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Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (1997)

R  |   |  Comedy  |  25 April 1997 (USA)
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Two dense, inseparable friends hit the road for their 10-year high school reunion and concoct an elaborate lie about their lives in order to impress their classmates.

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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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25 April 1997 (USA)  »

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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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When Sandy and Toby are naming the capitals of all the 50 states at the Prom, Sandy says Albuquerque which is not a capital of any of the 50 states. See more »

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When they set off for the reunion in the borrowed Jag, the song on the car stereo ("Footloose" - Kenny Loggins) doesn't resume from where it left off when the car stopped the last time. See more »

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Romy: Heather, um, has anyone ever told you that smoking can kill you?
Heather: No. No one. Thank you.
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Written by Bob Feldman, Jerry Goldstein (as Gerald Goldstein), Richard Gottehrer and Bert Berns (as Bert Berns)
Performed by Bow Wow Wow
Courtesy of BMG Entertainment International U.K. & Ireland Limited
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Harmless Entertainment
20 December 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

For those of us who weren't in the "in" crowd, but turned out OK, this movie is a hoot. And the message is pretty clear: Happiness comes from within, not how successful people think you are.

Lisa Kudrow and Mira Sorveno excel as to Blonds who return to their high school reunion intent on making the "Popular People" stand up and take notice. These two are the movie, and an confused appearance by Janeane Garofalo only garbles the basic plot, which isn't wide enough to absorb her. Alan Cummings bit part shows his true talent of being able to step into any role and fit in.

The only place where the movie fails is too much time with Romy and Michelle in L.A., and not enough with them at the reunion, which if written correctly could have made this laugh out loud funny.


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