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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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In the double date scene, as Eunice is sitting down, Amanda Bynes ad-libs the phrase "Lady pterodactyl". In fact, must outbursts as such were improvised like David Cross inviting Sebastian to "have a nice apple and sandwich." See more »

Goofs

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 Was Ihr wollt (1963) See more »

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Love
Written by Matt White & Paul Umbach
Performed by Matt White
Courtesy of Geffen Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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She's The Best!
10 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I got a chance to see this movie at an early screening in Brea and I have been crazy for it ever since. The film is based on Shakespeare's Twelfth Night which I have read and loved and seen on stage a few times so I certainly liked the references. But whether you like Shakespeare or not it won't matter - the movie stands on it's on. It is super funny, witty and charming. Amanda Bynes is hilarious and so was David Cross. Actually the whole cast is great - I just happen to be a huge David Cross fanatic. The cast is hot and the soundtrack kicks lots of cool bands and a few I hadn't heard before but I know they have a CD coming out so I will definitely buy it. Everyone in our audience laughed from start to finish - all age groups. !!!!


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