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13 Going on 30 (2004)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance | 23 April 2004 (USA)
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A girl makes a wish on her thirteenth birthday, and wakes up the next day as a thirty-year-old woman.

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Gary Winick
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Garner ... Jenna Rink
Mark Ruffalo ... Matt Flamhaff
Judy Greer ... Lucy Wyman
Andy Serkis ... Richard Kneeland
Kathy Baker ... Bev Rink
Phil Reeves ... Wayne Rink
Sam Ball ... Alex Carlson (as Samuel Ball)
Marcia DeBonis ... Arlene
Christa B. Allen ... Young Jenna
Sean Marquette ... Young Matt
Kiersten Warren ... Trish Sackett
Joe Grifasi ... Mr. Flamhaff
Mary Pat Gleason ... Mrs. Flamhaff
Susan Egan ... Tracy Hansen
Lynn Collins ... Wendy
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Storyline

After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty. Thanks to some wishing dust, Jenna's prayer has been answered. With a knockout body, a dream apartment, a fabulous wardrobe, an athlete boyfriend, a dream job, and superstar friends, this can't be a better life. Unfortunately, Jenna realizes that this is not what she wanted. The only one that she needs is her childhood best friend, Matt, a boy that she thought destroyed her party. But when she finds him, he's a grown up, and not the same person that she knew. Written by popdivaprincess3000

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For some, 13 feels like it was just yesterday. For Jenna, it was. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual content and brief drug references | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Sony Pictures

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Portuguese

Release Date:

23 April 2004 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

13 Going on 30 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$37,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$21,054,238, 25 April 2004, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$57,231,747

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$39,223,950
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS (DTS HD Master Audio 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| Dolby Digital (Dolby Digital 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| SDDS (8 channels) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1 (D-Cinema prints) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In Australia, the title was changed to "Suddenly 30", because distributors thought audiences would misunderstand the original title. See more »

Goofs

The picture of Jennifer Lopez on the wall changes from perfectly straight to very crooked between shots. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Boy: Move it, dorkus.
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Crazy Credits

The studio logo segues into the opening credits. Magic dust forms a backdrop and segues into the background during Jenna's picture taking. Then it segues into the title. The credits appear as if by magic. See more »

Connections

Remade as Mazaa Mazaa (2005) See more »

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Vienna
Written and Performed by Billy Joel
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Wonderful!
6 November 2006 | by mercywriterSee all my reviews

In a time when most movies turn out to be a waste of my time, what a pleasant surprise to find this gem. On the surface, it might look like just another romantic comedy. But there was a depth to this movie that surprised and captivated me. A lot of good messages for young girls, 13, 30, and any age before or after. And what an interesting commentary on society. Through the eyes of an innocent 13 year old, who just happens to have the body of an adult, we see just how shallow, false, and empty modern society can be.

Jennifer Garner is adorable. She exudes a fresh innocence that makes it very believable she is a 13 year old in a 30 year old body. And Mark Ruffalo! He was a surprisingly wonderful hero. I have since seen him in other movies, but this was the first time.

A definite keeper, and one my whole family enjoys watching, over and over again.


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