• The Girl Next Door (2004)

The Girl Next Door

Release Date: April 9th, 2004

DVD Release Date: August 24th, 2004

R |1 hr 48 min

Plot Summary

Eighteen-year-old Matthew Kidman (Emile Hirsch) is a straight-arrow overachiever who has never really lived life... until he falls for his new neighbor, the beautiful and seemingly innocent Danielle (Elisha Cuthbert). When Matthew discovers this perfect girl next door is a one-time porn star, his sheltered existence begins to spin out of control. Ultimately, Danielle helps Matthew emerge from his shell and discover that sometimes you have to risk everything for the person you love.

Cast: Emile Hirsch, Elisha Cuthbert, Timothy Olyphant, James Remar, Chris Marquette, Timothy Bottoms, Donna Bullock, Jacob Young

Director: Luke Greenfield

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Daybreak Point Entertainment, Fox 2000 Pictures, New Regency Pictures, Regency Enterprises

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Moving, Rise, School, Love, Fall, 2000s, Friend

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Jami BernardNew York Daily News

    Once in a very long while, a truly memorable romantic teen comedy comes along. The Girl Next Door is one. show more

  • 75
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    An exceptionally well-written script, full of unexpected turns and clever reversals, and a trio of deft actors in the principal roles. show more

  • 70
    Sheri LindenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Sharp, vivacious comedy. show more

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