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Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (1997)

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

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In this prequel to Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, it shows Romy and Michele as they graduate in 1987, and again three years later as they take on Los Angeles. For years Romy and ... See full summary »

Director: Robin Schiff
Stars: Katherine Heigl, Alexandra Breckenridge, Kelly Brook
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Romy and Michele 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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References to Mira Sorvino's boyfriend Quentin Tarantino productions:
  • In the scene where Romy and Michele are pigging out in their living room, you can see a take-out bag from Big Kahuna Burger.


  • An ad for Red Apple cigarettes on the building next to their apartment.


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Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Michele: You look so good with blond hair and black roots its like not even funny.
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Don't Get Me Wrong
Written by Chrissie Hynde
Performed by The Pretenders
Courtesy of Warner Music U.K. Ltd.
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Hilarious!!! Great Fun!!! Mira Sorvino and Lisa Kudrow Are Terrific!!!
31 July 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Romy and Michele's High School Reunion" is a terrific comedy that you can't miss. This film is plain fun and makes you laugh throught the movie!! Mira Sorvino is great as Romy White , as is Lisa Kudrow as the ditsy yet fun Michele, and Janeane Garfolo as the rude and moody Heather Moony. This film is a sure great comedy. If you liked "Clueless" or "Legally Blonde" this is a great film for you!!! The acting is great, and the film itself is a non-stop laughing machine!!!!! This is a great and hilarious film that keeps you laughing!! I give this film a 10 out of 10!!!! :)


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