Comedy, Science Fiction/Fantasy and Teen. Rated PG-13.
by Chuck Zlotnick / © Warner Bros. Pictures
Efron stars as Mike O'Donnell and Hunter Parrish is Stan
in New Line Cinema's comedy '17 Again,' a Warner
Bros. Pictures release.
Zac Efron stars as
Mike O’Donnell, a 17-year-old basketball star from Hayden
High School who is about to play his last game in front of a scout
to be eligible for a scholarship to Syracuse University.
The film also stars
Leslie Mann, Matthew Perry, Michelle Trachtenberg and Melora Hardin.
It is rated PG-13.
Scarlet (played by Allison Miller) announced she is pregnant before
he enters the court. After the game starts, he leaves to follow
Scarlet, giving up his chance at the scholarship.
Mike falls off a bridge
and becomes a 37-year-old who lives in L.A. with his geeky best
friend named Ned Gold (played by Thomas Lennon). Scarlet, now
being played by Leslie Mann, kicks Mike out of the house and files
for divorce. Mike’s daughter, Maggie (played by Michelle
Tractenberg) and son Alex (Sterling Knight) want to be left alone.
Then, Mike returns
as a 17-year-old named “Mark Gold” for a second chance
at being a senior at Hayden High School. This time, Ned pretends
to be Mark’s father and has a crush on the principal. Mike
learns that his daughter Maggie is pressured to have sex with
the basketball captain who is also her boyfriend named Stan. Mike’s
son Alex was also bullied by him – he was duct taped to
Mark decides his goal
is to help his children and begins working with Alex to realize
his own potential and meet the girl of his dreams, Nicole. He
also helps Maggie from ruining her future.
He arranges a house
party for Alex at Ned’s house. Then, Ned goes on a date
with the principal and they end up at his house. Stan breaks up
with Maggie for not having sex with him. Maggie kisses Mark at
Now we are at the courtroom
for the divorce hearing between Mike and Scarlet. Mark and Ned
go to the court to try to save the relationship. Mark reads Mike
who is supposedly overseas wrote a letter that he says. It touches
Scarlet’s heart and she ends up postponing the divorce for
You’ll have to
watch the movie to see what happens next.
I believe this a great
movie for high schoolers, college students and young adults. There
is lots of action and comedy for all to enjoy. There are lots
of jokes and funny things going on. You’ll see basketball
games, cheerleaders and partying.
Have you ever wanted
to be 17 Again? Now you can have our chance in theaters right