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August 27th, 2021 under Netflix

Ever since 1999, we have all enjoyed the teen RomCom She’s All That. Now, 21 years later it is back as He’s All That on Netflix.

Instead of school jock Freddie Prinze, Jr. making over the unpopular Rachel Leigh Cook, it is influencer Addison Rae giving a makeover to the anti-social Tanner Buchanan. It is not the gender swap that makes this movie better than the OG. Instead, there is something that is just so much sweeter and more endearing than the one that came first. It is probably because it is a more lighthearted feature, and there is an innocence to it.

Padgett Sawyer (Rae) has it all. She is popular in school and on social media, she gets good grades, and she has the perfect boyfriend, Jordan.

Jordan (Peyton Meyer) was a scrawny boy until he got a makeover from the Makeover Queen Padgett. Now, he is the most popular boy in school and online with his music videos that show off his super-toned body. So much so, he is recording a new one, and Padgett is going to surprise him on the set of it with her two BFFs, Quinn (Myra Molloy) and Alden (Madison Pettis).

As soon as they get there, they walk into his trailer and find him with another girl. Padgett loses it, and it is all caught live on social media. Not only does she lose followers, but she also loses the endorsement deal that was going to put her through college.

Therefore, she and her BFFs come up with a plan to get both of things back. She is going to make an unpopular boy so popular; he is going to be a Prom King.

Since this is a bet, Quinn and Alden are going to pick the victim, and they pick Cameron Kweller (Tanner Buchanan). He is sort of a loner except for his best friend, Nisha (Annie Jacob). The two of them hang out by themselves, and she watches him take photographs with his late mother’s camera.

Cameron also has a sister, Brin (Isabella Crovetti). She is a sophomore, and she wants to be popular, just like Padgett. Therefore, she won’t even acknowledge her brother at school.

Now that Padgett has her target, it is time for her to work her magic. First, she has to win him over. However, in the process, she finds herself being won over by him.

What happens when he finds out this was all a bet? Will Nisha and Brinn be able to help her get him back?

Will it help that even though she gave him a makeover on the outside, she got one on the inside? I can’t tell you. But I can tell you to stream it now on Netflix.

That and Rachel Leigh Cook plays her mom, who gets to hear Sixpence None the Richer’s Kiss Me. She is not the only one who appears in both movies. Matthew Lillard is back as the Principal. And yes, he has a dance scene. Not as epic as before, but still something that will make you smile.

Just like that movie that makes you smile from the beginning until the end. I enjoyed it so much that I watched it two times in a row. I plan on watching it again this weekend and next Sunday when I donate platelets at the Red Cross.

I know there will be haters. But once they watch it, they will fall in love with the movie and Rae, who did an outstanding job in her debut film. When it comes to Buchanan, I totally didn’t recognize him until after the makeover. And I have watched every episode of Cobra Kai.

The world is a pretty crappy place these days, and we need feel-good things to make us feel better. He’s All That is just what we all need. So sit back, Netflix & Chill to this movie two times because it is just what the doctor prescribed whenever you are feeling down.


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