Mixed or average reviews - based on 14 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 14
  2. Negative: 4 out of 14
  1. Breaks the formula for teen romances. Martin Short, as the vain and zany drama teacher, does not disappoint.
  2. A charmer with an attractive cast and an excellent soundtrack.
  3. A delightful and exuberant bit of romantic comedy and, as a bonus, it breathes new life into a pair of '70s musical chestnuts long off our culture's radar screens.
  4. Mild, harmless and occasionally affecting, possessing the fizz of diet soda and the sweet snap of slightly stale bubble gum.
  5. A blithe-spirited comedy in which teenagers discover their romantic vicissitudes mirrored in their high school production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream." It's being directed by their nasty drama teacher (Martin Short, hilarious), who has written 12 original songs for the production.
  6. Ao relentlessly, gleefully dumb -- without being the slightest bit sardonic -- that you just can't help but guffaw … or groan … but probably both.
  7. Reviewed by: Sean Means
    The surprising part is how, once you get over the crude humor that the teen-movie genre demands, Get Over It is a nice little movie.
  8. 60
    Anonymously titled and packaged like a vulgar teen sex comedy, this candy-colored trifle is so precious it nearly floats away on a cloud of fairy dust.
  9. Reviewed by: Eddie Cockrell
    A mildly diverting, largely inoffensive teen laffer that's long on cartoonish high school hijinks but short on dramatic concentration and crucial story details.
  10. 50
    Deserves to be applauded for not casting Freddie Prinze Jr., but this sloppy, somnolent, strung-together flick pales when compared to such other teenage riffs on classic literature as "Clueless" and "10 Things I Hate About You."
  11. Reviewed by: Christopher Muther
    Comes off more like a series of painful cliches than a comedy or a love story.
  12. 25
    A lame teen comedy.
  13. The only performer I enjoyed watching was Martin Short, who plays a bitch dandy music teacher with a smile so fake that the comedian seems to be acting with his gums.
  14. 20
    A lobotomized updating of "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

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