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The Girl Next Door Reviews

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Eric Lurio
Greenwich Village Gazette

It's not awful by any means, but it's no great shakes either.

| Original Score: 2/5

April 17, 2004
Paul Sherman
Boston Herald

You can almost hear this movie ticking off its predecessor's ingredients.

Full Review Source: Boston Herald | Original Score: 2/4

April 17, 2004
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

Hollywood used to be called the dream factory. A better name now would be the wet dream factory.

Full Review Source: Boulder Weekly

April 16, 2004
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Elisha Cuthbert makes a huge big-screen splash worthy of Clara Bow or Brigitte Bardot -- almost.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 2.5/4

April 16, 2004
Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly

...for the most part bounces along just fine on a shrewd combination of sweetness and danger.

Full Review

April 16, 2004
Collin Souter

The comparisons to Risky Business are inevitable, but like the song says, Today's music ain't got the same soul.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 1.5/4

April 15, 2004
Tyler Hanley
Palo Alto Weekly

More daring than Risky Business and sweeter than American Pie.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

April 15, 2004
Mike Sage
Peterborough This Week

An epic lurcher of a teen comedy, this is one homely girl next door you'd be best to stand-up.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/5

April 14, 2004
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

This is a teen comedy, not a weighty contribution to culture. In that light, it's a good deal funnier, more clever and better done than most such offerings.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 3.5/5

April 14, 2004
Jeffrey Chen
Window to the Movies

The formula is so conspicuous it's practically written up on the screen as the movie is playing, and little else compensates for that.

Full Review Source: Window to the Movies | Original Score: 4/10

April 13, 2004
Sean O'Connell
Eclipse Magazine

Relies too heavily on a story usually reserved for the letters section of an adult magazine.

Full Review Source: Eclipse Magazine | Original Score: C

April 13, 2004
Laine Ewen
Premiere Magazine

With a more focused plotline, The Girl Next Door might have surpassed its genre. Still, as far as teen sex films go, this one scores.

Full Review Source: Premiere Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/4

April 13, 2004
Vince Koehler
Entertainment Spectrum

This film is a Risky Business for the new millennium.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Spectrum | Original Score: 3/4

April 12, 2004
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

Goes through more contortions than a Tijuana pole dancer as it tries to be all things to all people, and yet it works...

| Original Score: 3/4

April 12, 2004
Richard Roeper
Ebert & Roeper
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Risky Business, while cynical and salacious, also had style, charm and heart. The Girl Next Door is just nasty, loud and empty.

Full Review Source: Ebert & Roeper

April 12, 2004

A pleasant, disposable movie that you might secretly watch every now and again for years before realizing everyone else does it too.

Full Review Source: Cinerina | Original Score: 4/5

April 12, 2004
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

The movie never provides any groundbreaking answers [about teenage sexuality], but I give it credit for at least posing the questions.

Full Review Source: Aisle Seat | Original Score: 3/4

April 11, 2004
Stephen Himes
Flak Magazine

There's nothing more wacky! than teenage porn stars!

Full Review Source: Flak Magazine | Original Score: 1/5

April 11, 2004
Kevin N. Laforest
Montreal Film Journal

It's as funny as Elisha Cuthbert is sexy, and that's saying a lot!

Full Review Source: Montreal Film Journal

April 10, 2004
Steven Horn
IGN Movies

A fun flick with enough eye candy and laughs to keep us coming back for more.

Full Review Source: IGN Movies | Original Score: 3.5/5

April 9, 2004
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