Just Friends

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Just Friends ★ 2005 (PG-13)

No surprises in this romantic comedy, but it's sweet enough anyway. Chris (Reynolds), the chubby Jersey kid, is in love with his high school chick friend Jamie (Smart) but he's overweight, shy, and in the “friend zone.” Chris moves to L.A., where he transforms into a super hot So-Cal babe collector before returning to his hometown 10 years later. 94m/C DVD . US Ryan Reynolds, Amy Smart, Anna Faris, Julie Hagerty, Christopher Marquette, Stephen (Steve) Root, Chris Klein, Fred Ewanuick; D: Roger Kumble; W: Adam “Tex” Davis; C: Anthony B. Richmond; M: Jeff Cardoni.