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A French foreign-exchange student comes to a small Texas high school, befriends a classmate, and practically takes over her life.

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A French foreign exchange student, named Genevieve, comes to a small town in Texas to attend a local high school where she shacks up with the school's popular head cheerleader, Starla, and her parents. But Starla soon learns that this French girl is not only smart, attractive, and naive, but quite conniving when Geneviere, with no social life of her own, beings to take over Starla's, starting with stealing the affections her parents, her friends and Starla's boyfriend. When Starla is forced to quit the cheerleading squad after getting some bad grads, Genevieve moves in to take her place. When Starla figures out that Genevieve deliberately set it up by giving her bad tutoring to fail all those classes, she begins an all-out personal war against Genevieve to take back her social life. But Genevieve is anticipating exactly that type of response from Starla and soon turns everyone, including Starla's friends and family, against her by playing the poor victim and making it appear that ... Written by Anonymous

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A high school comedy with a French twist See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sex-related humor, drug content and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

7 February 2002 (Germany)  »

Also Known As:

She Gets What She Wants  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£210,321 (UK) (18 October 2002)

Gross:

£509,978 (UK) (25 October 2002)
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Trivia

The Splendona High School band is actually The Colony High School Band. The uniforms they are wearing are modified versions of the uniforms the band wore at that time. See more »

Goofs

When Starla gets out of jail and is entering the lobby area, we hear someone answer the phone "Splendona Police Department". It is actually the Splendona Sheriff's Department. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Starla Grady: [in a jail cell; voice-over] We're all capable of doing bad things. Lord knows I've done my share. Things I'm truly ashamed of. But should my life, so young and full of sweet promise, be tragically cut down before it ever had a chance to shine? If I ever get out of her, as God is my witness, somebody's gonna pay. Or as the great German philosopher Fred Nitsche once said: "that which does not kill us, is gonna wish it had," because we are about to Fed ex it's sorry ass back to skank ...
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Crazy Credits

No French people were harmed during the making of this film. See more »

Connections

Spoofs Badlands (1973) See more »

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Back Where I Belong
Written by Sherrié Austin / Will Rambeaux / Phillip Sweet / Kimberly Roads
Published by Reynsong Publishing Corp./Lucky Ladybug Publishing & Bayou Boy Music (admin. by Wrensong Entertainment,
LLC) / Tower II (a division of BLA Music admin. by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.)
Performed by Sherrié Austin
Courtesy WE Records (a division of Wrensong Entertainment, LLC)
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Not the best movie ever..
24 January 2004 | by (Frankfurt, Germany) – See all my reviews

.. but considering it was "just" a comedy, it actually surprised me how entertaining and funny it was. I saw it in German - sometimes the translation ruins the movie, sometimes it actually improves it. Considering all the negative comments on here, the latter may seem more likely. In my opinion, the lines were quite awesome, *really* funny and way above average. Then of course the movie was kind of playing with clichés about Americans. So I could imagine this is not considered to be funny in the US. If you don't mind, it's well worth watching!


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