User Score
5.2

Mixed or average reviews- based on 47 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 21 out of 47
  2. Negative: 17 out of 47

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  1. Jul 8, 2012
    10
    i think it is a very funny movie and very creative because it has a lot of things that other movies doesn't have, and the actors make their job very good, CONGRATS!
  2. Oct 23, 2010
    6
    The picture is heavy-handed, and can be tempted by high-school movie formula, but it does raise some serious questions about the nature of people. Thumbs up.
  3. May 29, 2011
    3
    I found it pretty cool the way Chris Columbus knew dealing with cliches. The movie while it has very funny scenes, and has nostalgic scenes, very well made. For real, for me the film is a tribute to the great movies of the afternoon session of the the 80's. The aesthetic is the same, the common situations. Instead of the current cliché is that in high school musical movie, theI found it pretty cool the way Chris Columbus knew dealing with cliches. The movie while it has very funny scenes, and has nostalgic scenes, very well made. For real, for me the film is a tribute to the great movies of the afternoon session of the the 80's. The aesthetic is the same, the common situations. Instead of the current cliché is that in high school musical movie, the guy made a movie to remember the 80's, has something better than this? Expand
  4. Nov 22, 2012
    9
    Plays like a revival of a John Hughes classic.
Metascore
32

Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 30 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 30
  2. Negative: 15 out of 30
  1. Reviewed by: Scott Foundas
    10
    Joyless, offensively stupid end-of-high-school farce.
  2. Reviewed by: Stephen Farber
    30
    Although the teenage audience is notoriously undiscriminating, it's hard to imagine many kids turning out for this laugh-free comedy.
  3. Reviewed by: Brian Lowry
    30
    Peaks early -- like, during the first three minutes -- and rapidly goes downhill from there.