Undiscovered (2005)

Two talented young people head to California looking for fame, but find love along the way in this romantic drama. Luke (Steven Strait) is a struggling rock musician who has decided to leave New York City for the seemingly greener pastures… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 26, 2005
DVD Release Date: December 26, 2005
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Critic Score: 8% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Undiscovered, a film about aspiring actresses and musicians, lacks originality and a convincing plot.

Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

It may be a cheesy lark, but life bubbles through the cheese.

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Nathan Rabin
AV Club

Undiscovered would like to think of itself as a gritty, documentary-style indie about hopefuls on the fringes of the industry, but it's more like one of those lame hair-metal bands that went out and bought flannel shirts after Nirvana hit it big.

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Clare Pfeiffer Ramsey
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

Undiscovered has about as much emotional depth and romantic sensibility as an episode of a Simpson sister MTV reality show.

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

It isn't bad enough to be good.

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Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press

Although it's all but forgotten before the fade-out, you don't rush to turn it off, either.

Christopher Borrelli
Toledo Blade

There is not a single moment in the undistinguished Undiscovered that will do for [Pell] James what those couple of compassionate, moving minutes do in Jim Jarmusch's [Broken Flowers].

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Christy Lemire
Associated Press

Undiscovered feels more like a pilot for a glossy nighttime soap on Fox -- probably one that would be canceled midseason -- than a feature film with even a modicum of discernible originality or depth.

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Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer

An enjoyably cheesy teen melodrama with a touch of indie edge.

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Brian Marder

Prolific music-video director Meiert Avis is making his feature film directorial debut with Undiscovered -- and his obvious greenness shows.

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Flixster Audience Score: 47% Flixster User Reviews
Emily Armstrong
I didn't expect much going in, but this movie was not too bad. It just didn't work as a comedy, and I know exactly why: the music. The soulful, easy… More
Laurence Collin
Tacky and criminally uninspired, Undiscovered tries to sing about authenticity and the will to ''keep on keepin' on'', but reveals… More
Naughtia Nahazhina
I liked the songs and I especially liked the scene with the bulldog skateboarding, hehe. This was an ok movie about 2 aspiring artist trying to make it in the… More
Yinalí Ríos
I loved this movie!!!!