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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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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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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


All four leading cast members had lead roles in four respective television series. Blake Lively-Gossip Girl, Alexis Bledel-Gilmore Girls, America Ferrera-Ugly Betty. Amber Tamblyn-Joan of Arcadia. See more »


When Carmen throws the rock at the window, the rock hits the window's left side, though the window shatters in the center. See more »


Carmen: I am mad at my dad. I am *mad* at my dad. Why is that so hard for me to see, Tibby? I have no problem being mad at you.
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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 Small Apartments (2012) See more »


Written by Shannon Curfman and Dave Bassett
Performed by Shannon Curfman
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2 June 2005 | by (Oregon) – See all my reviews

I went to see this movie with my wife and, upon entering the theater, immediately became uncomfortable. There was only one other man at the screening and he was obviously feeling a little out of place as well (although he seemed relieved to see me walk in). I was expecting a teen soap opera, but what the movie delivered was quite different. This movie is more like a modern-times "Little Women" or a teen girl version of "Dead Poets Society". In other words, it's something that I haven't seen any sign of for decades....an intelligent drama aimed at teenage girls. My response to seeing this movie was similar to how i felt after seeing "Babe". I know this is an odd comparison, but both were thoughtful, intelligent movies aimed at a target audience that is usually fed cinematic rubbish. The elements of good film-making are on full display here. Strong acting, sure-handled directing, terrific writing....everything that makes a movie great. If you are a teenage girl or have one in your life, this is an absolutely must-see movie. If you don't, you'll still have a good time.

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