A rich high school student tries to boost a new pupil's popularity, but reckons without affairs of the heart getting in the way.

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Cher, a high school student in Beverly Hills, must survive the ups and downs of adolescent life. Her external demeanor at first seems superficial, but rather it hides her wit, charm, and intelligence which help her to deal with relationships, friends, family, school, and the all-important teenage social life. Written by Michael Kaminsky <kaminsky@ucsee.eecs.berkeley.edu>

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Sex. Clothes. Popularity. Is there a problem here? See more »

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Rated PG-13 for sex related dialogue and some teen use of alcohol and drugs | See all certifications »

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19 July 1995 (USA)  »

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I Was a Teenage Teenager  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

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£3,433,233 (UK) (17 November 1995)
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Trivia

Sarah Michelle Gellar had to turn down the role of Amber due to her contract role on All My Children (1970). See more »

Goofs

When Mel is talking to Josh in the kitchen the final time, a magnet can be seen on the refrigerator behind Josh. However, further into the scene, the magnet is gone. See more »

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Cher: Looks like we're gonna have to make a cameo at the Val party.
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References Spartacus (1960) See more »

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HERE (SQUIRMEL MIX)
By Jill Cunniff & Gabrielle Glaser
Performed by Luscious Jackson
Courtesy of Grand Royal / Capitol Records
Under license from CEMA Special Markets
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My brief review of the film
29 March 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

A generally quite well made, enjoyably stylish and interesting matchmaking tale aimed at teen audiences, the film manages to incorporate a number of very clever parallels to Jane Austen's matchmaking novel 'Emma' while also providing a good satire on high school life. The idea is somewhat simplistic, the plot is sort of predictable, and the young performers all look too old for their teenage characters, but these are all minor vices against this strong entry for the teen flicks genre, with a surprisingly very realistic and actually almost heartfelt performance by Alica Silverstone to top it all off.


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