In the 1960s, a group of friends at an all girls school learn that their school is going to be combined with a nearby all boys school. They concoct a plan to save their school while dealing with everyday problems along the way.
If there's one thing this wild group of friends at an all-girls high school has learned, it's how to get what they want! So when word leaks out that their school is about to merge with an all-boys academy, some of the students strike back... devising a hilarious scheme to sabotage the plan get ready for a sidesplitting lesson in laughter, as the girls wage an all-out assault in an outrageous battle of the sexes!Written by
The cherry-picker truck used by the Flat Critters to get to Tinka's window was a Ford C-Series cab-over. While this truck was manufactured between 1957 and 1990, the cowl insignia combined with reflectors indicates this is a model made after 1968, five years after this movie takes place. See more »
Are you carrying Dennis' child?
Verena Von Stefan:
You can tell Tinka, she's had four pregnancy scares.
Was it beautiful, when he spent himself inside you?
Do you actually expect me to answer these questions?
But we're curious. We all have our hymens except Tinka.
Verena Von Stefan:
That's enough, clearly she doesn't want to describe it. It's like hog wrestling isn't that right Odes?
I don't even think she's done with Dennis yet.
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The original "Strike!" version had a scene in which Tinka was vulgarly dancing with a boy and then after the dance, Verena got the boy a handkerchief; That scene was removed from the "All I wanna do" version. You can still see a bit of Verena grabbing the handkerchief in the "All I wanna do" version. See more »
Easier Said Than Done
Performed by The Essex
Written by Larry Freddie Huff, William Linton
Published by Longitude Music Co.
Courtesy of Rhino Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products See more »
Okay, so that's a little much. But seriously, this is one of the funniest teen-related movies I've seen, and I've seen most of them. The cast is delightful, especially Kirsten Dunst as Verena, the quick-witted ringleader of the Daughters of the American Ravioli. She and her friends Tinka, Tweetie, and Momo take Odette, a new student at Miss Goddard's School for Girls, under their trouble-making, big-dreaming wings and try to stop their beloved school from going co-ed. It sounds like a thin premise for a movie, and maybe it is, but the characters are real and humorous and some of the scenes are extremely funny. The dance, where Verena and Momo spike the punch and intoxicate the choir boys of St. Ambrose, is hilarious, especially if you can pick out Hayden Christensen as a drunken student. And Tom Guiry, Scotty Smalls of "The Sandlot" fame, grew up and got himself some muscles. My one real problem with this movie was Gaby Hoffman as Odette. She was, for the most part, the one dull person in a crowd of comical characters. Her main goal is to be an "ex-virgin" and then become a politician. She's rather boring and expressionless compared to the rest of the DAR. This movie is funny and charming and perfect for a group of girlfriends to watch together. I'd suggest it along the same lines as "Ten Things I Hate About You." I give it 7 stars out of 10.
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