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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

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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2.35 : 1
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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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Religious Jewish men don't dance with women. See more »

Quotes

[staring at a drying sports bra]
Spanky: Dudes... that thing has touched boobs.
Terrence Lubinecki: Of course. The sturdy, breathable fabric is designed to maintain mammary elasticity.
Spanky: Shut up, Terrence. You're ruining the moment for me.
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Version of Cinderella (1969) See more »

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The People Have Spoken
Written by Keir Nuttall, Steve Pope and Scott Saunders
Performed by Transport
Courtesy of Transport Music
By Arrangement with Undercover Tracks
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Pleasant
22 September 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I found this simple tale charming and entertaining. It was funny without filth. The cinematography was quite lovely in many spots. It was fun to see John Schneider in a mature role for the first time in a long while. I feel that Amanda is a lovely, talented young girl who did a good job with the role. All the geeks were comical and interesting in their own individual ways. The facial expressions of George were absolutely endearing and evoked hilarious laughter several times. I found myself wanting to bring them all home for a good meal! I especially liked the excellent life-lesson shown for all of our society and wholeheartedly recommend this film for everyone over the age of 12. Younger kids just won't get it nor enjoy it.


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