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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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

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$4,603,121 (USA) (18 August 2006)

Gross:

$11,441,751 (USA) (20 October 2006)
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Based on Sense and Sensibility, a novel by Jane Austen. See more »

Goofs

During the credits, Rick Lock is credited as a driver twice. See more »

Quotes

Tanzie Marchetta: [from trailer] I need to go to the office more often.
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References Forrest Gump (1994) See more »

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Party Like That
Written by Richard Wolf (as Richard "Wolfie" Wolf) and John Czornyj
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Disappointed
21 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I was 100% disappointed with this movie. I am usually a fan of the cheesy girlie movies, and Hilary Duff. Unfortunately the acting in this movie was not there. It seemed more like a movie done between the Duff sisters for fun. You could tell they were acting, not very believable. I'm one of the people who don't normally notice these things too! The plot wasn't that unique and it was so short with nothing really happening, and it was predictable. Yuck! I'm sure they had fun making it, but I didn't have fun watching it. And I don't think anyone else in the theater did either, instead when it FINALLY ended everyone just kinda hurried out of their in silence (nothing good to talk about). See it yourself if you want to, I'm just trying to save you your time.


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