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You Again stays true to its title 

The would-be comedy delivers reheated gags or cliches originally served in another, better movie.

If nothing else, this You Again can’t be accused of false advertising. It’s all right there in the title, two words that will float through audience members’ heads each of the many times this would-be comedy delivers a reheated gag or cliche originally served in another, better movie. Marni (Kristen Bell) is mortified to learn that Joanna (Odette Yustman), who made her high school life hell, is about to become her sister-in-law. Marni’s mother Gail (Jamie Lee Curtis) urges her daughter to let bygones be bygones, until Gail’s own high-school rival---Joanna’s aunt Ramona---arrives on the scene, setting up a multi-generational pissing contest. The cast does their best with the telegraphed punchlines, pratfalls and corny speeches they’ve been given, but they’re powerless against the inept script.
You Again
Rated PG (MPAA) · 105 min. · 2010
Official Site: www.YouAgain-TheMovie.com
Director: Andy Fickman
Writer: Moe Jelline
Producer: Andy Fickman, John J. Strauss and Eric Tannenbaum
Cast: Kristen Bell, Sigourney Weaver, Jamie Lee Curtis, Odette Yustman, Betty White, Kristin Chenoweth, Victor Garber, Christine Lakin, Patrick Duffy and Jenna Leigh Green

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