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Slap Her, She's French! (2002)

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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Cast

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Ed Mitchell
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Bootsie Grady
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Arnie Grady
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Doreen Gilmore
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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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A high school comedy with a French twist See more »

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Comedy | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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7 February 2002 (Germany)  »

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She Gets What She Wants  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

The original director Evan Dunsky (The Alarmist) dropped out of the project only one week into shooting. See more »

Goofs

The close-ups on the football field during the game show the game being played on Astro Turf. The aerials show real grass. See more »

Quotes

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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

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

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On the Level
Written by Matt McCartie / Clinton Stapleton / Jon Taylor / Shawn Matthews
Published by National Trust
Performed by National
Courtesy National Headquarters
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It worth the shot !
7 April 2012 | by (France) – See all my reviews

Actually, it's been a long time since I didn't see a "silly teen movie" that makes me laugh like this.

It was a very, very good surprise !

I think that the actual grade of the movie is totally unfair. The movie worth so more than 4.9...

Usually I just don't even see bad ranked movies, but I don't know why this time I did. And I'm glad I saw it !

BTW, I'm a French exchange student in the USA, and both stereotypes about American and French people made me laugh a lot.

See it, it worth the shot !


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