My Date with Drew
My Date with Drew (2004)

For years, Brian Herzlinger has had a crush on a pretty girl. There's nothing so strange about that, or even that the girl in question is the famous actress Drew Barrymore. What is unusual is that Herzlinger decided to do something… More

Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 3, 2006
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Critic Score
71%
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57%



Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: A love-it-or-hate-it stalkerazzi documentary, My Date With Drew effectively draws on America's celeb-obsessed pop culture so that viewers either unabashedly identify with it, or are filing restraining orders on Drew Barrymore's behalf.

Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

Brian wants to meet Drew. By the end of his movie, we want to meet him.

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Connie Ogle
Miami Herald

It's like reality TV, only twice as irritating.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

It's as phony, stupid, lame, and pathetic as any reality show on television.

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Tasha Robinson
AV Club

Herzlinger comes across as kind of a nebbishy Everyman, except funnier, luckier, and in possession of the most tolerant, supportive friends on the planet.

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Sheela Raman
Boston Globe

In this TV reality show masquerading as a movie documentary, Brian Herzlinger is a creepy voyeur, a run-of-the-mill loser who obsesses about living the celebrity high life but lacks the talent to pull it off.

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Kam Williams
Upstage Magazine

A reality movie which turns entirely on the likeability of a nerd in heat.

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Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

This film, like the actress who inspired it, has an appealing sweetness that sneaks up on its viewer.

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Jeff Strickler
Minneapolis Star Tribune

If this unemployed gofer can land a date with a superstar, maybe there's hope for all of us.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

Definitely one of those "stand up and cheer for the little guy" type of films, which probably has old Frank Capra grinning wherever the hell he is.

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Flixster Audience Score: 57% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
Interesting enough to follow through to the end. Drew Barrymore is a sweetheart.
Steve B.
This Herzlinger kid is such a dink. Could have been a great movie, but he wasted it.
Melvin White
"30 Days, $1100, For  an Ordinary Guy to get a Date with Drew Barrymore" I did not anticipate liking this documentary as much as I did. Brian takes a… More
Curt C
This is just reality TV, in the form of "reality movie". It does have some charm though.
Jason Spencer
I really enjoyed this documentary about a plain guy trying to get a date with a superstar. Filmed with a simple video camera and an $1100 budget we get to see… More