Prom Synopsis
Intersecting stories unfold as high-school seniors prepare for their prom.
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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...
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By Ella Taylor
A good-hearted, perfectly watchable bonbon.
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By Michelle Orange
Prom has sweetness, nonthreatening conflict, and enough personality to distance it from the chilling anodyne of Disney's television...
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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...
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Rolling Stone

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

By Claudia Puig
Here's a by-the-playbook movie if ever there was one.
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By edge93
The only reason I went to this movie was because I was ditching my senior prom with a friend and we thought it was a cool idea to go to Prom on prom night. The movie was predictable and the plot was...


By movielvr917
Okay, so I was a little apprehensive about going to see a Disney movie about a more teenage topic, but the movie was actually pretty good. The different story lines are easy to follow, and the jokes...

Better than expected

By brookrose
As the mother of an 8 year old girl - I was a little apprehensive about going to see 'Prom'. I didn't know if it was age appropriate or if I even wanted to start the prom hype this early. After...

Perfect Hand-holder For The Bubble Gum Set

By Alon Patterson
This one's so squeaky clean one would think it was made by the PC police. Oh, right, IT WAS! Virtually impossible to find anything anyone could object to in this film other than the fact that...

We Want More Movies Like This!

By ginahaun
So happy with Disney for making a clean, age appropriate movie. I'm a 42-yr. old mom who enjoyed it almost as much as her 14-yr. old daughter! The different story lines made for a very interesting...


By lisaimp
We all enjoyed the movie! The moviegoers (mostly pre-teens, young teens and their moms) really seemed to connect with the characters/actors. It had all the things that make Disney movies great...a...


By SCIslanderfan
This movies was SO good! I consider it an instant classic! Perfect execution of the coming of age dramedy.From it's great character development,to the emotional conflicts,to its feel good happy...


By m0vie_addict
It was refreshing to go to a movie about nice teenagers that were not stereotypically nasty or rude and disrespectful to grownups and the parents are portrayed as idiots. The main character, Nova, is...

A PROM is A Promise

By sunnyforever
Script was D+, acting was C-, flashback and memories Priceless. While this script contains the usual PROM suspects, the script is weepy and predictable. Ok, no Oscar Awards forthcoming, but there...

By taylormtom

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Rated PG | For Mild language and a brief fight
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Unrealistic prom flick is bland for teens, fine for tweens.
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