Lists: Comedy, Drama, Dark comedy

Brief Synopsis: "A high school teacher's personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections."

Overall Ranking: 1082 (Rank from 1999: # 25)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 25%
Regular 50%
Half-Popped 25%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review Secondary Ratings
David Baruffi97(full review)
Gorgon Reviews84
Dan O'Neill80(full review)
Wayne of Man I Love Films80(full review)
Lisa Marie Bowman80 - A great satire of high school politics.
(full review)
Bryan Lienesch75 - It feels like, while poking fun at young adult dramas, it accidentally became one.
Comedy: 5
Sex Appeal: 6
Scary: 4
Rewatch: 4
Rob from GuysFilmQuest60Comedy: 4
Sex Appeal: 3
Scary: 2
Rewatch: 3
Today I Watched A Movie60(full review)

People Involved

  • Matthew Broderick (Jim McAllister)
  • Reese Witherspoon (Tracy Flick)
  • Chris Klein (Paul Metzler)
  • Jessica Campbell (Tammy Metzler)
  • Mark Harelik (Dave Novotny)
  • Phil Reeves (Walt Hendricks)
  • Molly Hagan (Diane McAllister)
  • Delaney Driscoll (Linda Novotny)
  • Colleen Camp (Judith R. Flick)
  • Frankie Ingrassia (Lisa Flanagan)
  • Matt Malloy (Vice-Principal Ron Bell)
  • Jeanine Jackson (Jo Metzler)
  • Holmes Osborne (Dick Metzler)
  • Alexander Payne (Director)