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Cadet Kelly (2002)

TV-G | | Comedy, Drama, Family | TV Movie 8 March 2002
A fashion-conscious youngster is horrified when she is forced to move to military school.

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Teenager Holly Hamilton is tired of moving every time her single mom Jean has another personal meltdown involving yet another second-rate guy. To distract her mother from her latest bad ... See full summary »

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Jennifer (as Christy Romano)
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Sir
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Brad
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Samantha
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Cadet Bugler
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As the clumsiest, most clueless cadet to enter George Washington Military Academy, Kelly seems to be fighting an uphill battle to fit in. But it's all out-out war when she butts heads with Cadet Captain Stone, a tough-as-nails, by-the-book "commanding officer" determined to break her spirit. Written by Ammodog69

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Trivia

This is Christy Carlson Romano's second work with Disney Channel. The first was Even Stevens (2000) and the third was Kim Possible (2002). See more »

Goofs

Sir calls Brad "Cadet Captain Rigby", instead of Cadet Major Rigby when telling Kelly she made the drill team. See more »

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[first lines]
Kelly Collins: [narrating voice over] Hey, I always known there are some stories that have to be told, but I never realized my memoirs would be one of them.
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Referenced in Stick It (2006) See more »

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You Can Be Anything
Written,Produced & Arranged by Michèle Vice-Maslin & Chuck Wild' (I)'
Performed by Joelle James
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Lizzie Goes to Military School
19 September 2007 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

In Cadet Kelly, Hillary Duff takes her Lizzie McGuire character and does a Private Benjamin by going to military school. Instead of the cartoon Lizzie revealing her inner most thoughts for the audience, Duff does a narration over the action of the film.

To bond with her new stepfather, Gary Cole, who is a retired career army man, Duff is put in military school where Cole came from and where he's now the commandant.

A lot of the same situations that happen in comedies like Private Benjamin and even further back with Rosalind Russell's Never Wave at a WAC occur here. Nothing new added and Hillary Duff is certainly no Rosalind Russell, but she's an appealing young lady, if she wasn't that Lizzie McGuire series would not have run for any length of time.

Another Disney regular Christy Carlson Romano from Even Stevens is also along as Duff's military school tormentor, her Eileen Brennan.

It's not Citizen Kane or The Godfather, but there are worst ways to kill two hours than watching Cadet Kelly.


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