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Boys and GirlsIf a duller Harry and a more mannered Sally had first met when they were annoying adolescents, then blossomed into breathtakingly irritating college students...Boys and GirlsRomance, ComedyPT103MPG-13If a duller Harry and a more mannered Sally had first met when they were annoying adolescents, then blossomed into breathtakingly irritating college students...2000-06-21Jason Biggs
Claire Forlani, Freddie Prinze Jr., ...

DINER FOR TWO Forlani finds Prinze charming in ''Boys and Girls''

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Boys and Girls

Genre: Romance, Comedy; Starring: Claire Forlani, Freddie Prinze Jr., Jason Biggs; Director: Robert Iscove; Author: Andrew Lowery, Andrew Miller; Runtime (in minutes): 103; MPAA Rating: PG-13

If a duller Harry and a more mannered Sally had first met when they were annoying adolescents, then blossomed into breathtakingly irritating college students – well, Harry and Sally still wouldn’t have approached the tedious inanity of this witless romantic comedy’s mismatched lovers. Working again – and far less effectively – with ”She’s All That” director Robert Iscove, Freddie Prinze Jr. provides a pleasant averageness and models many hairstyles in Boys and Girls.

But the actor’s charms are defeated at every turn by the brittle posturing of Claire Forlani (”Meet Joe Black”) as his nightmarish dream girl, while the braying antics of Jason Biggs (”American Pie”) and Amanda Detmer (”Drop Dead Gorgeous”) as Official Neurotic Second Bananas suggest that this ill-fitting movie was mail-ordered from an out-of-date catalog of teen-com stereotypes.