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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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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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He's the Girl  »

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$15,500,000 (estimated)

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£850,290 (UK) (31 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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When Nell arrives at her locker after Horse and Woody spray her with a puddle, she yells at woody and walks off, locking the lock on her locker backward. See more »

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Nell Bedworth: [Woody in Nell's body gives up the task of putting on a bra] Ladies, looks like you and me is going au naturel.
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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 Die Another Day (2002) See more »

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Performed by the Sugababes
Courtesy of Universal-Island Records Ltd.
Under license from Universal Music Operations Ltd.
Written by Keisha Buchanan, Mutya Buena, Heidi Range (as Hedia Range) and Dallas Austin
Published by EMI Music Publishing Ltd. and Universal Music Publishing Ltd.
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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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