• PG, 1 hr. 29 min.
  • Comedy
  • Directed By:
    Sara Sugarman
    In Theaters:
    Feb 20, 2004 Wide
    On DVD:
    Jul 20, 2004
  • Touchstone Pictures


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Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen Reviews

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Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

Enjoyable movie about the trials of being a teen.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 3/5

December 22, 2010
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Though Lohan and Fox are fun to look at, and Allison Pill is adorable, the film is pure mindless, ridiculous fluff.

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

April 29, 2009
Lisa Ann Cockrel
Christianity Today

Only the 13-and-under set will buy into the Confessions vision of teen-hood. Most actual teens have already noted the lack of opportunities for air-guitar montages.

| Original Score: 2.5/4

September 11, 2006
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness

Mind-numbingly juvenile.

Full Review Source: Lessons of Darkness | Original Score: C-

May 3, 2005
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

...a perfectly bland, homogenized, milquetoast piece of inconsequential would-be comedy fluff.

Full Review Source: Movie Metropolis | Original Score: 4/10

July 22, 2004
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

Sleep all day, party all night, never grow old, never die: it's fun to be a Disney starlet

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: 1/4

July 21, 2004
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...unapologetically geared towards the tween crowd, all other audiences be damned.

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 1.5/4

July 17, 2004
Nick De Semlyen
Empire Magazine

A self-absorbed sugar rush of a movie, this might please small girls but will leave a sour taste in everyone else's mouth.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 2/5

May 14, 2004
Nev Pierce

A creative no man's land: nothing ventured, nothing gained, nothing worth watching.

Full Review Source: BBC.com | Original Score: 2/5

May 1, 2004
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

An energetic cast and random lines of snappy dialog almost elevate this insipid comedy into something entertaining. But not quite.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 2/5

April 24, 2004
Robert K. Elder
Chicago Tribune
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A star vehicle with three flat tires and sugar in the gas tank.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 1/4

April 9, 2004
Michael Drakulich
Star Newspapers (Chicago, IL)

I hope kids see through this film's slick production value and realize Lindsay Lohan's character is only a shade above contemptible much less worth their admiration.

Full Review

March 24, 2004
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)

Talk about drama - oh! The horror.

Full Review | Original Score: 1/4

March 4, 2004
Dan Jardine

Bland, warmed over genre cliches masquerading as a movie.

Full Review Source: Cinemania | Original Score: 48/100

February 29, 2004
Tony Toscano
Talking Pictures (U.S.)

...film pimps to is core demographic and gives nothing substantial in return.

Full Review | Original Score: 1/4

February 29, 2004
Josh Bell
Las Vegas Weekly

Somehow the film gets through its entire running time without ever having a plot.

Full Review Source: Las Vegas Weekly | Original Score: 2/5

February 26, 2004
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

The movie's lame, but I'm inclined to agree with the kids on the Internet Movie Database message boards that Lohan could beat the crap out of Hillary Duff in a grudge match.

Full Review Source: Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC) | Original Score: 2.5/5

February 25, 2004
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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Dear Diary: The truth is that there's nothing much to confess in the made-for-tweens comedy Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C-

February 25, 2004
Jim Shelby
Palo Alto Weekly

If Disney Pictures is looking to pander to the lowest urges of emerging girlhood, they have succeeded in this tacky and boring after-school special.

Full Review Source: Palo Alto Weekly | Original Score: 1/4

February 25, 2004
Sean Burns
Philadelphia Weekly

We go home wondering exactly what lessons movies like these are supposed to be teaching our children.

Full Review | Original Score: F

February 25, 2004
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