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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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$15,500,000 (estimated)

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£850,290 (UK) (29 December 2006)

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£2,108,404 (UK) (12 January 2007)
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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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Yale "Early Action" decisions are not mailed until mid-December, yet Nell receives hers by Homecoming day - an October or November event at American high schools. See more »

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Nell Bedworth: Come here, dumb jock.
Woody: Try and stop me, pencil-neck.
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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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Let's Get It Started
Performed by The Black Eyed Peas
Courtesy of A&M Records
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd.
Written by Mike Fratantuno, Terence Yoshiaki Graves, George Pajon Jr., Will.i.am (as Will Adams),
Apl.de.Ap (as Allan Pineda) and Taboo (as Jaime Gomez)
Published by Tuono Music/Hisako Songs both admin. by South Hudson Music, EMI Music Publishing Ltd.
Copyright © 2004 Cherry River Music Co./Will.I.Am Music Inc./Jeepney Music Publishing/Nawasha Networks Publishing
Worldwide rights for Will.I.Am Music Inc., Jeepney Music Publishing and Nawasha Networks Publishing administered by Cherry River Music Co.
All Rights Reserved. Used by Permission.
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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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