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Seventeen Again (2000)

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While divorced and bickering grandparents watch their grandchildren, a lab experiment gone awry transforms the elders into teenagers again.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Sydney (as Tia Mowry)
... Young Cat (as Tamera Mowry)
... Young Gene
... Willie
Hope Clarke ... Grandma Cat
... Grandpa Gene
... Todd
... Barry
... Monique (as Tonya Lee Williams)
Maia Campbell ... Ashley
Daryn Jones ... Terrance
... Leo (as Chris Collins)
... Julie
... Fire Captain
... Officer Ratto
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Cat and Gene have been divorced for several years. They are both visiting their son and their grandchildren, Sydney and Willie. Willie's a genius who develops a formula that makes who uses it young again, it inadvertently spills into some soap that Willie places in his grandparents room. When each of them uses it they finds themselves 17 again. Willie had to find a way to reverse the process but will his grandparents want to be old again? Written by <rcs0411@yahoo.com>

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All three of the main characters are siblings in real life See more »

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[talking about Ashley]
Julie: Just like a M.P.G.I.S. chick.
Sydney Donovan: What the heck does that mean?
Julie: Most Popular Girl In School.
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Vanishing Romance
Written by Joe Lervold (as Joel Evans)
Performed by Carla Helmbrecht and The Joel Evans Quartet
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"I'm seventeen again!"
7 February 2004 | by See all my reviews

I think this movie is really good. The two divorced grandparents who seem to hate eachother's guts realize they still love eachother when they become seventeen.

Grandmother Kat tries to make Grandpa Jean jealous by going out with Sydney, her granddauther's crush, Todd. The popular girl wants Jean, and thinks Kat, who's pretending to be Sydney, wants Jean too.

Sydney has other problems. She loved her life in L.A., only now they moved to the small town, which she hates. she can't seem to fit in, and the popular girl doesn't help at all.

The grandparents become seventeen again by Will, the grandson's experiment which went out of control and spilled onto the grandparents' soap. When they used the soap, this caused them to become seventeen.

All the events happen while the parents are back off in L.A. to help an Aunt with her baby, and the grandparents are "baby-sitting."

I love the music in this movie too. I love the scene where the two grandparents go dancing in that place with all the jazz. I love that kind of music.

Overall, this movie is very good in my opinion. The Mowry twins and their younger brother do very well with their characters. Tahj(sp?) was in a few scenes, but his character played a big part in the story, making the expiriment and all.

It's a happy ending. Grandparents are grandparents again, and planned a wedding- again. :)


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