Date and Switch Synopsis
High school seniors Michael and Matty have been best friends since 3rd grade. Still virgins, they make a pact to help each other “score” before Senior Prom – but their mission suddenly takes an unexpected turn when Matty announces that he’s gay.

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The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Like a fresh ripple in the near-stagnant high school movie pool, Chris Nelson’s Date and Switch balances formula with winning performers,...
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70

Village Voice

By Chuck Wilson
Date and Switch isn't a gay movie. It's a zippy, happy, buddy flick.
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70

Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
The film's more heartfelt moments are what ultimately work best.
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63

Slant Magazine

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The film's forced quirkiness and repeated displays of bro-ism in action hinder the potential for a more subtle approach to the potentially...
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Nelson's amiable comedy occasionally gets fixated on things that don't serve its overall purpose and is too self-conscious to really shine....
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50

The Dissolve

By Andrew Lapin
Date And Switch is a plucky step in the right direction for diversity in teen comedies, but it lacks the extra oomph to stand on its own...
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50

The A.V. Club

By Erik Adams
In effect, it feels a lot like the characters at its center — not terrible, just incomplete. A comic take on this premise and these themes...
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25

RogerEbert.com

By Simon Abrams
Pseudo-sensitive bro-dude rom-com Date and Switch comes out today, and it already feels dated.
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Rated R | For Pervasive Language, All Involving Teens, Drug and Alcohol Use, Crude Dialogue and Strong Sexual Content