Flipped

Movie review by S. Jhoanna Robledo, Common Sense Media
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age 11+

Coming-of-age romance brings light touch to heavy themes.

PG 2010 90 minutes

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age 11+

Based on 22 reviews

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age 10+

Based on 55 reviews

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age 10+

A Cinematic Gem Like No Other

Flipped is a one in a million film - I mean, REALLY one in a million. It's refreshing and lovely, dramatic and hilarious. It does what few films do in our time (or rather what they don't do): Flipped does not sacrifice its integrity for raunchy, gratuitous content. It's real. The emotions are real. The characters are real. And while it certainly isn't G-rated fluff (and do not be fooled - this is not a film for young children), the movie is definitely gentle and innocent in many ways. On the downside, without giving anything away, the ending of the film could have been better patched together, but overall the movie is a cinematic gem like no other. Go see Flipped!

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I love this movie. Most people don't agree with this probably, but in your life if you've been stabbed in the back by a friend or more so the guy you've been crushing on since the day you met him than it has a deeper meaning to you. It's about a girl who's loved the same boy since the day she first looked at his eyes, but soon she begins to realize that maybe she's all wrong. For she realized she doesn't really even know him. Than when he hurts her she finally gives up on him...at least she's trying too. The boy on the other hand didn't believe it to be love at first sight and has been trying to get her to go away by dating other girls and ignoring her. Than when she stops liking him, he starts to think maybe she's more than what he thought. The only issue is he's worried about what his friend thinks, I read the book after the movie and I do believe there are both things better about the book and the movie, but I do have to say the movie ending is better to me than the books.

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