Romy and Michele's High School Reunion

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Romy and Michele's High School Reunion ★½ 1997 (R)

Two vacuous ditz queens, Romy (Sorvino) and Michele (Kudrow), best friends and roommates since high school, decide they must impress at their 10year Tucson high school reunion by passing themselves off as wealthy and successful. Since they're barely bright enough to walk and chew gum at the same time, this proves to be a challenge, especially when the arrival of cynical Heather (Garofalo), who knows the truth, threatens their deception. Music's good, and there are a (very) few funny moments, but you'll concentrate most on trying to ignore those annoying accents. You don't laugh with these wouldbe babes, you laugh at them. And even then, not all that much. Based on Schiff's play “The Ladies' Room.” 91m/C VHS, DVD . Mira Sorvino, Lisa Kudrow, Janeane Garofalo, Alan Cumming, Julia Campbell, Elaine Hendrix, Jacob Vargas, Camryn Manheim; D: David Mirkin; W: Robin Schiff; C: Reynaldo Villalobos; M: Steve Bartek.