Geography Club
Geography Club (2013)

Geography Club (based on the award-winning novel by Brent Hartinger) is a comedy about teenagers who are discovering their sexual identities. The high school students create a "Geography Club" which is actually a cover for an LGBT… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: March 11, 2014
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Critic Score: 64% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Peter Debruge
Variety

The idea here isn't to titillate with tawdry teen hormones, but to offer an outlet for all that mental distress young people take on while trying to find their place in the world.

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Linda Barnard
Toronto Star

Its heart is in the right place, even if it is a sappy one.

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MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

A gentle, positive high-school drama about how little courage it actually takes to break through adolescent panicky silence and embrace everyone's differences.

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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

When it comes to constructive gay-themed material aimed at teens, perhaps half a loaf remains better than none.

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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

The film feels like a throwback, but it's at least a useful introduction to the subject.

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Fr. Chris Carpenter
Movie Dearest

While the lead performances are pretty amateurish, the film benefits from a terrific supporting cast. Current high school students will likely find the film relatable and enjoyable.

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James Adams
Globe and Mail

As a manifesto for tolerance and a contribution to greater social and gender harmony, this is an exercise all to the good. As a film, however, it's something of a snooze.

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Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic

"Geography Club" almost makes up in good intentions what it lacks in technique and execution.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

"Well-meaning" is about the best one can say about The Geography Club.

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Flixster Audience Score: 55% Flixster User Reviews
Christian C
Cute and heartwarming -- but not terribly compelling. Surprisingly strong production for an indie film.