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In this romantic comedy, good friends change their feelings about each other over the course of their four years in college. Ryan (Freddie Prinze Jr.) and Jennifer (Claire Forlani) have known each other since grade school, though their oil-and-water personalities don't always mesh. Engineering student Ryan focuses on his studies and future career, while Jennifer likes loud music, partying, and not doing her homework. As they suffer their share of disastrous relationships, these two opposites begin to wonder if they were meant to be more than friends. The supporting cast includes Jason… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 11%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The cast is so charming and assured that it puts across most of this with a reasonable amount of conviction."
‑ Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader
"You might wish for some of the grosser excesses of Road Trip or American Pie just to stay awake."
‑ Steve Murray, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
"Silly star crossed sex obsessed love flick."
‑ Beth Pratt, Common Sense Media
"The latest entry in the summer teen sweepstakes is a bust."
‑ Jeanne Aufmuth, Palo Alto Weekly
"It is not that it's implausible; it's just that in this case it's not very interesting, a situation not helped by the most pedestrian dialogue."
‑ Mike Kerrigan, Boxoffice Magazine
"This is less a movie than a casting call -- just round up a crowd of pretty young faces, fresh yet still familiar, and call it a job well done."
‑ Rick Groen, Globe and Mail
"A screenful of nonstop charm and credibility."
‑ Jay Carr, Boston Globe
"Prinze still delivers the faceless everyman performance he's given in his last few--make that all--his films."
‑ Michael Dequina,
"It's a paint-by-numbers romantic comedy, but without the heart or laughs to make it work."
‑ Kimberley Jones, Austin Chronicle
"More serious than you'd expect."
‑ Chuck Rudolph, Matinee Magazine
"If only Boys and Girls would trust its audience more by not pandering to the less intuitive among us."
‑ Tom Keogh,
"Compared to the wisdom and wickedness of High Fidelity, [Boys and Girls] is such a slight movie."
‑ Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"While its parts are average to good, the sum of those parts is well above average. This film strikes a decent balance, despite its potential for childishness."
‑ Brian Webster, Apollo Guide
"If [When Harry Met Sally...]never existed, this would be a passable romance; as it is, it looks more like a cheap ripoff."
‑ John R. McEwen, Film Quips Online
"Sleepless in Seattle this ain't."
‑ Alex Keen, Trades
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