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Slap Her, She's French! (2002)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  7 February 2002 (Germany)
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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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Bootsie Grady
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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, begins 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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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:

$482,575 (Germany) (8 February 2002)

Gross:

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

Actor Michael Weston originally had a starring role. See more »

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While Starla is doing the morning announcements, the clock in the hallway reads "4:22" 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 »

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Referenced in The Cinema Snob Movie (2012) See more »

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Walkin' the Country
Written by Keith Urban / Vernon Rust
Published by Coburn Music, Inc. / I.R.S. Music
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I thought it was funny
3 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yes it might not be the best movie ever made, but for mindless entertainment, this is a good movie. It made me laugh to see a high school princess's world throw into a frenzy (no, I am not a cynic and don't hate all high school princesses). I kinda liked it, and it kept me awake at work. I am not suggesting going out and buying it; far from it. But if you get a chance to catch it on TV, and are in the mood for mindless entertainment, watch it. It tries to capitalize on the genre of movies like "Mean Girls", "Man of the House", and "Bring It On". I know that I might be clashing with some of your beliefs about this movie, but your comments made this out a lot worse than it was, which is just a funny teenage movie.


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