Rob Reiner’s Flipped is based around an interesting gimmick, flipping perspectives after every sequence from the boy to the girl’s perspective, but it is rarely used to any real effect. Added to this, Reiner and companies attempt to capture the 60’s doesn’t quite work as well as they think it does.
Bryce didn’t really like Juli from the minute he laid eyes on her but Juli had other plans for the two. Juli falls for Bryce and his dream eyes instantly and firmly holds the belief that he will be her first kiss. But as their elementary school years pass them by, their relationship stays primarily one sided. Juli continues to swoon over Bryce while he does everything in his power to shake her for good. It is when Bryce’s grandfather moves in with the family that things begin to change for both of the kids and their perspectives of each other begins to evolve.