IMDb > Picture This (2008) (V)
Picture This
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

Picture This (2008) (V) More at IMDbPro »

Photos (See all 24 | slideshow) Videos (see all 2)
Picture This -- Ashley Tisdale stars in this hilarious teen comedy as Mandy, an unpopular high school senior who lands a date to the biggest party of the year with Drew, the school's hottest guy.
Picture This -- Open-ended Trailer from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment


User Rating:
5.4/10   6,659 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Down 3% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
View company contact information for Picture This on IMDbPro.
Release Date:
13 July 2008 (USA) See more »
A no-body is about to become a somebody to impress everybody! See more »
A high school girl is invited to a party by the most popular boy in school -- only trouble is, she's grounded. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Plot Keywords:
Picture This: Hollywood's Hottest Dads
 (From E! Online. 21 June 2009, 7:45 AM, PDT)

User Reviews:
Teen drama limited comedy See more (18 total) »


  (in credits order)

Ashley Tisdale ... Mandy Gilbert

Kevin Pollak ... Tom Gilbert

Lauren Collins ... Alexa

Shenae Grimes-Beech ... Cayenne (as Shenae Grimes)

Robbie Amell ... Drew Patterson

Cindy Busby ... Lisa Cross
Marie-Marguerite Sabongui ... Blair

Angela Galuppo ... Kimberly

Maxim Roy ... Marsha Gilbert

Matthew Raudsepp ... Danny Sherpel
Andrew Mackay ... Lenny
Mark Ositashvili ... Peyton
Pierre Lenoir ... Salesman

Mike Tsar ... Earl - Tow Truck Driver
Justin Bradley ... Mickey Carson
Stephanie Janusauskas ... Young Mandy

Vanessa Matsui ... Makeup Girl
Erin Gardam ... Yogurt Shop Girl

Natalie Vansier ... Girl in Library
Rockne Corrigan ... Guy on Lawn

Jesse Rath ... Guy on Lawn

Dani Kind ... High School Girl
Taylor Baruchel ... High School Girl

Annie Murphy ... Kid on Phone
Annie Murphy ... Kid on Phone
Paul Van Dyck ... Starbucks Guy
Scott Hutchinson ... Stage Manager
Felicia Shulman ... Woman in Store
Melanie Doerr ... Female Doctor
Jennifer Marcil ... Alexa's Mom
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Lisa Marie Blair ... Snob (uncredited)
Andrée-Anne Faucher ... Cheeleader (uncredited)

David Gagné ... Guy at the party (uncredited)

Gerardo Lo Dico ... Tactical Officer (uncredited)
Josephine Schmidt ... Lisa Cross (voice: German version) (uncredited)
Marie-Pier Séguin ... Girl at Party (uncredited)
Annette Woloshen ... Woman in Labor (uncredited)

Directed by
Stephen Herek 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Temple Mathews 

Produced by
Ronald Gilbert .... executive producer
Patrick Hughes .... producer
Stephanie Johnson .... co-producer
Brian Reilly .... producer
Ashley Tisdale .... executive producer
Original Music by
Richard Marvin 
Cinematography by
Bernard Couture 
Film Editing by
Robin Russell 
Casting by
Andrea Kenyon 
Paul Weber 
Randi Wells 
Production Design by
Patricia Christie 
Set Decoration by
Jean-Charles Claveau 
Makeup Department
Gillian Chandler .... key makeup artist
Michelle Côté .... hair department head
Nathalie Trépanier .... makeup artist
Production Management
Gilles Perreault .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Yanick DiVito .... third assistant director
Fanny Hudon .... second assistant director
Normand Labelle .... first assistant director
Art Department
Annette Bélanger .... art coordinator
Annette Bélanger .... art dept co-ordinator
Alain Omer Duranceau .... graphic designer
Sound Department
Tim Chilton .... foley artist
Dimitri Médard .... production sound recordist
Dimitri Médard .... sound recordist
Terry O'Bright .... sound re-recording mixer
Mark Purcell .... sound recordist
Keith Rogers .... sound re-recording mixer
Richard S. Steele .... sound effects editor
Special Effects by
Guillaume Murray .... special effects supervisor
Visual Effects by
Sean Wilson .... digital compositor
Nancy Bouchard .... stunt double
Mary-Pier Gaudet .... stunt double
Stéphane Lefebvre .... stunt coordinator
Camera and Electrical Department
Olivia Aravecchia .... underwater camera support
Philippe Bossé .... still photographer
Bertrand Calmeau .... additional still photographer
Christian Caperaa .... first assistant camera
Jean-Francois Gravel .... video assist operator
Nathalie Lasselin .... underwater camera operator
Charles Marcotte .... electrician
Richard Paré .... best boy electric
Michel Robitaille .... lighting technician
Casting Department
Jennifer Lurey .... casting assistant
Editorial Department
Richard A. Dominicus .... assistant editor
Derek Herr .... on-line editor
Christine Seino .... assistant on-line editor
Music Department
Bob Cutarella .... music supervisor
Michelle Kuznetsky .... music supervisor
Scott Schirle .... music editor
Other crew
Olivia Aravecchia .... underwater crew
Lynn Beaudin .... location manager
Robert Beebe .... title designer
Sophie Boyer .... script supervisor
Jess Hunt .... producer asst
Alexander Sandy Jesion .... chief financial officer
Jean-Patrick Joseph .... special equipment supplier
Nutan Khanna .... clearance/product placement coordinator
France Pelchat .... assistant locations manager
Ross Siegel .... production executive: MGM

Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies

Additional Details

Also Known As:
Rated PG-13 for some sexual references
92 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.78 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

Ashley Tisdale is one of the executive producers for this movie.See more »
Mandie Gilbert:Alexa! Where's your mom?
Alexa:At an AA meeting, then she's going out for drinks.
See more »
Movie Connections:
References 1984 (1984)See more »
Dale Que DaleSee more »


This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Teen drama limited comedy, 13 May 2014
Author: SnoopyStyle

Mandy Gilbert (Ashley Tisdale) lost her mother at 4 and her dad (Kevin Pollak) is clueless. Her close friends are Alexa (Lauren Collins) and Cayenne (Shenae Grimes). Drew Patterson (Robbie Amell) is the hot boy in school. He's from the rich neighborhood of Camelot and she's from Nottingham. He rescues Mandy from drowning and invites her to hang out by the lake. When Drew's mean girlfriend Lisa sees him hugging Mandy, she goes ballistic. Lisa finds Mandy's phone and Mandy's dad catches her in a lie. Drew invites her to his party but her dad grounds her. Cayenne thinks Drew has ulterior motives in the tradition of sacrificing a virgin. The girls lie to her dad, battle Lisa, and goes to the party. Along the way, they have to play in a Battle of the Bands contest and almost get into a major accident.

Firstly I like most of the actors. I think Tisdale has a great comedic touch. On the other hand, this is a run of the mill teen drama. She's playing the bespectacled nerdy girl not in with the cool crowd. It's a lot about how to lie to the parent in the age of cell phones. The comedy isn't that funny. Sometimes it's cute but it's never hilarious. It's not a good high school comedy although there is an attempt at something. On a side note, this is directed by Stephen Herek who made some great movies in the past. I hope he gets better material to work with in the future.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (18 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for Picture This (2008)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
This movie sickens me. Especially the dad. dreamweaver-x
Picture this beisserchen
100 things i learnt from watching this film. amziie-tilston
a few shocking things for a disney movie girlcanrock117
Song Question BigJobMan
See more »


If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
Easy A Bratz Sunshine Cleaning Show Me Love The Girl Next Door
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
News articles IMDb Comedy section IMDb USA section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.