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She's the Man (2006)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  17 March 2006 (USA)
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When her brother decides to ditch for a couple weeks in London, Viola heads over to his elite boarding school, disguises herself as him, and proceeds to fall for one of her soccer teammates. Little does she realize she's not the only one with romantic troubles, as she, as he, gets in the middle of a series of intermingled love affairs.

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Here's the thing! Viola's soccer team at Cornwall gets cut. She wants to join the boys team, but they do not allow girls. So she thinks "If you can't join them, beat them". So she does! She disguises herself as her twin brother Sebastian, and goes out for the rival school, Illyria, boys' soccer team and makes it. Unfortunately, she didn't plan falling in love with her roommate Duke. But Duke has his eyes on Olivia. What makes matters worse is that Olivia starts to fall for Sebastian because he/she has a sensitive side. If things couldn't get more problematic, the real Sebastian (who was in London working on his music) comes home early. He arrives on campus and has no clue that he was replaced by his twin sister. Written by Barbara-Ann

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soccer | school | twin | disguise | roommate | See more »

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It's time to settle the score. See more »

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some sexual material | See all certifications »

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Dude Looks Like a Lady  »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$13,276 (Chile) (3 November 2006)

Gross:

$16,911 (Chile) (3 November 2006)
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The producers of this film initially wanted Jesse McCartney to play the role of Sebastian, because McCartney's facial features are similar to that of Amanda Bynes. McCartney was unavailable to shoot the film, so they cast James Kirk instead. Most of the cheerleaders also were the dancers in Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005), which was also directed by Andy Fickman. See more »

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The real Sebastian is subbed off in the first half of the football game because he is playing so badly, but then Viola (disguised as Sebastian) is subbed back on in the second half. In high school soccer, you can substitute as much as you want and return to the field after being removed. See more »

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[first lines]
Justin: Oh! She shoots, she scores! Goal!
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Version of Twelfth Night (1957) See more »

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Let Go
Written by David James Lichens (as Dave Lichens) and Andrea Wasse
Performed by David James Lichens (as Dave Lichens)
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a mind-numbing delight
18 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Now I would just like to say that I love this movie for what it is. Namely, a smart and hilarious teen flick that is at its best when its staying with "the funny", and completely sappy and or cheesy when it attempts anything else. "She's the Man" had solid comedic acting from Amanda. She has really grown as a comedian, and I look forward to seeing her in future roles. The film also had enough pretty people to make the setting nothing like any normal person's high school. I don't know else I can say other than this movie made me laugh way too loud, even for a movie theater, and I had to stifle my chocking laughter numerous times with my coat. i highly recommend this movie to anyone in need of a few laughs and some mindless dialog


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