75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Will Miss Perfect fall for the Leader of the Pack? It helps that he's played by Thomas McDonell, who's not only a dead ringer for the young Johnny Depp but also has a comparable charisma.
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70

NPR

By Ella Taylor
A good-hearted, perfectly watchable bonbon.
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70

Movieline

By Michelle Orange
Prom has sweetness, nonthreatening conflict, and enough personality to distance it from the chilling anodyne of Disney's television vehicles.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The movie has a cheerful good nature and a solid cast of youngsters - including Aimee Teegarden and Thomas McDonell - but any resemblance between this and real high school is, of course, purely coincidental.
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63

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Prom has its modest delights, chiefly its young cast.
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63

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
The cast's newcomers mix and mingle with ease with the hardened alums of Disney and Nickelodeon TV series.
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50

Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
That Prom plays as pleasantly and inoffensively as it does is due to the performances, particularly McDonell as the rebellious Jesse.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
Some movies are in-between and inoffensive and harm absolutely no one. Prom is one of those.
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
A movie that's so anachronistically mushy and awkward, it earns extra credit simply for being so innocent.
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38

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Here's a by-the-playbook movie if ever there was one.
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50 out of 100
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