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She's the Man (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance, Sport | 17 March 2006 (USA)
When her brother decides to ditch for a couple weeks, Viola heads over to his elite boarding school, disguised as him, and proceeds to fall for one of his soccer teammates, and soon learns she's not the only one with romantic troubles.

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Here's the thing! Viola's soccer team at Cornwall gets cut. She wants to join the boys' team, but they do not allow girls. So she thinks, "If you can't beat them, join them". So she does! She disguises herself as her twin brother, Sebastian and goes out for the rival school, Illyria Boys' Soccer Team and makes it. Unfortunately, she didn't plan falling in love with her roommate Duke. But Duke has his eyes on Olivia. What makes matters worse is that Olivia starts to fall for Sebastian because he/she has a sensitive side. If things couldn't get more problematic, the real Sebastian (who was in London working on his music) comes home early. He arrives on campus and has no clue that he was replaced by his twin sister. Written by Barbara-Ann

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If you wanna chase your dream, sometimes you gotta break the rules. See more »

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Comedy | Romance | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual material | See all certifications »

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17 March 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Dude Looks Like a Lady  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,730,372, 19 March 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$2,339,735, 7 April 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$57,194,667, 1 June 2006
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The producers of this film initially wanted Jesse McCartney to play the role of Sebastian, because McCartney's facial features are similar to that of Amanda Bynes. McCartney was unavailable to shoot the film, so they cast James Kirk instead. Most of the cheerleaders also were the dancers in Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005), which was also directed by Andy Fickman. See more »

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During the first soccer game, Viola's face paint is smudged in one shot, then in the next, the smudge is gone. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Justin: Oh! She shoots, she scores! Goal!
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Version of Au théâtre ce soir: La nuit des rois (1973) See more »

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4ever
Written by Lukasz Gottwald and Max Martin (as Martin Sandberg)
Performed by The Veronicas
Courtesy of Sire Records Company
By Arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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outrageously funny!!!
22 March 2006 | by See all my reviews

I just took my 11 year old daughter and 8 year old son to this movie and I can't remember a movie where I laughed SO hard -- literal out loud, deep bursts of laughter because this movie is hilarious. Granted the story line is predictable but the ride is so extremely enjoyable it doesn't matter that you know how it's going to end. The actors' comedic senses of timing were impeccable. The actors were perfectly cast. My children mentioned that Amanda Bynes seems to be the last of the young women actresses who aren't ruining their lives. She is so refreshing. My children said this is now their favorite movie of 2006. Our money was well spent on this movie.


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