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Romy and Michele's High School Reunion (1997)

R | | Comedy | 25 April 1997 (USA)
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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Romy White
... Michele Weinberger
... Heather Mooney
... Sandy Frink
... Christie Masters
... Cheryl Quick
... Kelly Possenger (as Kristin Bauer)
... Lisa Luder
... Billy Christianson
... Toby Walters
... Cowboy
... Ramon
... Receptionist at 'Singled Out'
... Boutique Manager
... Mr. Lish
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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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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$7,429,406, 27 April 1997, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$29,205,077, 17 August 1997
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The "cowboy" character is played by Justin Theroux. In 2015 he married Jennifer Aniston who also starred in Friends with Lisa Kudrow. See more »

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At the real reunion, after being caught telling a lie Romy says, "Now we're just a stupid joke just like we always were." One can clearly see by her lip movement that she is saying something else (possibly the 'f' word). See more »

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Heather: Why don't you tell everyone I said to go fuck themselves for making my teen years a living hell?
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Brandenberg Concerto No. 3 in G Major
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Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (as Bach)
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Hilarious. The "Mean Girls" of 97
28 October 2004 | by See all my reviews

My sister and I originally rented this film when I was 9/10 years old. Since then I have watched it possibly 20 times. Its one of the funniest films I've seen and is not only a great flashback of the 80s [Although not a damn patch on 13 GOING ON 30] but a hilarious bimbo movie, possibly the best if it weren't for 2004's MEAN GIRLS.

This is an endearing, funny, mean, warm movie about the innocence of being a bimbo and its negatives and positives. Lisa Kudrow is especially comfortable in this role thanks to Pheobe.

It's not exactly high brow humour, but the laughers and great characters of the 97 set picture not only bring back memories of the 1990s now but it also lets us all know that we shouldn't accept the crap of todays Hollywood. Brilliant [A]


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