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13 Going on 30 (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 23 April 2004 (USA)
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A girl makes a wish on her 13th birthday and wakes up the next day as a 30-year-old woman.

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After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty. Thanks to some wishing dust, Jenna's prayer has been answered. With a knockout body, a dream apartment, a fabulous wardrobe, an athlete boyfriend, a dream job, and superstar friends, this can't be a better life. Unfortunetly, Jenna realizes that this is not what she wanted. The only one that she needs is her childhood best friend, Matt, a boy that she thought destroyed her party. But when she finds him, he's a grown up, and not the same person that she knew. Written by popdivaprincess3000

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For some, 13 feels like it was just yesterday. For Jenna, it was. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for some sexual content and brief drug references | See all certifications »

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23 April 2004 (USA)  »

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13 snart 30  »

Box Office

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$37,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$21,054,238 (USA) (23 April 2004)

Gross:

$56,044,241 (USA) (25 June 2004)
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Trivia

The producers realized how funny Jennifer Garner was during her acceptance speech for winning an award in The 59th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2002) as Sydney Bristow in Alias (2001). They made a point of casting her for the role of Jenna. See more »

Goofs

Jenna is told that Matt's address is 212 Bank Street. As Jenna walks through the Village to find him, the camera pans up to show her approaching the corner of Bank Street and 4th. She walks on Bank, but turns onto 4th to enter Matt's building. See more »

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[first lines]
Boy: Move it, dorkus.
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Crazy Credits

As you near the end of the credits, the song "Love is a Battlefield" blends to include the audio of the girls singing along during their sleepover. See more »

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Spoofs Michael Jackson: Thriller (1983) See more »

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Everybody Have Fun Tonight
Written by Nick Feldman, Jack Hues, and Péter Wolf (as Peter Wolf)
Performed by Wang Chung
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Good, once you get past the beginning
13 November 2004 | by (Boston) – See all my reviews

Wow, to be honest: I really didn't think that I was going to enjoy this movie. The beginning was slow, and dragged on a little too much. But after that!

Garner does an excellent job portraying a confused thirteen year old in the body of a thirty year old. 13 GOING ON THIRTY is arguably one of her best.

The plot was good. Don't expect any twists or turns, though. Its consistency is one of the things that actually inspired me give it a good rating.

There really isn't much more to it! 13 GOING ON THIRTY was a great movie and I encourage you to see it if you haven't!


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