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17 Again

Overview


Genre :

Comedy

Release Date :

April 17, 2009

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Burr Steers

Starring :

Zac Efron, Matthew Perry, Leslie Mann, Michelle Trachtenberg, Thomas Lennon, Sterling Knight, Melora Hardin, Katerina Graham, Allison Miller, Tyler Steelman, Tommy Dewey

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

4 of 5

“..works as a high-concept romantic comedy, or even a perfect date movie..”
by Blake French [Filmcritic.com]
2.5 of 4

“..undeniably funny..”
by Cathy Jakicic [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
2.5 of 4

“..Though not as clever as 13 Going on 30 or Freaky Friday, it's also not as hokey as Hannah..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
2 of 4

“..the sort of movie where you take your pleasures where you can find them..”
by Lou Lumenick [New York Post]
2 of 4

“..petrified meatloaf..”
by Ty Burr [Boston Globe]
3 of 4

“..lumpy and irritating, but "17 Again" regroups whenever Efron is back on screen..”
by Tom Keogh [Seattle Times]
Review rate : C-

“..lame high school comedy..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
2.5 of 4

“..definitely familiar and formulaic..”
by Jeff Vice [Deseret News]
2 of 4

“..a succession of one-liners, sincere monologues and logical absurdities...”
by Liam Lacey [Globe and Mail]
1 of 4

“..a lame-ass rip-off of Tom Hanks' Big..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Colin Covert [Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune]
3 of 5
Reviewed by Elizabeth Weitzman [NY Daily News]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Carrie Rickey [Philadelphia Inquirer]
2 of 4
Reviewed by James Berardinelli [ReelViews]
Reviewed by Manohla Dargis [NY Times]

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