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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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A Comedy of Blonders. See more »

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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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The episode of The Simpsons (1989) that Ramon and the co-workers watch was written by the movie's director 'David Mirkin (I)'. See more »

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Before they dance together, Sandy takes off his jacket, Romy & Michelle both take off their shoes. After they dance, they walk out of the ballroom, leaving their things behind. When they get outside, jacket and shoes reappear. See more »

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Michelle: You know, you really shouldn't let people fill out applications if you don't want them to actually try to get a job here. No, no, that's all I have to say.
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References Singled Out (1995) See more »

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Heaven Is a Place on Earth
Written by Rick Nowels and Ellen Shipley
Performed by Belinda Carlisle
Courtesy of MCA Records
By Arrangement with Universal Music Special Markets and Courtesy of Virgin Records Ltd.
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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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