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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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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

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$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

There are many references to the actual fairy tale, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: - 7 dorks : 7 dwarfs - #1 on "Hot or Not" list : Fairest of them all - Poison Apple Virus : Poison Apple to eat - The Vortex : The cottage - Tyler kisses Sydney to wake up from sleep : Prince kisses Snow White to wake up from death - "Things are looking grim, brothers" : The Grimm Brothers wrote the original Snow White - Rachel has tried to socially "kill" Sydney, but failed : The Evil Queen tried to physically kill Snow White, but failed - Tyler and Sydney were good friends early : The Prince and Snow White were good friends early See more »

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When Katy tells Rachel about Sydney White at the Rush Party, she says the word "Legacy" is three words when it is really three syllables. Kappa members are, for the most part, portrayed as stereotypical preppy blondes. Katy should not be expected to be very smart. See more »

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Lenny: So, uh, are you all set? Do you need anything? A hypoallergenic pillow? Humidifier? Dehumidifier? Ionizer?
Sydney White: Nope, I think I'm all goon on the medical-supply front. I've actually got
Lenny: Are you sure? There's a lot of dust. I've got loads of allergy medicine.
Sydney White: You? Allergies? I never would have guessed.
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I'm Not Worried
Written by Jeremy Silver
Performed by The Drop
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Great Movie for the whole family.
11 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Call me sheltered, I work a lot. I never saw the trailers for this movie nor read the preview. I had to watch it twice before I realized that there was a correlation between it and the Disney classic "Snow White".

That being said, my 9 year old daughter, 18 year old son, and my 40 plus year old wife and I enjoyed this movie very much. The movie has a comedic presentation with a slightly serious undertone. It shows a very basic lesson while keeping it entertaining. The message: "Be Yourself".

I have know idea why the movie is rated as PG-13. The worst vocabulary they use is b***h, and it is along the same lines as The Princess Diaries (In my Opinion). As for sexual undertones ??? I saw more on Shrek 3.

If you are a parent, teenager, or young adult I think you would enjoy this movie (unless you are Grumpy).


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