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The In Crowd (2000)

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Average Rating: 2.7/10
Reviews Counted: 60
Fresh: 1 | Rotten: 59

A dull, soapy potboiler that lacks the energy to qualify as a guilty pleasure, The In Crowd is undone by slow pacing, poor acting, and a stunning lack of originality.

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Average Rating: 2.5/10
Critic Reviews: 19
Fresh: 0 | Rotten: 19

A dull, soapy potboiler that lacks the energy to qualify as a guilty pleasure, The In Crowd is undone by slow pacing, poor acting, and a stunning lack of originality.

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A young woman gets a startling perspective on how the other half lives in this teen-oriented thriller. Adrien Williams (Lori Heuring) is a troubled working-class college student who on the advice of her doctor takes a summer job at a posh country club. Brittany Foster (Susan Ward) is one of a group of wealthy students who while away their summer break with nighttime parties and days at the beach. Brittany takes a liking to Adrien and introduces her to her social circle, to the displeasure of her

PG-13,

Mystery & Suspense, Drama

Mark Gibson, Philip Halprin

Jun 1, 2004

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All Critics (60) | Top Critics (19) | Fresh (1) | Rotten (59) | DVD (7)

Late-night cable, here it comes!

July 21, 2014 Full Review Source: New York Daily News
New York Daily News
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Brittany is so obviously wicked, from the first glimpse we get of her, that there's nowhere for Ward to take her, except over the top.

July 18, 2014 Full Review Source: Seattle Times
Seattle Times
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The press release makes a "special request" to not reveal the ending. They didn't need to worry. Anyone over PG-13 age is going to know exactly where this movie is going long before it gets there.

June 10, 2013 Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune
Chicago Tribune
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Late-night Cinemax fare inexplicably granted a theatrical release.

June 10, 2013 Full Review Source: AV Club
AV Club
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The In Crowd isn't a movie, it's Gorgonzola, a crumbly summertime stinker veined with pop-cultural fungus.

September 7, 2011 Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly
Entertainment Weekly
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A country-club member takes a club employee under her wing in this cagey formula thriller that exploits homosexuality better than murder-mystery clues.

January 8, 2007 Full Review Source: Chicago Reader
Chicago Reader
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Dark and twisted, with sexually suggestive undercurrents, this one's as safe to miss as a sunburn by the club poolside.

July 21, 2014 Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor
Christian Science Monitor

The movie is billed as an erotic thriller, but it's not very erotic, nor is it really all that thrilling. It's just there, a languid, workmanlike time-waster that's the multiplex equivalent of sitting around the country club pool and working on your tan.

July 21, 2014 Full Review Source: Tulsa World
Tulsa World

The acting is universally abysmal, although so are all the lines of dialogue. So I can't entirely blame the cast members.

July 18, 2014 Full Review Source: Jam! Movies
Jam! Movies

The In Crowd's deep, dark secret? That it, too, is just a mediocre movie-of-the-week in feature-film clothing.

June 10, 2013 Full Review Source: Metro Times (Detroit, MI)
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

Stone the crows! Or is that flog the dead horse? Either way, this is cobblers.

December 30, 2006 Full Review Source: Empire Magazine
Empire Magazine

The In Crowd isn't a movie--it's a J. Crew catalogue. Junk mail, junk movie.

December 6, 2005 Full Review Source: One Guy's Opinion
One Guy's Opinion

...if you're a fan of cat fights, you'll have it made in the shade.

August 1, 2003 Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews
Reel Film Reviews

Somebody wrote this, directed this, and wrote out checks for the actors. They all have family somewhere proudly boasting that their child makes movies in Hollywood.

May 20, 2003 Full Review Source: Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto Weekly

This is the stuff of good, clean, campy fun. But instead of titillating, The In Crowd is nothing but a deadly dull business.

March 10, 2003 Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle
Austin Chronicle

A story that might be enacted by a deranged and sexually confused 12-year-old girl with her Barbie dolls

December 13, 2002
New Times

There was no advance screening for this movie, so I actually had to pay to see this one myself. Don't make my mistake, because I'll never see that eight dollars ever again!

December 8, 2002 Full Review Source: Film Threat
Film Threat

Lack of a sympathetic main character is only one of the film's many faults.

August 2, 2002 Full Review Source: ReelTalk Movie Reviews
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