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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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If you wanna chase your dream, sometimes you gotta break the rules. 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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Based loosely on William Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night, or What You Will". The school is called Illyria, which is the name of the country where the play takes place. Duke Orsino's character is based on Orsino, a duke. Duke's friends are named Toby and Andrew; in the play, Toby is Olivia's uncle and Andrew is one of her suitors. However, in the play, Viola is not impersonating her brother in particular, just a man, and she calls herself Cesario, which is the name of the restaurant seen where Sebastian/Viola breaks up with Monique and where Duke, Olivia, Eunice, and Sebastian/Viola briefly double date. On Viola's first day at Illyria, she walks by a school theatre playbill entitled "What You Will." See more »

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Amanda Bynes' hair color changes throughout the movie. At the beginning it's a lighter brown with blonde highlights and later in the movie it is a darker brown. The color switches back and forth between the two throughout the movie. See more »

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[first lines]
Justin: Oh! She shoots, she scores! Goal!
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Version of Twelfth Night (1987) See more »

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No Sleep Tonight
Written by Sara Eker, Cheryl Parker, Jeffrey Taylor & Mark Taylor
Performed by The Faders
Courtesy of Polydor (U.K.)
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Amanda Bynes is hilarious
17 March 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie is a great movie, however it is, as most movie highly predictable. The greatest highlight of the movie of course is the star character Amanda Bynes, who is absolutely gorgeous and hilarious. She is one of very few people in this world who can use all 53 muscles in her face to make the most strangest and gut-busting faces ever made. It's good for the kids, and contains upper male nudity and suggestive nudity towards the end. All in all, they did a good job updating an old classic, and deserves to rest on the movie stand along with O and 10 Things I Hate About You. The other actors also do a swell job, in many of their first time debuts.


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