Gabby (Daniella Monet) and Devon (Alona Tal) worship boy band 5 Leo Rise. So when they have a chance to win a free concert for their high school by collecting bottle labels, they go all out. But the labels are accidentally destroyed in a fire, and now the two teens must come up with a new scheme -- or risk disappointing the whole school. Real band the Click Five portrays the pop group; co-stars include Christy Carlson Romano and Marcus T. Paulk.
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- Andrew Waller
PGLanguage, suggestive material and thematic elements.
Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1Subtitles
English, FrenchClosed captioned
YesLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital 5.1Other features
Color; interactive menus; scene access; behind-the-scenes featurettes; music video; deleted scenes; alternate opening sequence; cast and crew interviews.
Common Sense Note
Parents need to know that there's some iffy stuff in this mediocre movie. There is the guy friend who breaks into a girl's locker to get into her stuff. This same friend constantly puts the moves on the said friend. Being skinny and cute and popular is the end-all-be-all goal of teenage existence here. And there are parents who are not really there, even when they are there. A character's comment about another girl looking fat seems normal in this context, as does the immediate retort regarding bulimia.
- Sexual Content
- Devon dresses as a femme fatale called the Velvet Raven when she wants attention from one of the band mates. This works-- she gives him a sponge bath (clothes on) and they kiss. Devon's sister is shown making out with a random guy at a party -- kissing him with an open mouth, while pulling his arms around her. Suggestive language.
- Devon's sister constantly slaps her in the back of the head.
- Â "Total loser who needs his ass kicked." "Piece of crap." "Is that why you turned into a dick?" "You calling me gay?" "I am so pissed off that I missed that!"
- Social Behavior
- Though it's supposed to be about the power of friendship, trying to be popular drives the plot. Devon and Gabby will risk anything to save their reputations -- even breaking various laws. Lincoln is a token African-American friend who lusts after his female friend and is the criminal mastermind behind the heist. Girls are suggestive when they need to get attention, and boys lust after the girls who are babes.Â
- Lots of recognizable brands: CosmoGirl, Tiger Beat, Pop Star, Audi, Toyota, Mall of America, MTV News and MTVnews.com. Plus all the clothes and gadgets that everyone seems to possess.
- Drugs / Tobacco / Alcohol
- Pete drugs the limo driver, Devon's sister throws a big party where everyone drinks alcohol.
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it