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13 Going on 30 (2004)

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

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Storyline

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. Unfortunately, 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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A comedy for the kid in all of us. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$37,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,054,238, 25 April 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$57,231,747

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$39,223,950
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Trivia

Young Jenna puts her dream house, that young Matt makes for her, on top of the board game "Battleship". Later, adult Jenna asks to play Battleship at her boyfriend's house. See more »

Goofs

When Jenna hears the cell phone ring for the first time in her apartment and goes to investigate, we see a sofa table with some umbrellas attached, and a jacket draped over a box with the box visible to the left. Then, as she looks back, the box has changed position and is more to the right, buried beneath the jacket. See more »

Quotes

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

The studio logo segues into the opening credits. Magic dust forms a backdrop and segues into the background during Jenna's picture taking. Then it segues into the title. The credits appear as if by magic. See more »

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Features Rick Springfield: Jessie's Girl (1981) See more »

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Vienna
Written and Performed by Billy Joel
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Good, once you get past the beginning
13 November 2004 | by 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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