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75

San Francisco Examiner

By Wesley Morris
Where Never Been Kissed succeeds is in its unabashed refusal to stoop to choosing sides in the high-school hipness war.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The movie's screenplay is contrived and not blindingly original, but Barrymore illuminates it with sunniness, and creates a lovable...
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63

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
The best things about Never Been Kissed are its colorful camera work and funny dialogue.
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60

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Toothless satire relatively inoffensive and relentlessly mediocre.
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60

Film Threat

By Ron Wells
Unfortunately, the script is a light romantic comedy and unwilling to go the extra distance to really make it stick.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
Some so-so movies are just easy to be around, and this is one of them.
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50

Chicago Tribune

By Mark Caro
Never Been Kissed features a fierce tug of war between the charm of Drew Barrymore and the stupidity of the script.
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
Saying bad things about Never Been Kissed, an unapologetic crowd-pleaser, makes me feel like the Grinch stealing Christmas, but there are...
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40

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
Not even Drew Barrymore's million-dollar smile can save this humiliating comedy.
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25

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Labored miscalculation of a teen-trend comedy.
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Rated PG-13 | For sexual situations, profanity, substance abuse
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Sweet, romantic story for teens has some edgy scenes.
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