• Never Been Kissed (1999)

Never Been Kissed

Release Date: April 9th, 1999

DVD Release Date: October 26th, 1999

PG-13 |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

Josie Geller (Drew Barrymore), a baby-faced junior copywriter at the Chicago Sun-Times, must pose as a student at her former high school to research contemporary teenage culture. With the help of her brother, Rob (David Arquette), Josie infiltrates the inner circle of the most popular clique on campus. But she hits a major snag in her investigation -- not to mention her own failed love life -- when she falls for her dreamy English teacher, Sam Coulson (Michael Vartan).

Cast: Drew Barrymore, David Arquette, Michael Vartan, Molly Shannon, John C. Reilly, Garry Marshall, Sean Whalen, Leelee Sobieski

Director: Raja Gosnell

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Flower Films, Fox 2000 Pictures

Distributors: Fox, 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Brother, Office, Heartwarming, Hilarious, Growing up, Quest, 1990s, Charming

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The movie's screenplay is contrived and not blindingly original, but Barrymore illuminates it with sunniness, and creates a lovable character show more

  • 63
    David SterrittChristian Science Monitor

    The best things about Never Been Kissed are its colorful camera work and funny dialogue. show more

  • 75
    Wesley MorrisSan Francisco Examiner

    Where Never Been Kissed succeeds is in its unabashed refusal to stoop to choosing sides in the high-school hipness war. show more

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