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It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006)

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Sworn enemies find themselves in each other's bodies, and use this to ruin each other's lives.

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The next door neighbors Nell Bedworth and Woody Deane have opposite behaviors and hate each other: the virgin geek Nell is polite, sensitive and well-prepared to go to Yale, while Woody is rude and his greatest expectation is to join a mediocre university due to his abilities playing football. When Nell and Woody are assigned to visit a museum together, they argue in front of a statue of an Aztec god. During the night, their souls swap bodies, bringing difficult situations to them. They first try to damage each other's reputation in high school, but soon they discover that their dream of joining college can only happen with mutual respect and support. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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They've turned into the things they hated most... each other. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, nudity, language and some drinking - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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26 December 2006 (UK)  »

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He's the Girl  »

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Budget:

$15,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£850,290 (UK) (29 December 2006)

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£2,108,404 (UK) (12 January 2007)
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Sharon Osbourne stars in this movie. The song "Goodbye To Romance" by her husband Ozzy Osbourne can be heard during a scene at the prom. Also, at the school a student can be seen wearing an Ozzy-T-Shirt. See more »

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Interviews are not required for Yale applicants, and many students successfully gain admission without ever having one. Nell could have simply canceled hers. See more »

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Nell Bedworth: But chew on this: While archetypal outsiders such as myself rarely fit comfortably into high school environments, THIS is as good as your life will get: The big football star and his vacuous cheerleader girlfriend.
Breanna: HEAD cheerleader.
Nell Bedworth: Hm. Because, let's face it, the old grey matter ain't exactly top-range, now is it, Woodster. So you'll end up with a job in Spachlor World, with your Dad, and probably marry Breanna here, but soon you start drinking to numb this aching feeling you have inside. And,...
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Opening credits depict a cartoon of next door neighborhood kids in their childhoods in a series of events depicting their interactions (obviously meant to be Woody & Nell) See more »

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References The Simpsons (1989) See more »

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Life Not Living
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Enjoyable Entertainment
23 November 2008 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

The next door neighbors Nell Bedworth (Samaire Armstrong) and Woody Deane (Kevin Zegers) have opposite behaviors and hate each other: the virgin geek Nell is polite, sensitive and well-prepared to go to Yale, while Woody is rude and his greatest expectation is to join a mediocre university due to his abilities playing football. When Nell and Woody are assigned to visit together a museum, they argue in front of the statue of an Aztec god. During the night, their souls swap bodies, bringing difficult situations to them. They first try to damage the reputation of the other in the high-school, but sooner they discover that their dream of joining college would only happen with mutual respect and support.

There are many movies of swapping bodies; therefore "It's a Boy Girl Thing" is not original. However this predictable story is very funny and this movie is an enjoyable entertainment. Samaire Armstrong and Kevin Zegers show a great chemistry and have excellent performances. My vote is seven.

Title (Brazil): "Coisas de Meninos e Meninas" ("Things of Boys and Girls")


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