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Two wealthy sisters, both heiresses to their family's cosmetics fortune, are given a wake-up call when a scandal and ensuing investigation strip them of their wealth.

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Storyline

The silver spoon daughters of the late cosmetics empire founder Victor Marchetta, Avan and Tanzie, never even took an interest in the business, happy to let it be run by their and the firm's administrator, Tommy Katzenbach, while they lead socialite lives, aiming at a marriage with soap star Mic Rionn. Suddenly a scandal wrecks the firm's stock and their family reputation. Their credit cards are canceled, one of them torches the mansion, the other hands their sports-car to a thief mistaken for a parking valet. So they end up living with their Latina former cleaning lady. Help to investigate whether the firm is really best sold to competitor Fabiella, as Tommy claims, comes from hunky lab technician Rick, whom the previously mistook for the inexistent firm parking lot attendant, and Henry Baines, whose free law for the poor charity they didn't even consider for sponsoring. Written by KGF Vissers

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They lost a fortune but got a life. See more »

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Rated PG for language and rude humor | See all certifications »

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18 August 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£300,962 (UK) (2 March 2007)

Gross:

£663,327 (UK) (16 March 2007)
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Trivia

This is the first film that both Hilary Duff and Haylie Duff are in together. See more »

Goofs

When Ava and Tanzie spend their first night at Lucy's house, Ava's phone repeatedly disappears and reappears on the table. See more »

Quotes

Tanzie Marchetta: Friends don't let friends take public transportation, espically the bus, Ava, I heard about the bus people pee on the seats! They pee!
Ava Marchetta: They don't pee on the bus
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DOIN IT
Written by Michèle Vice-Maslin (SESAC) / Dorian Cheah (BMI) / Claudia Brant (ASCAP)
Published by Even Sweetersongs (SESAC)/Dorian Cheah Music (BMI)/Single Touch (ASCAP)
Produced & Arranged by Michèle Vice-Maslin & Dorian Cheah
Performed by Samantha Newark
Courtesy of Sweetersongs
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A solid 2
12 July 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I give this movie a solid 2. The acting is terrible. The plot is horrible. The sets are boring. You could turn the sound off and follow along without any problems it is so idiotic. What little plot there is, is predictable. There is really nothing redeeming about this film - except - the Duff girls. They are smoking hot. Based on those two pieces of eye candy alone, I give the "two".

Without their looks I would give it a 0.

If you want to watch a better chick teen flick, try Mean Girls. Or watch a real movie like Animal House or Bullitt or Gladiator or Apocolypto or Cinderella Man.


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