Boys and Girls Movie Review Summary

Actors: Freddie Prinze, Jr., Claire Forlani, Jason Biggs, Amanda Detmer, Heather Donahue

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This is the story of two best friends who realized their friendship is deeper that they once thought. Jennifer and Ryan met on an airplane when they were 12-year-old. Years later they meet again, this time in high school; Ryan is a mascot and Jennifer the Homecoming Queen. Feeling they are very different, they don't stay in touch. One year later, they are both attending Berkeley and meet again. This time Ryan is in a relationship and Jennifer is commitment-phobic. Ryan breaks up with his girlfriend and Jennifer is there to take care of him. They become best friends and help each other out in all situations and spend a lot of time together. Ryan starts dating another girl named Megan and they become a couple. One night, Ryan and Jennifer have sex. The next morning, Ryan thinks they are going to be in a relationship but Jennifer tells Ryan this was a mistake and she wants to pretend this never happened. Ryan is hurt and confused, and having feelings for Jennifer, he breaks up with Megan. Jennifer tries to contact him but he screens her calls. Come graduation, Jennifer has planned to travel to Italy. Jennifer goes to a hilltop where Ryan and she spend a lot of time together and sees Ryan. She tells him she is leaving and Ryan tells her he is in love with her. Jennifer seems not to reciprocate and so he leaves. Jennifer then takes the shuttle to the airport and sees the famous hilltop; she realizes she has feelings for Ryan. She rushes back to her apartment to find her roommate and ask where Ryan is; he is about to board a plane back to Los Angeles. Jennifer rushes off to the airport to tell Ryan she loves him. They end up together and are both on an airplane, once again.
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Best part of story, including ending: I liked this story, funny movie and cute love story.

Best scene in story: End of the movie when they are once again on a plane together, but this time as a couple. It is interesting to see how life kept bringing them back together.

Opinion about the main character: Dislike: Jennifer kept looking for something that had been in front of her all along.

The review of this Movie prepared by Mary G. a Level 4 Yellow-Headed Blackbird scholar

Script Analysis of Boys and Girls

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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   2000's+ (present) Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Kind of romance:    -   longtime friends who engage in mating

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   student Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American


United States    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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