Fat Girls (2006)

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Two misfits struggle to make their way through the living hell that is high school in this independent comedy drama. Rodney (Ash Christian) lives in a small Texas town where most folks don't have much use for musical theater or much understanding of the gay lifestyle. Since the barely closeted Rodney wants little else besides a boyfriend and the leading role in a Broadway show, this doesn't make life easy for him, and he has only one close friend -- Sabrina (Ashley Fink), a smart and funny girl … More

Rating: R (adult situations/language, nudity, sex)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Ash Christian
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On DVD: Feb 12, 2008
Runtime:
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as Rodney Miller

as Seymour Cox

as Sabrina Thomas

as Roller Rink Attendan...
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Critic Reviews for Fat Girls

All Critics (18) | Top Critics (7)

Too crudely executed to make much of an impact.

November 9, 2007
Hollywood Reporter
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Ends up stranded between two concepts.

November 4, 2007
New York Times
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Big-hearted and often quite funny if crudely made, Fat Girls cleverly subverts the clichés of high school comedies to serve an autobiographical story.

Full Review… | November 3, 2007
New York Post
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A modestly impressive debut -- especially considering that writer/director Ash Christian was 21 when he made it -- this poignant comedy will appeal to anyone who vividly remembers what it's like to be a high school outcast.

Full Review… | November 2, 2007
New York Daily News
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Fat Girls is fully in the "quirky indie" mold, populated by frumpy characters who sport slack expressions and enthuse about silly life plans.

Full Review… | November 1, 2007
AV Club
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Given Fat Girls' honesty, and its delicately drawn examples of social hopelessness, the sudden, sugary, puzzling finale feels out of character. It's as though the film forgot how to talk to us.

Full Review… | October 31, 2007
Village Voice
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Audience Reviews for Fat Girls

This one is hard to find, I got mine from Net Flix, it wasn't the movie I was looking for but watched it anyway. Very factual with todays world, enjoyable, funny, and sad. Worth renting

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Bruce Bruce

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½

This movie has some laugh out loud scenes and is about a high school senior who comes to terms with not just being gay, but accepting and liking himself.

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Glen Shrope

Surprisingly likeable. A unconventional story with a terrific message. It's not without some flaws, but, as gay movies go, this one is quite recommended...

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