From Justin to Kelly Poster

Release Date: June 20th, 2003

DVD Release Date: August 26th, 2003

PG|1 hr 21 min

Plot Summary
In this musical, college student Justin (Justin Guarini) arrives in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., for spring break with his friends Brandon (Greg Siff) and Eddie (Brian Dietzen), and quickly crosses paths with waitress Kelly (Kelly Clarkson). Although Justin falls for Kelly almost instantly, Kelly's jealous friend, Alexa (Katherine Bailess), tries her best to keep the two apart. With the help of several song-and-dance numbers, however, Justin and Kelly eventually connect and make sweet music together.

Cast: Kelly Clarkson, Justin Guarini, Katherine Bailess, Anika Noni Rose, Greg Siff, Brian Dietzen, Jason Yribar, Kaitlin Riley

Director: Robert Iscove

Genres: Romance, Musical comedy

Production Co: 19 Entertainment

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: 2000s, Friend, Rivalry, Love triangle, Underdog, Growing up, Amusing, Engaging, Friendship, Lighthearted, Love

Ratings & Reviews

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  • A feather-light musical rushed into production to capitalize on American Idol-frenzy, is nothing more than an excuse to give the two leads several musical numbers, a la those Frankie Avalon-Annette Funicello "Beach Blanket Bingo" movies, and with just about the same amount of substance, too. show more

  • In this frothy beach movie, they make pop-music lite together but create an utterly unconvincing romantic couple, seeming more like siblings or best friends. From Ruben to Clay might work better. show more

  • Arguably the most insipid movie released so far this century. show more

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