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She's the Man (2006)

PG-13  |   |  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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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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17 March 2006 (USA)  »

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Dude Looks Like a Lady  »

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Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$10,730,372 (USA) (17 March 2006)

Gross:

$16,911 (Chile) (3 November 2006)
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When they first started filming, Amanda Bynes couldn't play soccer at all. Nevertheless, Bynes does most of her own playing in the movie. See more »

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When Viola/Sebastian just went to her/his dorm for the first time she/he puts all her/his stuff down on the bed including the soccer ball. Then when the guys see the tampons fall out of her/his boot, you can see that there is no soccer ball on the bed behind Viola/Sebastian. See more »

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Justin: Oh! She shoots, she scores! Goal!
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Version of Twelfth Night (1966) See more »

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Charming
12 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This film is full of charming situations and healthy young people easy on the eyes, whether they are wearing clothes or not. The strong superstructure of its plot is upheld by the art of Shakespeare. As Joseph Papp discovered back in the 1950s in Central Park, Shakespeare's plots can be adapted to the manners and customs of the present. And, so the classic tales of cross-dressing and other mischief found in such lighthearted comedies such as Twelfth Night and A Midsummer Night's Eve and As You Like It are used to good effect in this film. All the young actors and actresses do a good job of advancing the plot with their blocking and dialog and costumes. And the idea of a soccer game to bring things to a climax reminds me of Bend It Like Beckham, another charming coming of age movie.


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