crazy/beautiful

crazy/beautiful
crazy/beautiful
  • PG-13
  • 1h 39m
  • 2001
Fresh63%
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When fate brings together two high school seniors from opposite side of the track, it's something crazy/beautiful in this sexy, fun and energetic story of first love. Nicole is the I7-year-old troubled daughter of a wealthy congressman who never met a rule she didn't break. Carlos is an A-student with big dreams who endures a two-hour bus ride every morning to attend high school in an upscale L.A. neighborhood. Their innocent flirtations quickly develop into passionate love, but Nicole's self-destructive behavior threatens their relationship and puts Carlos' promising future in jeopardy. Will their intense passion keep them together despite the objections of their families or will Carlos be forced to plan his future... without Nicole?

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

TOMATOMETER®
Fresh63%
Critics Consensus: The story is not new, but the film gets credit for trying to move away from the genre's cliches. Kirsten Dunst and newcomer Jay Hernandez give believable performances.
Reviews
BBC.com
Almar Haflidason
Fresh

June 17, 2017
BBC.com
Jane Crowther
Fresh

[Dunst's] intelligent, complex performance makes Nicole a charming, frustrating, pathetic, and bal...

June 16, 2017
Village Voice
Amy Taubin
Rotten

As overproduced as a Super Bowl soft-drink commercial, so much so that even its potentially insigh...

June 16, 2017
Toronto Star
Peter Howell
Rotten

The movie is so predictable, it's not surprising that the script is credited to first-timers Phil...

June 16, 2017
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
There's nothing new in this teen fantasy.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this movie includes very strong language, drug use and drinking by teenagers, driving under the influence, sexual references and situations, and difficult emotional confrontations. An off-camera suicide and suicide attempts are discussed. The romance is inter-racial, triggering some hostility from both sides, and there is an ugly racial dispute.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:June 29, 2001
  • Languages:English, Spanish
  • Captions:English
  • Audio Format:
    5.1
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