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So Undercover (2012)




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When the FBI hires her to go undercover at a college sorority, Molly Morris (Miley Cyrus) must transform herself from a tough, streetwise private investigator to a refined, sophisticated university girl to help protect the daughter of a one-time Mobster. With several suspects on her list, Molly unexpectedly discovers that not everyone is who they appear to be, including herself. -- (C) Weinstein

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Miley Cyrus
as Molly Morris/Brook
Jeremy Piven
as Armon Ranford
Josh Bowman
as Nicholas
Megan Park
as Cotton
Matthew Settle
as Professor Talloway
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Critic Reviews for So Undercover

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (1)

Cyrus seems to be playing dress-up when she dons the biker gear that is supposedly her second skin. Not-especially-high high jinks ensue.

Full Review… | December 4, 2012
Time Out
Top Critic

To keep up her cover, Miley Cyrus's private eye has to spout nonsense like 'Totes!' and 'Amazeballs!' while pretending to be an empty-headed ditz... when the story finally gets wrapped up, 'Amazeballs' will not be the word that comes to your lips.

Full Review… | April 2, 2013
Movie Talk

Miley Cyrus stars in this forgettable dud of a campus comedy.

Full Review… | March 1, 2013
Common Sense Media

Endeavoring to reveal more sides to Cyrus as she moves over to twentysomething pursuits, So Undercover isn't ambitious and brave enough to truly shake up her career in new and exciting ways.

Full Review… | February 2, 2013

A more convincing star could have saved this, although to be fair to Cyrus, she hasn't much to work with.

Full Review… | December 10, 2012

The plotting is confused, perfunctory and for much of the way ignored.

Full Review… | December 9, 2012
Observer (UK)

Audience Reviews for So Undercover


I don't know what I expected watching a chick flick staring Miley Cyrus. The script is so cheesy and those stunts were agonizing to watch. Worst movie I've seen this month.

Farah Rizq
Farah Rizq

I was in the mood for a bad movie, and this looked just the thing! At the beginning, the acting was so wooden I suspected I had picked a level of awful even I wouldn't enjoy, but it does improve (a bit!). This seemed similar to movies such as House Bunny. Not all that good, but slightly amusing in a check out the dumb girls type of way. Miley is not all that convincing as a PI, and I'm not entirely sure she can act. She's kind of like Melissa Joan Hart. Not likely to win any awards, and a bit hammy, but looks pleasant onscreen and it sort of works in this PG type of genre

Nicki Marie
Nicki Marie

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So Undercover was like so totes amazeballs. Actually, not at all. I actually only wanted to see the movie because I was curious to see Kelly Osbourne in a movie. She didn't do too bad. He part wasn't very big though. But lets get to all the annoying things that made this film so craptastic. Miley dear, I will keep hoping that one day you will make a decent movie and will become a better actress. I love an under dog. Jeremy Piven is Jeremy Piven. I don't really see the difference from any character he ever plays. He's a one note pony show. If that makes any sense. It's late, I am tired. So more than likely, this will not make much sense and I might need to rewrite it. But I am pretty lazy and probably won't. The only part I liked was when Armon was flying high on the cotton candy mountain flying on the unicorns tears. I know you don't understand what I just said. So maybe that will make you a bit curious to see the movie just to figure it out. But then again once you get a look at the talent that is lined up for this flick and see who the director is, you might pass just for that. I wish I did. But I had little people over who enjoy these Miley films. I was no match to their persuasion. They always win...


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