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She's All That (1999)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  29 January 1999 (USA)
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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, Zack Siler is dumped by his prom-queen girlfriend, the equally attractive and extremely popular, Taylor Vaughan who fell for a second-hand world reject TV soap star who she met over the spring break. Having been publicly dumped, Zack 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 a similar package. His high-school buddy, Dean Sampson, engages him in a bet following this statement and picks the geeky looking Laney Boggs out of the crowd as the girl Zack must transform into the new prom queen. Zack agrees since he has no option, but as time passes and Laney begins to transform, Zack begins to find her attractive. While all that falls beautifully in place, it's not your typical fairy-tale. Throw in Dean Sampson to complicate the situation, as when he ... Written by Sofea Shah

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


Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

29 January 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A csaj nem jár egyedül  »

Box Office


$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$16,065,430 (USA) (29 January 1999)


ESP 400,097,311 (Spain) (29 June 2001)

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Sarah Michelle Gellar:  A pupil speaks with men at the table. See more »


Katie's bag jumps about between shots at the party as she talks to Zack. See more »


[first lines]
Laney Boggs: Simon! Simon, I have got your breakfast! Are you up?
Simon Boggs: Give me a couple of minutes.
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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The individuals thanks/acknowledgments in the end-credits are prefaced by the heading "They're All That". See more »


Shuck & Jive
Written by John Davis
Performed by Superdrag
Published by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.
o/b/o itself and Flame On Music (BMI)
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Not the worst
24 October 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

While I would never put this film up with the contender teen flicks (American Pie for instance), if there was a pick between this and Bring it On, I'd go for the first. The story follows a smart, preppy, and popular teen (Freddie Prinze Jr.) called Zach who gets dumped by his girlfriend, but then takes a bet the to turn a outsider art girl (Rachel Leigh Cook has some great charm and sexuality) into prom queen. While I wouldn't call this the best idea to turn someone's mindset like that, the film makes it almost work, and slightly (though never completely) makes Zach's lifestyle apealing. Sweet romantic comedy, though it isn't a quality flick. B-

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