Calendar Girl
Calendar Girl (1993)

Three young men on the cusp of adulthood bid fond farewell to their youth by embarking upon a cross-country quest to Lotus Land to find their idol Marilyn Monroe in this comedy set in 1962. The trio have been best buds since they were… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: February 16, 1994
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Critic Score: 11% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
John Hartl
Seattle Times

Sweet and airy and pleasantly nostalgic, Jason Priestley's first starring vehicle is cotton-candy entertainment for summer's end.

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Johanna Steinmetz
Chicago Tribune

On film, the story's charm fades fast.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

A hackneyed period comedy.

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Michael Wilmington
Los Angeles Times

As such, it's a cute picture; if you were looking for the ideal word to describe Calendar Girl, it might be watchable.

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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly

The film revives the voyeuristic smarminess of early-'80s spring-break comedies, only now it's passed off as soulful nostalgia.

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Candice Russell
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

In this meant-to-be-charming saga of youthful adventure set in 1962, Priestley is the dead weight.

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Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer

Can't we just agree to let Marilyn Monroe rest in peace?

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Emanuel Levy
Variety

Masquerading as a wild romantic adventure, Calendar Girl is actually a dull, sanctimonious morality tale about the meaning of friendship and manhood in the manner of James Dean's melodramas.

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Fred Topel
About.com

Poor teen period piece. Not enough Marilyn Monroe, and a god-awful chase subplot.

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Flixster Audience Score: 32% Flixster User Reviews
Jason Owens
In "Calendar Girl," Roy (Jason Priestley) and a couple of his friends go on a wild goosechase when they find who they think is the real Marilyn… More
Leigh Ryan
Kinda lame.