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She's the Man (2006)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Romance, Sport | 17 March 2006 (USA)
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When her brother decides to ditch for a couple weeks, Viola heads over to his elite boarding school, disguised as him, and proceeds to fall for one of his soccer teammates, and soon learns she's not the only one with romantic troubles.

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Andy Fickman

Writers:

Ewan Leslie (screenplay), Karen McCullah (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amanda Bynes ... Viola
Channing Tatum ... Duke
Laura Ramsey ... Olivia Lennox
Vinnie Jones ... Dinklage
David Cross ... Gold
Julie Hagerty ... Daphne
Robert Hoffman ... Justin
Alexandra Breckenridge ... Monique (as Alex Breckenridge)
Jonathan Sadowski ... Paul
Amanda Crew ... Kia
Jessica Lucas ... Yvonne
Brandon Jay McLaren ... Toby
Clifton MaCabe Murray ... Andrew (as Clifton Murray)
James Snyder ... Malcolm
James Kirk ... Sebastian
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Storyline

Here's the thing! Viola's soccer team at Cornwall gets cut. She wants to join the boys' team, but they do not allow girls. So she thinks, "If you can't beat them, join them". So she does! She disguises herself as her twin brother, Sebastian and goes out for the rival school, Illyria Boys' Soccer Team and makes it. Unfortunately, she didn't plan falling in love with her roommate Duke. But Duke has his eyes on Olivia. What makes matters worse is that Olivia starts to fall for Sebastian because he/she has a sensitive side. If things couldn't get more problematic, the real Sebastian (who was in London working on his music) comes home early. He arrives on campus and has no clue that he was replaced by his twin sister. Written by Barbara-Ann

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Taglines:

If you wanna chase your dream, sometimes you gotta break the rules. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Romance | Sport

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some sexual material | See all certifications »

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USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 March 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dude Looks Like a Lady See more »

Filming Locations:

British Columbia, Canada See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,730,372, 19 March 2006, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$2,339,735, 7 April 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$57,194,667, 1 June 2006
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Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Amanda Bynes in 2018 confirmed that performing this role led her to battle of depression because she didn't like how she looked as a boy. See more »

Goofs

In the carnival scene when Justin and Duke are fighting, the tip of Justin's underwear can be seen over his pants. It changes from white to black, and then back again to white in between shots. It is pointed out in the pop-up trivia that his stunt double was wearing black underwear. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Justin: Oh! She shoots, she scores! Goal!
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Connections

Version of Macbeth (1898) See more »

Soundtracks

Waltz: Roses from the South
Written by Johann Strauss (as Johann Strauss)
Performed by The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Courtesy of Extreme Production Music USA
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She's The Best!
10 March 2006 | by Nugen10See all my reviews

I got a chance to see this movie at an early screening in Brea and I have been crazy for it ever since. The film is based on Shakespeare's Twelfth Night which I have read and loved and seen on stage a few times so I certainly liked the references. But whether you like Shakespeare or not it won't matter - the movie stands on it's on. It is super funny, witty and charming. Amanda Bynes is hilarious and so was David Cross. Actually the whole cast is great - I just happen to be a huge David Cross fanatic. The cast is hot and the soundtrack kicks lots of cool bands and a few I hadn't heard before but I know they have a CD coming out so I will definitely buy it. Everyone in our audience laughed from start to finish - all age groups. !!!!


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