Romy and Michele's High School Reunion
Release: April 25, 1997

Two dimwitted pals attempt to fib their way through their high school reunion with disastrous results in this bubbly comedy from David Mirkin, frequent director of the cult TV sitcom "Get a Life!". Los Angeles dim-bulbs Romy (Mira Sorvino) and Michele (Lisa Kudrow) have been best friends since childhood. Their shared passions include shopping, club-hopping, and creating their own candy-colored fashions. When their tenth high school reunion looms, the friends realize that their lives are not impressive enough to cow the popular crowd that tormented them in their teen years. So Romy borrows a Jaguar, and the duo concocts a story about how they became top corporate executives by creating Post-It notes. Once they are at the reunion, however, Romy and Michele's scheme unravels. Saturnine classmate Heather (Janeane Garofalo), who really did make a fortune as an inventor, exposes their fraud, and the girls find themselves mocked again, by everyone except Sandy Frink (Alan Cumming), a nerd millionaire with a lingering crush on Michele. Kudrow reprised the role of Michele from her late 1980s stage performance in the play "Ladies' Room" by Robin Schiff, who expanded both the play and the part of Michele for the feature film version.

Romy: "This is like the cutest we ever looked."
Michele: "Oh, it is definitely the cutest."
Romy: "Don't you love how we can just say that to each other and we know we're not being conceited?"
Michele: "Oh, I know. We're just being honest."
Michele: "Did you lose weight?"
Romy: "Actually, I've been trying this fat-free diet I invented. All I've had to eat for the past six days are gummy bears, jelly beans, and candy corns."
Romy: "What if we invented something?"
Michele: "Like what?"
Romy: "Well, I think it should be like something that everybody has heard about, but nobody really knows who invented it. Oh, my God! I've got it! Post-Its!"
Romy: "Despite that surly demeanor, I just think we've given her a big gift. I mean, to give someone like Heather Mooney the chance to expose herself through fashion. We really could have changed her life."
Michele: "For me, it's like I've given birth to my own baby girl, you know. Only she's like a big giant girl who smokes and swears a lot."
Heather: "Ever hear of Lady Fair cigarettes?"
Romy: "The ones that burn down real fast?"
Heather: "Twice the taste in half the time for the girl on the go. I invented the quick-burning paper."
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