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A high school jock makes a bet that he can turn an unattractive girl into the school's prom queen.

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She's All That is your typical high school prom king and queen story and the run in defending the star status in the upcoming election. High school hottie, Zach Siler is dumped by his prom-queen girlfriend, the equally hot and extremely popular, Taylor Vaughan who fell for a second-hand world reject TV soap star who she met over the spring break. Having publicly dumped, Zach defends his discomposure by stating that Taylor is all make-up and wonder-bra and he can make any ordinary girl a prom queen with similar package. His high-school buddy, Dean Sampson, engages him in a bet following the statement and picks the geeky looking Laney Boggs out of the crowd as the girl Zach must transform into the new prom queen. Zach agrees since he has no options but as time passes and Laney begins to transform, Zach finds her to be unusually attractive. While all that falls beautifully in place, it's not your typical fairy-tale either. Throw in Dean Sampson to complicate the situation and he does ... Written by Sofea Shah

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prom | bet | friend | high school | prom queen | See more »

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A new comedy that proves there's more to attraction than meets the eye. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, crude humor, brief strong language and teen drinking | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,200,565 (UK) (21 May 1999)

Gross:

ESP 400,097,311 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
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This film was the last to have been reviewed by Gene Siskel. He gave it a favorable review. See more »

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When Zach looks at his college acceptance letters, the inside addresses shown are those of the colleges. In a real letter, the inside address would be that of the recipient. The school's address would be shown elsewhere on the letterhead. See more »

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[first lines]
Laney Boggs: Simon! Simon, I have got your breakfast! Are you up?
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Laney Boggs: Simon Boggs, there are children in Mexico who have already been up for three hours making clothes for corporate America.
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It had its moments, nothing spectacular.
5 January 2005 | by (Pacific Northwest) – See all my reviews

I'd actually recommend seeing it if you don't feel like a heavy movie and just want to watch something fun. The movie is 'another teen movie" but does have some unique aspects to it, some pretty funny quotes ("what is this, the dork outreach program?")and moments, but unfortunately, a lot of that average teen movie drama and a few overly two-dimensional characters (Zach's friends and girlfriend). Cool dance scene though, and Freddie Prinze Jr. is bearable Rachel Leigh Cook is likable (I personally thought she was pretty good in it) and notably talented actors like Kevin Pollak, Kieran Culkin, and Anna Paquin give the movie some supporting foundation. Not a bad movie, not a great movie, just simply what it is:'another teen movie'.


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