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Sydney White (2007)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance | 21 September 2007 (USA)
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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)  »

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Sydney White and the Seven Dorks  »

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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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Cast and crew were given 35 days to shoot the film. See more »

Goofs

Greeting card given to Sydney at beginning of film states: "Congratulations! Your (sic) going to college!" A strange error for such an important education-related printing. See more »

Quotes

Gurkin: You can't even make it from Junior Tiger Guide to Tiger Guide
George: I'm only one badge away!
[looks at his velcro shoes]
George: Knots are hard!
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References Dallas (1978) See more »

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Pump the Fist
Written by Ali Dee (as Ali Theodore), Aaron Sandlofer, Julian Davis and Vincent Alfieri
Performed by K Militant
Courtesy of DeeTown Entertainment
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modern update on Snow White?
9 February 2008 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

i think this is a modern retelling of the snow white fairy tale.it has most of the same types of characters as the fairy tale does.but instead of dwarfs,it has dorks.and the movie takes place on a college campus.it's an under dog movie,so it is fairly predictable,but it is a fun movie to watch.there is a great mix of characters with odd quirks,and Armada Bynes is so likable it's hard not to like the movie.she has great comedic timing and plays the fish out of water role very well.i laughed quite a bit throughout the movie.i like the fact that it's a movie that takes place on campus,but is not raunchy,or low brow.it's nice to know a movie can be funny and entertaining without being crude,lewd or offensive.not that there's anything wrong with that.i also really liked Sara Paxton as the school president/villainess.i thought she was very convincing.overall, a very entertaining 100 plus minutes.my vote for Sydney White is an 8/10


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