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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)

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$11,702,090 (USA) (26 October 2007)
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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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The position of the red handle on the artificial uterus changes from vertical to horizontal. See more »

Quotes

Sydney White: Hey! You're a guy, right?
Lenny: [uncertainly, looking unsure of himself] ... Yeah?
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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New Day's Dawning
Written by Jett Royal
Performed by Saturn Missiles
Courtesy of Crucial Music Corporation
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Snow White and the seven dorks
5 October 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Sydney White stars popular actress Amanda Bynes as the new girl in an elite college sorority. The Kappa Sisterhood is made up of a group of size 2 beautiful clones, all praising their mean-spirited leader, Rachel Witchburn (Sara Paxton).

As Sydney's popularity rises, Rachel begins to feel threatened by her. And so begins a story of rejection; acceptance and love. Sydney meets the handsome Beta fraternity leader Tyler (Matt Long) who is besotted by the good-natured Sydney.

With seven new geeky friends in the vortex house, Sydney decides to run for student president. Some good clean comedy ensues. Sydney White is a teen girl's dream movie; lots of romanticised idealism and a warm-fuzzy ending


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