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Hot Tub Time Machine 2

Starring: Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Clark Duke, Adam Scott, Chevy Chase, Jason Jones, Collette Wolfe

Directed by: Steve Pink

Plot: To prevent Lou’s assassination, the gang tries to travel back in time with the titular machine but end up 10 years in the future instead.

Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 16%

Critic Consensus: “A shallow dip overflowing with juvenile humor, Hot Tub Time Machine 2 is a lukewarm sequel that’s healthiest to avoid”

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The DUFF

Starring: Mae Whitman, Robbie Amell, Bella Thorne, Nick Eversman, Bianca Santos

Directed by: Ari Sandel

Plot: A high school senior that everyone in her school believes that she is the DUFF (Designated, Ugly, Fat Friend) of her best friends and teams with a popular jock to help try and change her image.

RT Freshness: 64%

Critic Consensus: “The DUFF doesn’t achieve teen-movie greatness, but offers enough of a postmodern twist on the genre to recommend — and boasts typically great work from star Mae Whitman”

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McFarland, USA

Starring: Kevin Costner, Carlos Pratts, Maria Bello, Morgan Saylor, Martha Higareda, Miguel Aguero

Directed by: Niki Caro

Plot: A gym teacher in a poor community in California tries to create a cross country team when he sees the potential in some of his students to be great runners.

RT Freshness: 75%

Critic Consensus: “Disney’s inspirational sports drama formula might be old hat, but McFarland, USA proves it still works — especially with a talented director and eminently likable star in the mix”

 

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