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    It's Time We Appreciate "From Justin To Kelly" Because It's Truly A National Treasure

    Broke: Lady Gaga and Beyoncé's "Telephone." Woke: Kelly Clarkson and Anika Noni Rose's "Madness."

    The year is 2003. You're excited because American Idol's winner and runner-up — Kelly Clarkson and Justin Guarini — are starring in a masterpiece otherwise known as From Justin to Kelly.

    Movie poster for From Justin to Kelly
    20th Century Fox / Courtesy Everett Collection

    I personally voted for Justin Guarini, but I was a wee babe blinded by looks. I have since learned the error of my ways and recognize Kelly Clarkson as my American Idol.

    Does the film have low ratings? Yes. But, now that it's 2021, I think it's time that we reclaim how good this movie was.

    Lorelai bashing on From Justin to Kelly
    The WB

    I must admit, I was sippin' on the haterade, but my friend Alyssa made us watch it this past weekend and I've already inquired about how soon is too soon before we rewatch it.

    It's the full package! We got dope bops...

    Kelly and Kaya performing at spring break
    20th Century Fox

    "Must be the madness and the magic that I feel insiiiiideeeeee!"

    Sizzling chemistry...

    20th Century Fox

    I ship it.

    And iconIQUE fashion moments...

    Alexa, Kelly, and Kaya strutting on the beach
    20th Century Fox /Courtesy Everett Collection

    So here just SOME tweets and Tumblr posts from people who ALSO appreciate the cult classic:

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    From Justin To Kelly https://t.co/GecgO0Mxay

    Twitter: @jordanfisher

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    can u believe 2 minutes and 17 seconds into timeless is when justin guarini and kelly clarkson invented harmonies wow

    Twitter: @mccuIIers

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    Justin Guarini and Kelly Clarkson https://t.co/2iRenDi2us

    Twitter: @Strickbomb

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    @wingoz You misspelled “From Justin to Kelly”.

    Twitter: @Broadback99

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    I'm now partway through my 2nd screening of "From Justin to Kelly", Alexa really needs to get off Kelly's nuts.

    Twitter: @Kaneshow

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    Just sitting on the train wondering when Kelly Clarkson is going to have Anika Noni Rose on her show so they can talk about making the cinematic masterpiece that is From Justin to Kelly.

    Twitter: @mekishana

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    From Justin to Kelly...The most accurate depiction of spring break in Florida I’ve ever seen on film. https://t.co/RCjGgRUaJb

    Twitter: @lexishaye_

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    I'm disappointed they never made a follow-up to FROM JUSTIN TO KELLY called FROM CLAY TO RUBEN, and instead of spring break it took place at Mardi Gras.

    Twitter: @maxwell_parker

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    even if all you do this spring break is stream From Justin To Kelly, it will be a spring break well spent.

    Twitter: @okcupid

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    @JustinGuarini by "things" you mean that Beach dance number from "From Justin 2 Kelly", yes?

    Twitter: @jzcamp

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