High-school students (Erika Christensen, Chris Evans, Bryan Greenberg) conspire to steal the answers to their upcoming SATs.
" It's not funny, though it tries to be, and it has nothing serious to say about the politics of the SATs, though it purports to. "
" Lively and fun in places, but overall it has a listless, tepid feel. "
" A bizarre mismatch of The Breakfast Club and Mission: Impossible. "
" Scribes Marc Hyman, Mark Schwahn and Jon Zack have crafted a snappy romp about right, wrong, and the teasing in-between. "
" Its rebel yell takes a back seat to the inevitabilities of the squeaky plot. "
" A dull film with unsympathetic characters brought together by a gimmicky premise that's handled with no imagination and a pristine fraudulence of emotion. "
" Surprisingly smart, surprisingly wise, predictably funny and yet unpredictable in general, it punctures stereotypes and taps into 17-year-old angst. "
" Even among the ranks of the diminutive, this one's got nothing to boast about. "
" Kids facing the SAT in real life may appreciate this movie, if only because it'll make them feel so much smarter than these characters. For the rest of us, it flunks. "
" It's too palatable. It maintains a tone of light seriousness, and it depends on the caper for too much of its entertainment value. "
" Talks a pretty good game, but in the end the numbers just don't add up to much. "
" Next time, director Robbins and his screenwriters should spend a few hours inside a real high school rather than re-hashing stock stereotypes from bad '80s movies. "
" Simply uses the test as a reason to assemble six teen stereotypes. "
" Is there not something just plain wrong with a movie about cheating on exams that's less fun than taking one? "
" When the most entertaining thing about a film is the printed press material that mimics the look of the test, you know you're in trouble. "
" Fails to gain admission into the elite group of inspired teen comedies. "
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