Pictures
author:
57274, 71703
genre:
Comedy, Romance

We gave it a C

For her big reporting break, copy editor Barrymore goes undercover as a high school student in Never Been Kissed. The quondam nerd infiltrates the cool clique — a group of kids so cruel they probably make to-do lists of whom to bash. It’s broad, eyes-crossed comedy, and about as flat as Barrymore in one of her many pratfalls. Of course, everyone learns a lesson in the end. And so do we: Drew’s cuteness can get a movie only so far.

Reel Goodies Barrymore appears as dowdy Josie Geller — a look bound to thrill anyone who harbors fantasies of her as a prison matron. The Last Detail Director Raja Gosnell’s not-so-subtle hand will be at work on Martin Lawrence’s upcoming ”Big Momma’s House.”

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