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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)  »

Also Known As:

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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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 »

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At the end of the movie when the repairs are being made to the Vortex, construction worker Big Ron can be seen climbing a ladder in the back ground carrying a stack of roofing shingles. A couple of scenes later, Big Ron is carrying the same stack of shingles up the ladder. 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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Version of Cinderella (1965) See more »

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Stir It Up
Written by Achaia Dixon, Al Dixon, Alton Demarest Dixon, C.L. Hansen, K. Nelson and Joachim Svare
Courtesy of APM Music
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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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