John Tucker Must Die
John Tucker Must Die (2006)

Three teenagers two-timed by a local lothario decide to turn the tables on him in this romantic comedy. John Tucker (Jesse Metcalfe) is the big man on campus at his high school -- he's the captain and star player of the basketball team,… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: July 28, 2006
DVD Release Date: November 14, 2006
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Critic Score: 27% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: This derivitive teen comedy tries to go for cute when it could use more bite.

Anna Smith
Time Out

Not the worst of its kind, but few over the age of 14 will find it worth forking out for.

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Peter Howell
Toronto Star

... a dreary female revenge timewaster that steals from so many and returns so little.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Succeeds in being passable romance comedy entertainment.

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James Berardinelli

The jokes are obvious and unfunny, the storyline goes nowhere that's interesting or unexpected, and the only chemistry happens in a science lab.

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Judy Chia Hui Hsu
Seattle Times

... longtime director Betty Thomas shows that she's still got the pulse of teenage angst, bringing out strong performances from every one of the ensemble cast.

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Cole Smithey

Designed as an ultimate revenge fantasy "John Tucker Must Die" is a moderately funny teen comedy with a few flashes of bawdy humor.

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Claudia Puig
USA Today

John Tucker Must Die is trying to be Mean Girls with a more pointed purpose, but it's less fun than it sounds.

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Ruthe Stein
San Francisco Chronicle

This one will probably appeal to its target audience, which is young enough not to have tired of watching cat fights and food fights.

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Anton Bitel

Rarely has a title promised so much, and delivered so little. John Tucker Must Die is toothless, gormless, witless, and, worst of all, deathless.

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Flixster Audience Score: 69% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Similar plot to The Other Women, but in high school. Preferable. Silly, but fun and not a long running time, so doesn't outwear it's welcome. Light… More
Cassie Hill
Hilarious! A must-see for any girl who's boyfriend was going out with someone, or three other someones' for that matter. The cast of Brittany Snow,… More
Candy Rose
Teen movie about a group of girls who gang up to teach their boyfriend a lesson for dating them all at the same time. Good cast. If you like Clueless and Mean… More
Alex roy
John Tucker Must Die was a terrible attempt at a comedy. The film has a bad cast, bad story and is simply awful. I thought the film was bad because it relied on… More
Wildaly M
Not much to see here.
Eric Alvarez
Girly high school movie. Consensus=no.