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All I Wanna Do (1998)
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PG-13  |   |  Comedy  |  4 September 1998 (USA)
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In the 1960s, a group of friends at an all girls school learn that their school is going to be combined with a nearby all boys school. They concoct a plan to save their school while dealing with everyday problems along the way.



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Harvey Sawyer
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Mrs. Dewey


If there's one thing this wild group of friends at an all-girls high school has learned, it's how to get what they want! So when word leaks out that their school is about to merge with an all-boys academy, some of the students strike back... devising a hilarious scheme to sabotage the plan get ready for a sidesplitting lesson in laughter, as the girls wage an all-out assault in an outrageous battle of the sexes! Written by Anonymous

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Rated PG-13 for teen sex-related material, language and substance misuse | See all certifications »

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$307,763 (USA) (21 August 1998)


$780,471 (USA) (28 August 1998)

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Monica Keena and Merritt Wever were real-life classmates at LaGuardia High School in New York City. See more »


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Snake: You're so beautiful I can eat your teeth.
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References Gidget (1959) See more »


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Surprisingly Good!
22 December 2001 | by (Goldsboro, North Carolina) – See all my reviews

You have to be in the right mood to watch and enjoy this movie. It's actually quite good though. The movie is based on a true story of a few awesome girls who want to have a voice. The movie is funny and charming with fabulous acting. If you're in the right mood for an awesome uplifting story that rings GIRL POWER then see this groovy flick. 8/10

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