The New Guy (2002)

Director
Ed Decter

Main cast
DJ Qualls; Matthew Lee Pelosi; Lyle Lovett; Eliza Dushku; Zooey Deschanel

Genres
Comedy, Family

Description
Dizzy Harrison is an unpopular, high school geek going through a hellish senior year. In an attempt to make a new identity for himself, Dizzy gets himself expelled from his high school, learns the techniques of being cool from a prison inmate, and enrolls at a new high school under the alias Gil Harris. Dizzy then gets noticed by the head cheerleader, Danielle, and helps the school football team gain self-respect to win games. But things unknowingly begin to turn sour when Danielle's disgruntled boyfriend begins investigating into "Gil Harris'" past to uncover any dirt on him.


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