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In G.B.F., social warfare erupts when three high school clique queens battle for supremacy: drama diva Caprice, Mormon princess 'Shley and blonde fashionista Fawcett. When unassuming Tanner is outted, he finds himself cast as the hottest new teen-girl accessory: The Gay Best Friend. The clique queens immediately pounce and makeover Tanner into their ideal arm candy, forcing him to choose between popularity and the true friends - including his own B.F.F. Brent - that he's leaving behind. (C) Vertical Entertainment

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 82%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An original premise and earnest tone go a long way."
‑ Anna Smith, Time Out
""G.B.F" works its concept to death as its silly story builds to a prom scene that revolves around a tepid, underwhelming homage to "Carrie.""
‑ Stephen Holden, New York Times
"Extremely edgy comedy sends up gay best friend stereotypes."
‑ Tracy Moore, Common Sense Media
"The result is mostly swishy, sweet fun, although admittedly it might have benefitted from a bit of tweaking to fluff up bigger, better, and bitchier one-liners."
‑ Leslie Felperin, Guardian
"Fun, sugary sweet and just the right side of kitsch."
‑ Patrick Peters, Empire Magazine
"I guess I've seen worse teen sex comedies, but it's rare to encounter one this stupid."
‑ Rex Reed, New York Observer
"Director Darren Stein clearly has some serious themes in mind, even as most of his characters exhibit all the brain cells of amoebae."
‑ Elizabeth Weitzman, New York Daily News
"It's a light, fluffy concoction but one so playful and unpretentious that it's easy to like. This is the high school movie gay teens have been waiting for."
‑ Jennie Kermode, Eye for Film
"Chronic bubble-gum highschool farce in which gay characters are reduced to tokenistic social accessories."
‑ Sophie Monks Kaufman, Little White Lies
"Politically gentle but winningly averse to any kind of piety."
‑ Jonathan Kiefer, SF Weekly
"It's a frothy satire about adolescent social manners, a bit like "Clueless" or a tongue-in-cheek take on the 1980s-'90s "Degrassi" television series."
‑ Tom Keogh, Seattle Times
"Offers an admirable message of tolerance for teen audiences - too bad it's been absurdly saddled with an R rating, even though there's far less innuendo than in "Easy A.''"
‑ Lou Lumenick, New York Post
"When you reach the end of this title you feel rather exhausted, so maybe an entire season would be pushing it just that little bit too far."
‑ Stefan Pape, HeyUGuys
"A colourful, hyperactive romp that, despite attempting to bust apart teen-flick clichés, quickly conforms to type."
‑ Josh Winning, Total Film
"Employing cliches in fresh and unexpected ways, "G.B.F." is endearing, energetic and thoughtful. Parents shouldn't be afraid of the unnecessary R-Rating."
‑ Wesley Lovell, Cinema Sight
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