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Material Girls (2006)

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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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Written for Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen. See more »

Goofs

When Tanzie and Ava are going to visit Margo, Hilary Duff (as Tanzie) accidentally uses Haylie's name instead of her character's name, Ava. She actually says "Avie", obviously a nickname for Ava. 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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References I Love Lucy (1951) See more »

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Live Like I'm Rich
Written by John Henry Kreitler and Wes Boatman
Performed by Jody Whitesides
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Awful
19 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

Wow. This movie was bad. Terrible acting, dumb plot, unbelievably boring. I wanted to leave after the first 10 minutes! The Duff sisters are normally bearable (i loved A Cinderella Story and Raise Your Voice), in this, they weren't. I think there were about 10 people in the theater, and about 2 people laughing at the "jokes". I suggest not seeing this. Unless you can see it for free. Even then, maybe you should think about it... I want my hour and 40 minutes back. And my money. Kids might enjoy it... but none of the kids in the theater i went to were really acting like they liked it. So i can't tell you for sure.


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