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Sydney White (2007)

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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 | Drama | 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  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,196,380, 23 September 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$11,892,415

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,620,075
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

During the Student Government campaign: The Seven Dorks are carrying wooden campaign signs over their shoulders. As they pass Rachel, one says 'Hi Ho', and another says 'Bye Ho.' This is a clear allusion to the scene in Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937) when the dwarfs sing Hi Ho with the signs replacing the pickaxes. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

Sydney White: [Frisbee lands between dorks, all jump and move away] Go on. Pick it up and throw it on back.
Rachel Witchburn: [George picks up Frisbee, throws off screen]
[Hits Rachel in the head]
Rachel Witchburn: Ow!
Sydney White: Heads up!
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References Viva Piñata (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Oh Boy
Written by Ali Dee (as Ali Theodore), Zach Danziger, and Joey Katsaros (as Joseph Katsaros)
Performed by Boomish
Courtesy of DeeTown Entertainment
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Great Movie for the whole family.
11 March 2008 | by 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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