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Never Been Kissed (1999)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  9 April 1999 (USA)
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Storyline

Chicago Sun Times copy editor Josie Gellar (25), who was desperate to graduate from perfectionist copy editor to reporter, gets her chance when the goody owner orders the editor to cover the high-school scene by undercover. Josie, who was a frustrated, ridiculed nerd, gets a popular make-over from her drop-out, naturally funny brother Rob Geller. Both siblings find love and joys of youth again. But in Josie's case, it's sensitive bachelor teacher Sam Coulson, who enjoys sophisticated conversation. As the publication deadline approaches, the price of blowing their cover seems ever more daunting, yet inevitable unless she sacrifices her career. Written by KGF Vissers

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sex-related material and some drug content | See all certifications »

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Also Known As:

Jam├ís besada  »

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Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£825,168 (UK) (27 August 1999)

Gross:

ESP 224,279,960 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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Trivia

Leelee Sobieski was originally offered the role of Kristin but she opted to play the role of Aldys instead finding that character more interesting. See more »

Goofs

When Guy is leaning in the car telling Josie and her friend to go away from the court he changes position in every shot. See more »

Quotes

Guy Perkins: You're not seriously trying to hang out with us at the court, are you Alpo?
Aldys: Ooh, cheap wine coolers and a fire in a trash can.
[sarcastic kiss]
Aldys: Where do I sign up?
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The closing credits feature school photos of the cast and crew. See more »

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Referenced in Greek: Separation Anxiety (2007) See more »

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At My Most Beautiful
Written by Peter Buck, Michael Stipe, Mike Mills
Performed by R.E.M.
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records Inc.
By Arrangement With Warner Special Products
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You Go Drew!!!
9 June 2000 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I think this movie more than any other shows what a great actress Drew Barrymore is because she plays a ugly duckling in high school which is something I never imagined her being. A great flick with lots of laughs . I don't usually go for those feel good movies but I really enjoyed this one.


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