#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – Chicago Sun Times copy editor Josie Gellar (25), who was desperate to graduate from perfectionist copy editor to reporter, gets her chance when the goody owner orders the editor to cover the high-school scene by undercover. Josie, who was a frustrated, ridiculed nerd, gets a popular make-over from her drop-out, naturally funny brother Rob Geller. Both siblings find love and joys of youth again. But in Josie’s case, it’s sensitive bachelor teacher Sam Coulson, who enjoys sophisticated conversation. As the publication deadline approaches, the price of blowing their cover seems ever more daunting, yet inevitable unless she sacrifices her career.
Plot: Josie Geller, a baby-faced junior copywriter at the Chicago Sun-Times, must pose as a student at her former high school to research contemporary teenage culture. With the help of her brother, Rob, Josie infiltrates the inner circle of the most popular clique on campus. But she hits a major snag in her investigation — not to mention her own failed love life — when she falls for her dreamy English teacher, Sam Coulson.
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Good watch, could watch again, and can recommend.
Look, I have some fairly negative memories of this movie over the years, and I’m not saying it is the best, but for all its flaws, it holds up surprisingly well.
The idea of Drew Barrymore (even in 1999) being able to pass for a high school student is nonsense. I’m not that big a fan of hers, but she nails this role even if she’s clearly an adult at high school, but what the movie is about, and what she expresses wonderfully is the emotion of being in the traumatic experience of high school when you’re not part of the ruling class.
I feel like they casted well enough: David Arquette, Molly Shannon, J.C. Reilly, Leelee Sobieski, and Cress Williams (Black Lightning) all do great support roles, and Jessica Alba, Mary Shelton, Jordan Ladd, and all do great antagonist roles.
The writing of writing about a story, in a story of one character hiding herself in another story is oddly meta on a few levels, but it remains complex without being overly complicated, is still funny, and has plenty of substance.
While I don’t imagine I’m going to watch this very often, I’ll have to credit my mother: this is worth the watch, even after 20 years.
Don’t worry baby, Everything will turn out alright
Never Been Kissed sees Drew Barrymore’s copy editor, Josie Geller, yearn to be a reporter. Something that comes her way when by way of a fluke, she’s selected for an undercover mission at High School. Trouble is, is that she’s got to be 17 again, and that’s something that brings back all of those horrible moments from her high school days. The time of having no friends, the butt of the jokes and ignored by the boys (all told in cringe inducing flashbacks).
Cue much fun as the 25 year old Josie not only tries to bluff everyone that she’s 17, but tries to fit in with the youth who have considerably changed from back in her days. Enter cool as ice brother Rob (David Arquette) who decides to lend a helping hand, with some funny and excellently scripted results. Not only this but we of course have the obligatory love interest, only this is a kicker as it concerns Josie’s teacher Sam (a sickeningly handsome Michael Vartan). Cue Sam on mind overload as his feelings lead him onto what he thinks is morally dubious ground…
It’s as frothy as can be is this one, perhaps in the running for the 90s most chickiest ckick flick? But, and I say this as a middle aged guy, the jokes are spot on, it’s endearing as heck and it boasts a quite marvellous turn from Barrymore. It’s the sort of performance that could light up the most turgid of comedy movies. It’s a threefold character portrayal of some depth and no little charm. She’s well supported by the always likable Arquette, while notable turns also come from John C Reilly, the ever reliable Molly Shannon and Leelee Sobieski. While the sharp eyed will spot future Green Goblin James Franco and Susan Storm herself, Jessica Alba, nestling in amongst the teen performers.
Nothing remotely new here, but for some genuine laugh out loud comedy moments, a feel good factor soaring through the roof, a kick-ass soundtrack and Barrymore herself, this is more than recommended as a pick me up movie. 7.5/10
Can’t hate anything with Drew Barrymore and Jessica Alba in the cast list…
The nice thing about Drew Barrymore – or, to paraphrase the late Douglas Adams, ONE of the nice things for there are several – is that she’s willing to try almost anything from “Guncrazy” to “Ever After” (although I suspect she would draw the line at “Bad Girls 2”). In this appealing though predictable teen flick, she’s an eager writer for a newspaper given a chance to prove she can do more by going undercover to see what today’s teens are up to in high school, and finds that nothing’s really changed.
Drew is as engaging as ever whether appearing in class way too overdressed or dancing on stage while on drugs (relax, the film’s overall pretty inoffensive), and it may have been prophetic that her joke about having been named Josie after the leader of a cartoon rock band goes over the head of her best friend at school (the film version of “Josie and the Pussycats” was a box office flop in America). The movie isn’t exactly surprising, and won’t appeal to anyone who insists on teen films having acid in their veins – but then again, the edgier “Jawbreaker” wasn’t just bad-spirited, it was BAD, period. Call me soppy, but I like a happy ending, and this does have one (even The Prettiest Girls In School don’t turn out to be that horrid in the end).
If only the Seekers’ “Free To Be You And Me” (which Drew and her friends sing along to in a car in one scene) and some of David Newman’s sweet score had been on the soundtrack album, but that’s not a problem exclusive to this film; what with this and “Charlie’s Angels” (not to mention “Olive, the Other Reindeer”) Barrymore’s record as a producer is a lot better than, say, Michelle Pfeiffer’s. And as I said in the summary, you get Drew Barrymore and Jessica Alba in the same movie (this is a Twentieth Century Fox movie in more ways than one).
Really good movie
Josie is a reporter from a newspaper is set a task to go back to high school as she is going to be 17 again. .
As she is there, she remembers some really awful stuff thats happened to her the first time she was in Highschool as we see in flashback scenes.
In the flashback they show that (little spoiler) Josie was kind of a nerd in high school and was picked on a lot and one day the cool guy tells her that he is taking her to the prom, only on the prom night as she leaves her house she gets egged by the ass hole and his bitch. what a horrible thing to do (some will find this hard to watch as it so nasty and it will make you feel warmer to Josie).
I did not find this movie that funny but there was some really funny stuff in the office scenes a lot more funnier then anything that happened in the school.
This movie did have the perfect happy ending, as it did bring tears to my mum and sister eyes. The acting in this movie was not outstanding, it was good for the most part of the movie, there is some poor acting in some parts of the movie.
I going to give this movie 7 out 10.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 47 min (107 min)
Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance
Director Raja Gosnell
Writer Abby Kohn, Marc Silverstein
Actors Drew Barrymore, David Arquette, Michael Vartan, Molly Shannon
Awards 2 wins & 8 nominations.
Production Company Fox 2000 Pictures, Flower Films
Sound Mix Dolby, Dolby Digital, DTS, SDDS
Aspect Ratio 2.39 : 1, 2.39:1, 2.35 : 1
Camera Panavision Cameras and Lenses
Film Length 3,041 m (Spain)
Negative Format 35 mm (Kodak)
Cinematographic Process Super 35
Printed Film Format 35 mm (anamorphic)