From Justin to Kelly is a 2003 American romantic comedy musical film starring Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini, the winner and runner-up, respectively, of the first season of American Idol. It is considered to be one of the worst films ever made, winning the Golden Raspberry Award for "Worst 'Musical' of Our First 25 Years" in 2005.
The film is set during spring break in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Texan singing waitress Kelly Taylor (Kelly Clarkson) meets Pennsylvanian college student Justin Bell (Justin Guarini), and they fall for each other, and various romantic complications ensue. Kelly's friend Kaya (Anika Noni Rose) falls in love with charming busboy Carlos (Jason Yribar); Kelly's other friend, Alexa (Katherine Bailess), schemes to keep Justin and Kelly from meeting; Justin's friend Brandon (Greg Siff) is always getting on the wrong side of a sexy beach patrolwoman (Theresa San-Nicholas); and Justin's other friend, Eddie (Brian Dietzen), tries to hook up with a cyberpal.
From Justin to Kelly was a box office bomb, grossing only $5 million, and received a 8% rating out of 59 reviews at Rotten Tomatoes. Entertainment Weekly film critic Owen Gleiberman wrote in his review, "How