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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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The film began production on April 18, 2005. On March 31, 2006, Lukas Haas (Henry), told an entertainment website that the movie might not find a distributor. On April 6, Box Office Mojo reported that the movie had been bought by MGM, and would be released in August. It was released in 1,500 theaters, and flopped. See more »

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When Tanzie and Ava are sitting in Inez's living room talking about unemployment, new shoes, and money, Tanzie's legs change in each shot. It changes from having her left leg bent to her right leg bent, then straight again. 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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Live Like I'm Rich
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We got ourselves a new courthouse...
6 September 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

High time we had a hangin'. You know, I actually like Hilary Duff. She isn't so bad, compared to most of her contemporaries. Then she had to go and crap out a "movie" like this. I'm appalled that Anjelica Huston has fallen so far. Say it ain't so, Morticia. I heard this was written for the Olsen Twins, and they turned it down. I've seen New York Minute. If the Olsens turned it down, you have to be dumb or desperate to sign up, cuz it's gonna be bad. Hilary and Haley oughta get strung up for this. What a waste of talent. Maybe they'll do a horror flick and it'll happen, and then we can forgive them for swinging so low (no pun intended.) Let us pray to the movie gods for something good, soon. Please.

But for now...somebody go get a rope.


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