The Secret Lives Of Dorks
The Secret Lives Of Dorks (2013)

THE SECRET LIVES OF DORKS, Payton (Gaelan Connell) is a pathetic dork, a comic book geek whose high school career is one hopeless faux pas after another. Yet he's a dreamer and madly in love with the head cheerleader Carrie (Riley… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Genre: Comedy
Release Date: September 27, 2013
DVD Release Date: June 9, 2014
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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

There's no way to prepare yourself for how awful "The Secret Lives of Dorks" is.

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Chris Packham
Village Voice

The Jim Belushi of high-school romantic comedies: indifferent, kind of exhausted.

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Noel Murray
The Dissolve

It has a good heart and a good cast...But the movie is strenuously, exhaustingly unfunny, in a way that makes its phoniness harder to bear.

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Annlee Ellingson
Los Angeles Times

Johnny Severin and Nicholas David Brandt's ... clever and original script takes an unexpected turn at nearly every intersection, resulting in a funny and big-hearted coming-of-age romance.

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Ron Wilkinson
It's Just Movies

If you are ready for some laughs and almost inhumanly able to go along with the jokes, you will chuckle now and then in spite of yourself.

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S. Jhoanna Robledo
Common Sense Media

Tedious teen comedy hits every high school clique cliche.

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Mike D'Angelo
AV Club

Replete with deadly fart jokes, projectile-vomit jokes, accidental-boob-grab jokes, and various other sources of alleged humor that real-life outcasts wouldn't voluntarily go anywhere near.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

Another entry in the "Why Should We Care?" department, The Secret Lives of Dorks feels like something we have all been through too many times before.

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