Fat Girls
Fat Girls (2006)

Two misfits struggle to make their way through the living hell that is high school in this independent comedy drama. Rodney (Ash Christian) lives in a small Texas town where most folks don't have much use for musical theater or much… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: February 12, 2008
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Critic Score: 28% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Too crudely executed to make much of an impact.

Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

A modestly impressive debut -- especially considering that writer/director Ash Christian was 21 when he made it -- this poignant comedy will appeal to anyone who vividly remembers what it's like to be a high school outcast.

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Cole Smithey

Amateurish to distraction, this modern-day satire about growing up gay in a small town has such a minimal pulse that you may well wonder if first-time writer/director/actor Ash Parish didn't burn his script before shooting began.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

Ends up stranded between two concepts.

Noel Murray
AV Club

Fat Girls is fully in the "quirky indie" mold, populated by frumpy characters who sport slack expressions and enthuse about silly life plans.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

To call Christian's film unpolished is an understatement, since Rodney isn't a particularly engaging protagonist and Christian badly overuses his sulky voiceover.

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

Big-hearted and often quite funny if crudely made, Fat Girls cleverly subverts the clichés of high school comedies to serve an autobiographical story.

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Abigail Deutsch
Village Voice

Given Fat Girls' honesty, and its delicately drawn examples of social hopelessness, the sudden, sugary, puzzling finale feels out of character. It's as though the film forgot how to talk to us.

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Glenn Whipp
Los Angeles Daily News

Proof that straights have no monopoly on crass, lazy coming-of-age stories.

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Flixster Audience Score: 49% Flixster User Reviews
Bruce Bruce
This one is hard to find, I got mine from Net Flix, it wasn't the movie I was looking for but watched it anyway. Very factual with todays world, enjoyable,… More