The Perfect Score
The Perfect Score (2004)

Produced by MTV Films, The Perfect Score is a teen crime comedy about a group of high school students who decide to steal the answers to the SAT exam. Kyle (Chris Evans) wants to be an architect, but his scores are too low to get into the… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: June 29, 2004
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17%
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44%



Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Neither funny nor suspenseful, this heist / teen flick also fails to explore its potentially socially relevant premise.

James Berardinelli
ReelViews

Next time, director Robbins and his screenwriters should spend a few hours inside a real high school rather than re-hashing stock stereotypes from bad '80s movies.

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Desson Thomson
Washington Post

A bizarre mismatch of The Breakfast Club and Mission: Impossible.

Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Not terrible, but this MTV teen movie falls flat.

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Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com

Lively and fun in places, but overall it has a listless, tepid feel.

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Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star

Is there not something just plain wrong with a movie about cheating on exams that's less fun than taking one?

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Squarely aimed at teens with little regard for anyone else...

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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post

Talks a pretty good game, but in the end the numbers just don't add up to much.

Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times

Kids facing the SAT in real life may appreciate this movie, if only because it'll make them feel so much smarter than these characters. For the rest of us, it flunks.

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Mark Collette
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)

The work of a filmmaker and team of writers so conscious of their own formulaic crutch that they demand a production that feels like more than the sum of its parts.

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Flixster Audience Score: 44% Flixster User Reviews
Directors Cat
[img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon14.gif[/img] I have no doubt in mind that The Perfect Score could have been an effectively edgy… More
Manu Gino
The S.A.T is hard to take. It's even harder to steal. Good movie and I really liked it. I enjoyed it very much, it was easy to see and which guy… More
Japes .
Kids are pretty stupid. SATs really don't mean that much. If they couldn't get into the college they applied, they could've gone to a community… More
KJ Proulx
easy concept to make a movie out of, but I really enjoyed it!
Melvin White
Francesca: You look like a slut. I like it.  "The S.A.T. is hard to take. It's even harder to steal." The Perfect Score is a horrible teenage… More
Coxxie Mild Sauce
it has matthew lillard in it, who is always funny so it gets a star... but seriously, if youre older than 12 dont see it.

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