Spork (2011)

In this offbeat independent comedy, Spork (Savannah Stehlin) is an awkward junior high student with bad skin and worse hair. Spork has one other thing that causes her grief -- a penis. Though she lives as a girl, Spork is a hermaphrodite… More

Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Drama, Comedy
Release Date: May 20, 2011
DVD Release Date: February 21, 2012
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Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer

A potty and potty-mouthed junior-high school musical that is by turns both energetic and slack.

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Ernest Hardy
Village Voice

Ghuman might have managed to salvage the film from its weak script if he'd had a firmer grasp on tone, and a better melding of the mish-mash of pop culture references.

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Brent Simon

A laboriously quirky, low-fi coming-of-age comedy that's basically a gender-inverted rip-off of Napoleon Dynamite, plus a few bells and whistles, and minus the tater tots and actual humor.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

Camp often means a lack of feeling and generalized disdain; not so in "Spork," which has as much heart as "Sixteen Candles."

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

For all its poignancy, "Spork" never loses sight of its goal to be zesty, sharp-witted fun.

Kam Williams

Proof positive that hermaphrodites are people deserving of Hollywood endings, too!.

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Mike Hale
New York Times

As uplifting stories of tolerance and self-discovery go, "Spork" has a messy appeal, but it's no "Hairspray."

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Tim Cogshell
Boxoffice Magazine

A quirky, imaginative and outrageously funny little movie that will speak to more of us than any of us would like to admit.

Paul Schrodt
Slant Magazine

Never feels authentically out-there because it still more or less toes the line of every teen comedy from Welcome to the Dollhouse to Mean Girls.

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Sarah Prisbylla
I made it 5 minutes into attempting to watch. I just couldn't do it...