Rule Number One (2005)

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'Rule Number One: Boys are only after one thing!' warns Grace's mother as she gets ready for her first date. Grace sets out to prove her mother wrong, using her high school media class ... See full summary »



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'Rule Number One: Boys are only after one thing!' warns Grace's mother as she gets ready for her first date. Grace sets out to prove her mother wrong, using her high school media class assignment to tackle the subject of Rule Number One. Followed by her trusty cameraman Brent, Grace embarks on a coming of age journey that throws her life into turmoil. The focus of Grace's project thrusts her relationship into the cross-hairs and exposes her boyfriend as everything her mother warned her about. Shattered by the truth Grace perseveres, finishes her project, and finds romance in an unexpected place. This teen comedy explores the lives of high school students and their perceptions of gender dynamics in the dating world. Written by Pasadena Pictures, Inc.

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Boys only want one thing.


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8 September 2005 (USA)  »

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$80,000 (estimated)

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Began as a project conceived by David Presley and Danielle Panabaker while filming the HBO miniseries Empire Falls. See more »

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Very different and kind of humorous
9 January 2006 | by (Mid- West) – See all my reviews

I think that perhaps if they would have made this a full length as opposed to the short, it probably could have been better. It is unique, and has some humorous parts. I especially enjoyed the scene with Trent Gill in a tu-tu throwing whipped cream at his girl friend. He is so funny. It's worth watching just to see this! And as usual, Danielle Panabaker is great. She (in my opinion) is going to be the next Julia Roberts. She is very talented. So, if you get the chance to check out this short, it is definitely worth your time. Great concept, well done, talented actors, just wish it would have been full length. But, like I said ; check it out for your self. You won't be disappointed.

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