An attractive and popular teenager, who is mean-spirited toward others, finds herself in the body of an older man, and must find a way to get back to her original body.


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rob Schneider ... Jessica
Anna Faris ... April
Matthew Lawrence ... Billy
Eric Christian Olsen ... Jake
Robert Davi ... Stan
Melora Hardin ... Carol
Alexandra Holden ... Lulu
Rachel McAdams ... Jessica
Maritza Murray ... Keecia
Fay Hauser ... Mrs. Thomas
Jodi Long ... Korean Mother
Tia Mowry-Hardrict ... Venetia (as Tia Mowry)
Tamera Mowry-Housley ... Sissy (as Tamera Mowry)
Lee Garlington ... Vice Principal Bernard
Angie Stone ... Madame Mambuza


Jessica Spencer is the hottest, most popular girl in high school. Jessica, her best friend April, and a couple of other hot girls Lulu and Keecia visit the mall to hang out and do some shopping. They enter a new age store, where they check out a pair of ancient earrings. Unbeknownst to Jessica, these are magical ones set in ancient Abyssinia. A princess known as Princess Nawa is disgusted by the groom of her arranged marriage and switches bodies with a slave girl by means of an enchanted set of earrings. Since the earrings are not for sale, Jessica steals them. But the next morning she gets a big dose of reality when she wakes up in the body of a 30-something lowlife male, Clive, a career criminal. Clive finds himself in Jessica's body. Now it's up to Jessica (in Clive's body) to find a way to get her body back, while Clive (in Jessica's body) takes advantage of his new body to set in motion a crime spree to put the blame on Jessica! Written by Anthony Pereyra <>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis


The hottest chick in town just switched bodies with the luckiest loser in the world.


Comedy | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 on appeal for crude and sexual humor, language and drug references | See all certifications »

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Did You Know?


Anna Faris, Alexandra Holden, Lee Garlington, Melora Harding, and Matt Weinberg appeared on Friends (1994). See more »


When Clive is checking the oil in Jessica's VW, Jessica honks the horn while Clive is under the hood and the ignition is off. This is impossible on most German cars (and Volkswagens in particular), as the horn is disabled when the ignition is switched off. See more »


Long-haired Jock: Aren't you that chick who's having sex with that college guy?
Eden: [annoyed] NO.
Long-haired Jock: Wanna be?
Jessica (Clive): She's not interested, so why don't you just back off?
Long-haired Jock: Oh, OK. GRANDPA. What are you, a pimp and these are your skank hoes!
[Jessica slaps him hard]
Long-haired Jock: You and me, right now, lets go.
Jessica (Clive): Where are we going?
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Crazy Credits

Despite the fact that this was filmed in the standard spherical format, "Filmed in Panavision" is listed in the end credits. See more »


Referenced in Jeopardy!: 2010 College Championship Quarterfinal 5 (2010) See more »


Sexiest Man in Jamaica
Written by Neil Claxton, Chris Baker, and C. Campbell
Performed by Mint Royale
Courtesy of Faith And Hope Records
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User Reviews

Brilliant Comedy...
20 December 2002 | by pidectiveSee all my reviews

Rob Schnieder was great in this film. He adapted well to the character of a female. This movie was not dumb, it just wasn't made for those who had no sense of humor. The movie, I must say, was madly hilarious. At some points, I was rolling into the other seat.

Its not very easy for an actor to portray someone of the opposite sex, however, Schnieder did it better than anyone else could.

This is a great movie, however, if you are a 'party pooper' like the last reviewer...with no sense of more than likely wont like this movie..

Great comedy!!

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Release Date:

13 December 2002 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Miss Popularity See more »


Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,401,146, 15 December 2002

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Aspect Ratio:

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