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Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (1997)

 -  Comedy  -  25 April 1997 (USA)
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Two women get into a lot of trouble when they go to their high school reunion and lie about their lives after twelfth grade.

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Romy and Michelle have been through it all including being tortured by the Popular crowd when in high school. When they receive word of a 10 year reunion, they come to realize their lives aren't as impressive as they'd like them to be. Instead of staying home they go to the reunion with business outfits, cell phones, and one heck of a bogus success story. Written by Movie Guy-27

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$7,429,406 (USA) (25 April 1997)

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$29,205,077 (USA) (15 August 1997)
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Lisa Kudrow received a degree in Biology from Vassar College, and Mira Sorvino a degree in Asian Studies from Harvard University, so during production of Romy and Michele, they nicknamed each other "Smart" and "Smarter". See more »

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The shadows of the camera and a crew member's hand can be seen on Romy when she and Michele are in the desert. See more »

Quotes

Romy: Swear to God, sometimes I wish I was a lesbian.
Michele: Do you want to try to have sex sometime just to see if we are?
Romy: What? Yeah, right, Michelle. Just the idea of having sex with another woman creeps me out. But if we're not married by the time we're 30, ask me again.
Michele: Okay.
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One of the funniest movies of the decade!!!!
7 July 1999 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Lisa Kudrow and Mira Sorvino are truly great at playing ditzy blonds. "Romy and Michele's High School Reunion" does a great job of showing what high school is really like, and that one day you to can get revenge on the mean girl that bullied you. This movie is soo funny, I was literally laughing all the way through. Romy and Michele are so funny in the situations they get themselves into, and Geneane Garafalo's comedic timing is right on the money.

This is such a funny film, bring tissues-- because your eyes will start to water!


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