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A modern retelling of Snow White set against students in their freshman year of college in the greek system.

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This modern retelling of the classic fairytale follows a beautiful college freshman as she pledges her late mother's once dignified sorority. But after discovering that today's sisterhood is not what it used to be, Sydney finds her new home away from home with seven outcasts. With the help of her socially challenged new friends, Sydney will take on the reigning campus queen to attempt to transform the school's misguided social hierarchy. Written by Morgan Creek Productions

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Freshman year is no fairy tale.

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Comedy | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for some language, sexual humor and partying | See all certifications »

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21 September 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sydney White and the Seven Dorks  »

Box Office

Budget:

$16,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$5,196,380 (USA) (21 September 2007)

Gross:

$11,702,090 (USA) (26 October 2007)
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Trivia

It was filmed in Winter Park FL. at Rollins College. Most of the extras were students who chose to remain on campus during spring break. See more »

Goofs

The first time Dr. Carlton gives his lecture, if you look on the chalkboard behind him his name reads "DR CARLTON", but in the credits and subtitles they have his name spelled CARLETON. See more »

Quotes

Rachel Witchburn: I'm the last person you wanna mess with.
Sydney White: No. You're the first.
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Version of Year of the Fish (2007) See more »

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Beautiful Surprise
Written by Gary Philips, Nini Camps, Billy Chapin, Elisa Carela, Beki and Tony Palacious
Performed by Kyle Paas
Courtesy of Cherry Lane Music
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Snow White and the seven dorks
5 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sydney White stars popular actress Amanda Bynes as the new girl in an elite college sorority. The Kappa Sisterhood is made up of a group of size 2 beautiful clones, all praising their mean-spirited leader, Rachel Witchburn (Sara Paxton).

As Sydney's popularity rises, Rachel begins to feel threatened by her. And so begins a story of rejection; acceptance and love. Sydney meets the handsome Beta fraternity leader Tyler (Matt Long) who is besotted by the good-natured Sydney.

With seven new geeky friends in the vortex house, Sydney decides to run for student president. Some good clean comedy ensues. Sydney White is a teen girl's dream movie; lots of romanticised idealism and a warm-fuzzy ending


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