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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)

PG | | Comedy, Drama, Family | 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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Storyline

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.


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

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1 June 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Quatre filles et un jean  »

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$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$39,008,741 (USA) (9 September 2005)
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Trivia

During the dinner scene with America Ferrera's character and her father's new family, Bradley Whitford began doing improv and kept the entire crew laughing, making it difficult for everyone to get through the scene with a straight face. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the movie, the color of the pants change. When Bailey holds them up and asks Tibby about them, the pants are light blue. Then when Bridget gets them, they are dark blue. And when Carmen wears them to go try on a dress for her dad's wedding, they are a medium blue. However, this could be part of the "magic" that adjusts the pants to each girl. See more »

Quotes

Tibby: [to Bailey] Look, you seem like a sweet kid... actually you seem like a real pain in the ass...
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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 »

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Written by Jerry Bloodrock, Celite Evans, Richard Fowler, Luigi Girlado, Cruz Martinez,
Charles Pettiford, Abraham Quintanilla and Gregory Wigfall
Performed by A.B. Quintanilla (as A.B. Quintanilla III) y Los Kumbia Kings
Courtesy of EMI Latin
Under license from EMI Film & Television Music
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Interesting adaptation
13 May 2005 | by (Tallahassee, Fl) – See all my reviews

For starters, i have to admit that i'm 21 and really enjoy the books (all 3 of them). Because of that i was pretty excited to see the film, even though i know it couldn't live up to the book. Sadly, i was correct.

The acting was actually quite good, as was the casting. The only character i didn't like the casting choice, regardless of the fact that she did a fine job, was Tibby. Tibby, in the book, is described as small, meek, and undeveloped. She didn't look/act that way, really.

The stories themselves were decent. Carmen and Bridget's were almost dead on (minus the fact that they left out a vital scene in the end of Bridget's). Tibby's pretty accurate, but they left out a whole lot. Lena's was completely changed, which i didn't understand why they did.

It's a teen chick flick so you expect insane cheesy moments. And the film is full of them. The soundtrack was horrible, in my opinion, making the film even more ridiculous at times. There were laugh out loud parts that probably shouldn't have been that funny.

I think if you're a 12-15 year old girl, this movie is great for you (or if you like teen chick flicks). It covers the crucial topics addressed in the book, but lacks the depth Brashares originally had. I suggest seeing it just to see it, but don't expect too much.

Also, if you're a guy, stay away. There were maximum 10 guys in the theatre when i saw it and each one looked 1/2 dead in the end.


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