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It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006)

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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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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$15,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£850,290 (UK) (29 December 2006)
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The music on Nell's alarm clock that she also plays in the car as Woody is Elton John's "Candle In The Wind." Elton John is the executive producer of this film and his partner David Furnish is the producer. 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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Mr. Zbornak: Let's get your learn on.
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References Star Trek (1966) See more »

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Only Trying to Help
Performed by Orson
Courtesy of Mercury Records Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd.
Written by George Astasio, Christopher Cano, Johnny Lonely (as John Jen),
Jason Pebworth, Kevin Roentgen and Chad Rachild
Published by Universal Music Publishing Ltd.
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Fun, and funny - with just the right dose of message
16 November 2007 | by (the big screen) – See all my reviews

Body swap movies are nothing new and here the premise is the same; what raises it above are the two central perfromances which are strong and the overall sense of fun mixed with some good tackling of stereotypes...

While pretty much forgettable, while watching we found it fun and charming and full of the right kinds of energies.

If you've got young teenagers but still want a film you can all watch - and aren't embarrassed by the sexual innuendo that runs through this - then this is not a bad choice.

Watchable.


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