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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)

PG | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1 June 2005 (USA)
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Four best girlfriends hatch a plan to stay connected with one another as their lives start off in different directions: they pass around a pair of secondhand jeans that fits each of their bodies perfectly.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Tibby
... Lena
... Carmen
... Bridget
... Bailey
... Al
... Lydia Rodman
... Carmen's Mother
... Eric
... Kostas
... Brian McBrian
Maria Konstadarou ... Yia Yia (as Maria Konstandarou)
... Papou
... Paul Rodman
... Soccer Pal Diana
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Storyline

The movie is based on the young adult book, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, by Anne Brashares. As four best friends spend their first summer apart from one another, they share a magical pair of jeans. Despite being of various shapes and sizes, each one of them fits perfectly into the pants. To keep in touch they pass these pants to each other as well as the adventures they are going through while apart. Written by Stephanie

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Laugh. Cry. Share the pants.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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Rated PG for thematic elements, some sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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1 June 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Quatre filles et un jean  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$25,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,833,340, 5 June 2005, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$39,008,741, 11 September 2005

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$42,013,878, 14 November 2005
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Trivia

The Pants Manifesto scene (at Gilda's) was filmed by placing the camera on a 360-degree dolly track around the girls. However it was virtually impossible for the camera to complete the circle around them without its own shadow being visible at some point in the scene (as the camera passed in front of the lights). Luckily, the visual effects people came to the rescue and "erased" the shadow from the shot. See more »

Goofs

When Bridget and Eric are running on the beach while racing each other, a close up of their feet is shown. It is obvious that the surface used in that shot is not sand, but something much more solid. See more »

Quotes

Carmen: [to Tibby] Why are you giving me this hypocritical lecture? When you're the one who walks around saying screw the world because that's easier than having to feel something!
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Crazy Credits

When "These Days" by Chantal Kreviazuk is playing during the end credits, the pants look like the girls put all these designs on the pants of what their summer was like. See more »


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Written by Natasha Bedingfield, Danielle Brisebois and Wayne Rodriques
Performed by Natasha Bedingfield
Courtesy of Epic Records/Sony BMG Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
By Arrangement with Sony BMG Music Licensing
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Seven in Pants, a Ten in Movies
5 June 2005 | by See all my reviews

This weekend, for my sisters 16th birthday, I ventured out with my father, mother and of course sister to see a movie. When we arrived at the theater I was briefed on which movie we were going to see, without a doubt thinking it would be some new action packed thriller that my dad, always forced my mom and sister to. I had no clue that we were going to see the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants.

The worst part of the movie was forcing myself into a theater where I was one of about 6 guys. The rest of the seats were packed with girls of all ages, older women, teens, mothers, college grads, you name it. One would have thought Brad Pitt was making announcement before the show began. In case you didn't know all girls are obsessed with him, especially the ones who deny it.

Anyways the movie began and before I knew it my eyes were glued to the screen. Next thing I knew I was crying, my mom was crying, my sister was crying, and even my dad was crying. I looked around the room and noticed that every girl was sobbing, and of course you know when your watching an amazing movie when it causes such emotion. When it changes the way you feel and enlightens you in unbelievable ways.

So the moral of the story: All the women out there grab your girlfriends, or better yet your husbands, boyfriends, or whomever and drag them to this film, they will say they'll hate it, but they will love it!


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