Jailbait
Jailbait (2004)

A high school football player is accused of the statutory rape of his 16-year-old girlfriend in this made-for-MTV movie. TV's Matt Frewer stars. ~ Rebecca Flint Marx, Rovi

Rated: R
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: October 24, 2006
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Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Bob Longino
Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Disturbing and affecting.

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Laura Kern
New York Times

A stagy, only mildly compelling prison drama that ends up feeling like purgatory to all involved.

Brian Holcomb
PopMatters

It's really not much fun watching the non drama of our hero Randy (Michael Pitt) staring at the walls and keeping the hands of the more brutish Jake from clawing up his skirt.

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Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer

Claustrophobic and overwrought, Jailbait is an unpleasant excursion into gay panic mitigated somewhat by performances that are hard to shake.

Lou Lumenick
New York Post

I wouldn't have thought it was possible to make a prison picture as utterly boring as Jailbait.

Doris Toumarkine
Film Journal International

Loaded with talent but not much else.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

While the stars deliver highly committed performances, the static nature of the proceedings ultimately defeats them.

Jack Mathews
New York Daily News

The cruelty of the law has been better demonstrated with news stories, and unless you're a Californian with two strikes against you, I don't know why you'd want to do this movie to yourself.

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Don Willmott
Filmcritic.com

a grueling acting exercise

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Flixster Audience Score: 50% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
A very gripping, thought provoking film, no easy feat since it mainly only has two actors in it and most of the movie takes place in one room! Of course it… More
Mike T.
Stephen Adly Guirgis is pretty good in this film, but Michael Pitt is outstanding. His performance is unnerving in its realism and contains a rare amount of… More