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Starter for 10

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, language and a scene of drug use.

PG-13 In Theaters 02/23/2007 , 96min.
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May 22, 2008
I loved it, and I know not many people get the title but I think it's kind of clever. ( I guess it might be a culture thing). Hilarious movie with great dialogue and some classic moments. James McAvoy plays the perfect clueless but endearing dolt. Alice is sexy and manipulative but charming at the same time.
May 22, 2008
The title is terrible but Starter for 10 has a heart and a sense of humor that are definitely on target.Hilarious and sweet although its a mildly enjoyable romantic comedy, this coming-of-age comedy is a solid successor to the best John Hughes films of the 1980s like Sixteen Candles. But its filtered through a specifically British prism, with its dry, observant wit and its characters who manage

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Showcasing the considerable talents of ubiquitous thesp James McAvoy ("The Last King of Scotland," "Penelope") and several other up-and-coming Brit actors, picture garnishes fairly standard college-set plot with wit, warmth and unexpected turns. Full Review
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
McAvoy, so memorable as Idi Amin's doctor turned adviser in last year's "The Last King of Scotland," may be the most likable British newcomer since Ewan McGregor; his glistening eyes can seduce audiences with their ability to show conflicting emotions. Full Review
James Berardinelli
A mildly enjoyable romantic comedy. Full Review
Jeannette Catsoulis
The New York Times
Starter for Ten offsets its rite-of-passage clichs with relaxed performances and an extremely likable lead. Full Review
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
A surprisingly agile and delightfully warm romantic comedy. Full Review

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