Never Been Kissed Reviews

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January 23, 2019
Never Been Kissed does very little to distinguish itself from the umpteen other high-school comedies we've seen this year.
January 23, 2019
This is one of those films that just doesn't know when to end.
January 23, 2019
[B]y and large she generates the kind of charm that, since Scream and Everyone Says I Love You, she's made her trademark.
December 26, 2010
A genuinely sweet and romantic story for teens.
August 7, 2007
Drew Barrymore's virtuoso performance smooths over the plot holes.
April 27, 2007
The most exhilarating American movie I have seen this year -- which isn't saying much.
January 26, 2006
Barrymore again displays her remarkable ability to get the audience rooting for her singular blend of vulnerability and sunny optimism.
March 22, 2002
Drew Barrymore has been well cast as someone who doesn't act her age.
March 5, 2002
The script efficiently contrives a spiral of dilemmas and challenges to bring about Josie's ultimate blossoming.
May 11, 2001
Relatively inoffensive and relentlessly mediocre.
February 14, 2001
While Never Been Kissed belongs heart and soul to Barrymore, Sobieski's natural poise and assurance reminds us that her own prime time is not so very far away.
January 1, 2000
A bogus, bottom-of-the-barrel Cinderella story!
January 1, 2000
A comedy of humiliation that mistakes bathos for humor.
January 1, 2000
Predictable, slightly painful and as embarrassing as all get-out.
January 1, 2000
The flashback-Josie is so grotesque, and the present-tense-Josie so unbelievable that "Never Been Kissed" is essentially an exercise in humiliation.
January 1, 2000
Barrymore is bursting with comic flair!
January 1, 2000
A lively tribute to the awkwardness and power of adolescent girlhood.
January 1, 2000
Barrymore's the reason to see it and the reason it will be widely enjoyed.
January 1, 2000
Dumb plot and poor script!
January 1, 2000
Never Been Kissed never makes it, but Barrymore's worth watching.
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