Edge of Seventeen
Edge of Seventeen (1999)

Set in the throes of 1984, this gay coming-of-age story focuses on Eric, a 17-year-old boy living in a small town in Ohio. Getting a summer job, he meets Rod. A puppy-love infatuation begins as Eric realizes that if he's falling in love… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: July 11, 2000
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Critic Score: 73% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Cherryl Dawson and Leigh Ann Palone

This film deals honestly with the difficulties of coming out in high school.

David Noh
Film Journal International

Has a winning empathy and observant sense of the Midwestern locale which bring freshness to a tale that's been told many a time before.

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Lauren Donis
I'm a huge fan of gay romance (no idea why, I can't stand straight romance), but I didn't particularly like it. The acting was fine, and there… More
Sunil Jawahir
I really thought I was gonna hate this movie but I actually thought it was pretty good. A lot of the criticisms I noticed has to do with stupid choices that the… More