Twelve Synopsis
A high-school dropout (Chace Crawford) sells drugs to his wealthy former classmates.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
Joel Schumacher's Twelve, the latest expose of self-indulgence among privileged teens, is sleek, giddy fun.
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Movieline

By Michelle Orange
Over-narrated by Kiefer Sutherland in full "this is extremely important and also very, very cool" mode, from its first self-important...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
Twelve ogles the lost boys and girls as they make their mistakes. But unlike the novel, the movie never really gets inside these kids, who...
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Time Out New York

By Keith Uhlich
From the moment Joel Schumacher's dour teens-in-crisis melodrama establishes its group of spoiled (and so, so unloved) Manhattan...
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Village Voice

By Melissa Anderson
Though Crawford's bangs and facial hair are the most art-directed aspect of the movie, he's costumed to look like a member of the Trenchcoat...
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
It feels as shopworn as a dusty VHS tape of "Less Than Zero."
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Boxoffice Magazine

By Pam Grady
Unlike "The Lost Boys," there are no bloodsuckers in Twelve. Instead, it just sucks time: 98 minutes to be exact that you can never get...
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Sorry, no XOXO for this slick, hollow hooey.
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Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
There's no getting around how dreadful Twelve is – how tone deaf it is to its young protagonists and how vapid its ersatz production design...
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
"If you don't want something," Twelve informs us, "you've got nothing." Well, I wanted to watch a good movie. But Joel Schumacher's shallow...
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Twelve review

By leey
The ever-handsome Chace Crawford is able to reveal an inner and shattered part of himself. A Ying-Yang of teenage debauchery and the darker side of life through the eyes of the supposedly "innocent"...

Love this movie!

By HannoverHouse
"TWELVE" is fresh and engaging, with an oustanding ensemble cast of tomorrow's next generation of big stars and Oscar winners. Every performance is outstanding... from the complex colors of Chace...

Five Word Review

By tajitj
Wild Crazy Ending Real Drugs...

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By ftjenni
Best movie of the year!...

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By theone2525
catchy intense dramatic fun exciting...

Twelve - Review

By shane dempsey
This movie sucked BIG TIME!!!! My wife and I don't get to go out on a date very often but when we do we hope to enjoy it. Going to see this movie was the worst idea ever. We will never see another...

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By Savitria
This movie was pretty good. I especially liked the narration by Kiefer Sutherland. The movie's plot and ongoing twists and turns were good. It kept the attention of the audience....

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Rated R | For strong drug content, alcohol abuse, language, sexual material, brief nudity and some violence - all involving teens
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Iffy for 16+ Bleak, intense look at the high life of NYC's young elites.
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VIOLENCE & SCARINESS
LANGUAGE
CONSUMERISM
DRINKING & DRUGS
SEXY STUFF