Chalet Girl
Chalet Girl (2011)

Pretty tomboy Kim (Felicity Jones) used to be a champion skateboarder, but now she flips burgers to support herself and her dad. Opportunity comes knocking when she flukes a winter-long catering job in one of the plushest ski chalets in the… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: September 9, 2011
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Critic Score: 79% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Chalet Girl is light comedic fun geared for teenage girls, featuring a charming performance from Felicity Jones.

Rachel Saltz
New York Times

Pleasant if timid...

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Dave Calhoun
Time Out

The dialogue is more sensible than the plotting, allowing us to forgive the film's more serious trespasses.

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James Luxford
The National

Unashamedly aiming at a teenage audience, the film's lack of pretension is oddly refreshing

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David Fear
Time Out New York

Jones may be a charismatic comedian, but no amount of her skilled mugging, Britpop tunes or help from supporting stars can transform this derivative ugly duckling into a comic Anglophile swan.

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Leslie Felperin
Variety

A chirpy, tween-skewing, snowboarding-themed romantic comedy.

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Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com

There's just not enough to hold attention, eventually succumbing entirely to convention in a particularly insipid finale. Who knows, maybe even teenage girls will be rolling their eyes at the predictability of it all.

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Nick Schager
Village Voice

Hot Dog... The Movie and its disreputable ski-comedy ilk might have been a low point in cinema history, but at least their unbridled crassness had energy; Chalet Girl embraces similar '80s tropes for a lethargic you-go-girl fairy tale.

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Matt Looker
TheShiznit.co.uk

It's hard not to instantly forgive all the script's occasional faults and just be swept up in the feel-good nature of such a charming, easily-likable release.

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Dale Rolfe
MovieFIX

Chalet Girl is what it says on the label - feel-good, unpretentious, snowbound fun.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
I watched this with my daughter, and we both enjoyed it. Very much an enjoyable, British, teenage, romantic comedy...but really well done.
Christopher Haskell
What would otherwise be a mindless, sports comedy, the likes of "Grind" or "Out Cold", aimed mostly at the female sex, "Chalet… More
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Cast: Felicity Jones, Ed Westwick, Bill Nighy, Brooke Shields, Tamsin Egerton, Bill Bailey, Sophia Bush Director: Phil Traill Summary: Ex-skateboarder Kim… More
Nicki Marie
Watched most of this, but just couldn't get into it. The story was just boring to me. Maybe the sports element was putting me off. Felicity Jones is okay,… More

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