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Sydney White (2007)

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A modern retelling of Snow White set against students in their freshman year of college in the greek system.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amanda Bynes ... Sydney White
Sara Paxton ... Rachel
Matt Long ... Tyler
Jack Carpenter ... Lenny
Jeremy Howard ... Terrence
Crystal Hunt ... Dinky
Adam Hendershott ... Jeremy
Danny Strong ... Gurkin
Samm Levine ... Spanky
Libby Mintz ... Christy
John Schneider ... Paul White
Arnie Pantoja ... George
Donté Bonner ... Embele
Brian Patrick Clarke ... Professor Carleton
Lauren Leech ... Katy
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Storyline

This modern retelling of the classic fairytale follows a beautiful college freshman as she pledges her late mother's once dignified sorority. But after discovering that today's sisterhood is not what it used to be, Sydney finds her new home away from home with seven outcasts. With the help of her socially challenged new friends, Sydney will take on the reigning campus queen to attempt to transform the school's misguided social hierarchy. Written by Morgan Creek Productions

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Taglines:

Freshman year is no fairy tale.

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some language, sexual humor and partying | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 September 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Sydney White and the Seven Dorks See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$16,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$5,196,380, 23 September 2007, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$11,892,415

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,620,075
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | SDDS | DTS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Most of the members of the "SAU Marching Sharks" in the film are actual band members. Members of the University of Central Florida Marching Knights were used to film these scenes. See more »

Goofs

At the beginning of the movie when the construction workers are passing around a card for Sydney, one of the workers nails the card to the wall. When Sydney receives the card with all of their signatures, there is no hole in the card. See more »

Quotes

Sydney White: I'm sorry, I'm still learning to speak priss.
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Connections

References Doctor Who (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

One Poisoned Apple
Written by Ali Dee (as Ali Theodore) and Joey Katsaros (as Joseph Katsaros)
Performed by Skeem
Courtesy of DeeTown Entertainment
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Pleasant
22 September 2007 | by jlj9675-1See all my reviews

I found this simple tale charming and entertaining. It was funny without filth. The cinematography was quite lovely in many spots. It was fun to see John Schneider in a mature role for the first time in a long while. I feel that Amanda is a lovely, talented young girl who did a good job with the role. All the geeks were comical and interesting in their own individual ways. The facial expressions of George were absolutely endearing and evoked hilarious laughter several times. I found myself wanting to bring them all home for a good meal! I especially liked the excellent life-lesson shown for all of our society and wholeheartedly recommend this film for everyone over the age of 12. Younger kids just won't get it nor enjoy it.


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