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The Girl Next Door Reviews

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
The few saving graces are the gorgeous Elisha Cuthbert and the fun bad guy turn by Timothy Olyphant.

Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 5, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Bill Clark
June 20, 2005
What sets the film apart from the competition is its willingness to confront its own subject matter in an honest way.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Garth Franklin
Dark Horizons
April 2, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
November 28, 2004 innocuous romp for teenagers.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Joe Utichi
July 20, 2004
The best teen-comedy since American Pie.
Full Review | Original Score: 77/100
Dan Marcucci and Nancy Serougi
Broomfield Enterprise
June 11, 2004
Think of it as a cute little movie about porn, if that's possible.
Full Review
Luis Martinez
May 25, 2004
Una relación amor-odio incisiva en un inicio, que inevitablemente recuerda a la vivida en la inolvidable Risky Business.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
Scott Russon
Empire Magazine
May 14, 2004
What seems to be another wishy-washy teen movie is actually a surprising little number that grabs the attention at the least expected moments.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
April 27, 2004
Rich in cynicism and morally loose, it is nevertheless a fun film if you don't take it seriously.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Gregory Freitas
April 27, 2004
It is well-acted throughout and the script displays a fair amount of wit, all things considering.
Brent Simon
Entertainment Today
April 26, 2004
Beautifully sprawling and terrifically funny... it encapsulates the raw, careening energy and mirth of adolescence.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Matthew Turner
April 17, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jay Richardson
Future Movies UK
April 17, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly
April 16, 2004
...for the most part bounces along just fine on a shrewd combination of sweetness and danger.
Full Review
Tyler Hanley
Palo Alto Weekly
April 15, 2004
More daring than Risky Business and sweeter than American Pie.
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
April 14, 2004
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 | Original Score: 3.5/5
Laine Ewen
Premiere Magazine
April 13, 2004
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 | Original Score: 2.5/4
Vince Koehler
Entertainment Spectrum
April 12, 2004
This film is a Risky Business for the new millennium.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile
October 18, 2008
Top Critic

Time Out
February 9, 2006
Top Critic

Houston Chronicle
July 21, 2005

Daily Mail [UK]
April 17, 2004
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
April 17, 2004

Boston Phoenix
April 17, 2004
Top Critic

St. Louis Post-Dispatch
April 9, 2004

Orlando Weekly
April 9, 2004
Gaby Bila-Gunther
Senses of Cinema
March 16, 2004
Top Critic

AV Club
February 24, 2004
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