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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  1 June 2005 (USA)
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Four best girlfriends hatch a plan to stay connected with one another as their lives start off in different directions: they pass around a pair of secondhand jeans that fits each of their bodies perfectly.



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Soccer Pal Diana


The movie is based on the young adult book, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, by Anne Brashares. As four best friends spend their first summer apart from one another, they share a magical pair of jeans. Despite being of various shapes and sizes, each one of them fits perfectly into the pants. To keep in touch they pass these pants to each other as well as the adventures they are going through while apart. Written by Stephanie

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Laugh. Cry. Share the pants.


Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements, some sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

1 June 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Quatre filles et un jean  »

Box Office


$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,833,340 (USA) (3 June 2005)


$77,522 (Brazil) (16 September 2005)

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2.35 : 1
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Bridget's (Blake Lively) love interest Eric goes to Columbia University. In Blake Lively's show Gossip Girl, her character Serena van der Woodsen goes to Columbia University. See more »


When the soccer girls are running by the ocean, tire marks from the camera truck are visible in the sand. See more »


Carmen: [At her house, sitting at a table across from Tibby. Awkwardly, shifting in her chair, Carmen speaks into the phone] Um... I just... I wan - .
Al: [At his house, Al walks from the dining room where Lydia and the kids eat dinner, to a small den and speaks to Carmen at a whisper] I-It's alright. You don't - you don't have to apologize, sweetheart. You were... upset, I know.
Carmen: Um... no dad. You don't know. That's just it, you've never known. Because I've never been able to tell you.
Al: T-Tell me what?
Carmen: That ...
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Crazy Credits

When "These Days" by Chantal Kreviazuk is playing during the end credits, the pants look like the girls put all these designs on the pants of what their summer was like. See more »


Referenced in Californication: Coke Dick & First Kick (2008) See more »


Written by Paul Van Dyk
Performed by Paul Van Dyk
Featuring Vega 4
Courtesy of Mute Records
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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User Reviews

Seven in Pants, a Ten in Movies
5 June 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This weekend, for my sisters 16th birthday, I ventured out with my father, mother and of course sister to see a movie. When we arrived at the theater I was briefed on which movie we were going to see, without a doubt thinking it would be some new action packed thriller that my dad, always forced my mom and sister to. I had no clue that we were going to see the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.

The worst part of the movie was forcing myself into a theater where I was one of about 6 guys. The rest of the seats were packed with girls of all ages, older women, teens, mothers, college grads, you name it. One would have thought Brad Pitt was making announcement before the show began. In case you didn't know all girls are obsessed with him, especially the ones who deny it.

Anyways the movie began and before I knew it my eyes were glued to the screen. Next thing I knew I was crying, my mom was crying, my sister was crying, and even my dad was crying. I looked around the room and noticed that every girl was sobbing, and of course you know when your watching an amazing movie when it causes such emotion. When it changes the way you feel and enlightens you in unbelievable ways.

So the moral of the story: All the women out there grab your girlfriends, or better yet your husbands, boyfriends, or whomever and drag them to this film, they will say they'll hate it, but they will love it!

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