MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,021 this week

Read It and Weep (2006)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Drama | Family  -  21 July 2006 (USA)
5.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.7/10 from 3,226 users  
Reviews: 58 user | 5 critic

A shy and retiring high school student develops a peculiar alter ego that changes her life forever.

Director:

Writers:

(teleplay), (teleplay), 1 more credit »
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $5.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

Live Chat with Keanu Reeves

We conducted a Live Chat with Keanu about his upcoming film John Wick.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 37 titles
created 30 Sep 2011
 
a list of 37 titles
created 05 Jan 2012
 
a list of 47 titles
created 10 Jun 2012
 
a list of 23 titles
created 21 Jan 2013
 
a list of 22 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Read It and Weep (TV Movie 2006)

Read It and Weep (TV Movie 2006) on IMDb 5.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Read It and Weep.
2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Stuck in the Suburbs (TV Movie 2004)
Comedy | Family | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Teenager Brittany is bored with her quiet suburban life. She finds excitement when her phone is switched with the phone of Jordan Cahill. Jordan, only the top teen pop singer, has come to her town to make a music video.

Director: Savage Steve Holland
Stars: Danielle Panabaker, Brenda Song, Amanda Shaw
Cow Belles (TV Movie 2006)
Comedy | Family | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

In order to learn how to be responsible, two wealthy teen sisters are forced to work in the family business by their exasperated father. When company funds goes missing, it's up to the girls to save the day.

Director: Francine McDougall
Stars: Aly Michalka, AJ Michalka, Jack Coleman
Cadet Kelly (TV Movie 2002)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A fashion-conscious youngster is horrified when she is forced to move to military school.

Director: Larry Shaw
Stars: Hilary Duff, Christy Carlson Romano, Gary Cole
Hatching Pete (TV Movie 2009)
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

When Cleatus can't play the school mascot, Pete has to secretly do the job.

Director: Stuart Gillard
Stars: Jason Dolley, Mitchel Musso, Tiffany Thornton
Life Is Ruff (TV Movie 2005)
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Calvin Wheeler is a scheming 13-year-old boy with everything going for him, except for an original issue of his precious comic book collection. When a prized show-dog chases him down while ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Haid
Stars: Kyle Massey, Kay Panabaker, Mitchel Musso
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A girl steals a weather machine from Santa Claus, to make a snow day. The machine breaks, and causes an out-of-control snowstorm.

Director: Greg Beeman
Stars: Hallee Hirsh, Spencer Breslin, Hallie Todd
Twitches (TV Movie 2005)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Two teen witches who were separated at birth and were adopted by two different families meet on their 21st birthday and must use their powers to save the world in which they were born, where their birth mother still lives.

Director: Stuart Gillard
Stars: Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Kristen Wilson
Go Figure (TV Movie 2005)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A teenager dreams of becoming a champion ice-skater, and soon discovers a top Russian instructor is working at a nearby private school.

Director: Francine McDougall
Stars: Jordan Hinson, Whitney Sloan, Cristine Rose
Pixel Perfect (TV Movie 2004)
Family | Sci-Fi | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

When holography is used to create a new pop star, things start to go awry.

Director: Mark A.Z. Dippé
Stars: Raviv Ullman, Leah Pipes, Spencer Redford
Return to Halloweentown (TV Movie 2006)
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Marnie and Dylan are going to follow their dreams to go to college, at Halloweentown University, which is also known as Witch University.

Director: David Jackson
Stars: Sara Paxton, Judith Hoag, Lucas Grabeel
The Even Stevens Movie (TV Movie 2003)
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The Stevens think that they've won an all-expenses-paid trip to an island that's halfway around the world. When their house is destroyed, their food stolen, and their bacon eaten, the ... See full summary »

Director: Sean McNamara
Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Christy Carlson Romano, Donna Pescow
Get a Clue (TV Movie 2002)
Comedy | Crime | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A wealthy student with too much fashion sense, her equally rich friends, and her rival/superior from the school paper work together to solve the case when their teacher goes missing.

Director: Maggie Greenwald
Stars: Lindsay Lohan, Bug Hall, Ian Gomez
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Is
...
Harmony
Marquise Brown ...
Lindsay (as Marquise C. Brown)
...
Sawyer Sullivan
...
...
Marco Vega
...
Ralph Bartlett
Connie Young ...
Peggy Bartlett
...
Diana
Nick Whitaker ...
Lenny Bartlett
Falisha Fehoko ...
Jennifer #1
Malinda Money ...
Jennifer #2
...
Miss Gallagher
...
Tim Kennedy (as KC Clyde)
Edit

Storyline

Freshman Jamie Bartlett is frustrated with high-school life. She wonders what it would be like to be popular, where Marco the hunk might notice her and snooty Sawyer would remember her name. To escape the pressures of school, Jamie retreats to her journal, weaving a tale about teen heroine Isabella ("Is"), who's beautiful, self-assured, and popular and can effortlessly zap any pesky person out of her way. When she accidentally turns in her journal as a homework project, Jamie wins a writing contest and finds her books on shelves nationwide. Suddenly she's caught up in the whirlwind of photo shoots and guest appearances and starts to lose touch with her friends and herself. Meanwhile, Is becomes a real presence for Jamie, though no one else can see her. As Jamie's stardom grows, her literary alter ego pops in and out of her life to influence every move she makes. Jamie eventually becomes disenchanted with her new life and in the end must decide whether popularity is worth sacrificing ... Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Family

Certificate:

TV-G
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 July 2006 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

How My Private, Personal Journal Became a Bestseller  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Kay Panabaker (Jamie Bartlett) and Danielle Panabaker (Is) are sisters in real life. See more »

Goofs

At the dance, when Lenny was singing his song that he has supposedly never let anyone hear before, you can clearly see Jennifer #1 singing along with it. See more »

Quotes

Peggy Bartlett: Everyone love the pizza.
Ralph Bartlett: It wasn't me, it was Lenny!
Connor Kennedy: Great pizza, Mr B.
Peggy Bartlett: Great Job
[Ralph and Peggy kiss]
Ralph Bartlett: Okay, It was me.
See more »

Soundtracks

I Will Be Around
Written by Adam Watts & Andy Dodd
Performed by Nick Whitaker
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Probably the best DCOM ever
23 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When i sat down on my friend's couch with a bowl of ice cream & turned the TV on, i never expected to find a new favorite movie. Read It and Weep is, in my book, one of the finest of all DCOM movies (and lets me honest, Disney has been feeding us a lot of trash recently). i thought the plot, though predictable, was funny, honest, and amusing. it had this sweet and sour feel, like you cant decide whether you want to hug the characters or smack them. it really expressed the ups and downs of popularity and fame, as well of the hardships of high school. and nick whitaker's singing ("Lenny" was his name, in the movie) blew me away, & made me want to know if he really sings and/or plays in the real world (i would buy his album!).

If you're looking for a deep, thought-provoking, lets-ponder-the-universe type of movie, keep looking. in fact, what made you think you could find that on the Disney channel anyway?? try USA, TNT, or Court TV.

But if what you want is a fun, hilarious, quite nearly tear-jerking movie that makes your heart bubble and your sides ache, look no further.

You've found it in Read It and Weep. -Krista C.


19 of 25 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
if you were jamie who would you pick richbabe24
Mitchell Musso goes blonde?! OneManShowx3
Her Laptop? mtvgeneration21
soundtrack candysoccer1
okay, don't deny it KatP223
Did anyone else hate 'Is' ? ilovecocacola91
Discuss Read It and Weep (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?