The Moviefile - 17 Again: Strolling Down Actors Pretending They're Adults Pretending They're Teenagers and Vice Versa (Pun Intended!) Memory Lane

If you're going to do the someone-magically-becomes-older-or-younger storyline, I much prefer the ones where a teen plays someone older, just because actors in their mid-30s tend to play teenagers as f*cking retards for some reason (Jennifer Garner, I love you, but 13 Going on 30 was an insult to 13-year-olds.) So 17 Again is perfect! Adorable Zac Efron, the return of Matthew Perry (who I like a lot more than I should), Thomas Lennon, Leslie Mann, Jan from The Office, Michelle Trachtenberg's pretty hair. This movie's going to be great, even if it is the most unoriginal screenplay ever. So, in the spirit of 17 Again week excitement, let's look back at a few of the films it "borrowed" from.

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