Strangers with Candy Synopsis
Runaway Jerri Blank returns home at the age of 47 and returns to high school as a freshman.
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75

Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
The aggressively over-the-top plot is sloppy and totally irrelevant. What counts are the jokes that fly so fast they're easy to miss.
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75

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This is one unmarked van you just might want to take a ride with.
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75

Chicago Tribune

Easily the wittiest, most ridiculous and best-written comedy of the year.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
If you loved Amy Sedaris before in a golfer-lady wig and inbred chump's grin, you'll maybe love her again here, while wishing she had...
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63

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
Still comic, but bigger isn't better.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Fans of the cult TV comedy Strangers with Candy may be happy to catch any sighting of the silly escapades of Amy Sedaris' middle-aged...
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Sheri Linden
Offers more laughs than most comedies of recent vintage. But what was subversive on the tube feels muted at feature length.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The best thing about Strangers With Candy is its relentlessness. It doesn't back off on its absurd humor, doesn't try to make sense and...
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50

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
The jokes are so sketchy and silly it quickly passes the point of wretched excess.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
I liked this movie better when it was called "Rock'n'Roll High School" and starred the Ramones and Mary Woronov.
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Rated R | For sexual content, language and some drug material