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To Be Fat Like Me (2007)

TV-14 | | Drama | TV Movie 8 January 2007
As part of a film project, a physically fit teenager dons a fat suit to gain experience of the hardships facing overweight high school students.

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Douglas Barr

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Michelle Lovretta (as M.A. Lovretta)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kaley Cuoco ... Alyson
Melissa Halstrom Melissa Halstrom ... Ramona
Michael Phenicie ... Jim
Rachel Cairns ... Jamie
Adrienne Carter Adrienne Carter ... Kendall
Carlo Marks ... Michael
Brandon Olds Brandon Olds ... Adam
Scott Little Scott Little ... George
Caroline Rhea ... Madelyn
Ben Cotton ... Warren
Matt Bellefleur ... Eddie
David Lewis ... Mr. Johnson
Jeff Cunningham Jeff Cunningham ... Randell
Aaron Brooks ... Joel
Richard Harmon ... Kyle
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Pretty, popular, and slim high-schooler Aly Schimdt had plans of earning a sports scholarship to college but a knee injury ruins her chances. She decides to enter a documentary contest in the hopes of winning money for college. She believes that overweight people, like her mom and brother, seem to make excuses about how the world perceives them. So Aly decides to attend a rival high school as a heavily overweight person for the documentary, but not change her personality. Aly intends and hopes to prove that personality will outshine physical appearance. But when she's met with ridicule, harassment, and name-calling she begins to see things differently. Written by R2k443

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English

Release Date:

8 January 2007 (USA) See more »

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Dans la peau d'une ronde See more »

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decent
29 October 2012 | by mattkratzSee all my reviews

This movie came across as good. After an injury costs her a chance at an athletic scholarship to college (which she desperately needed), a girl decides to enter a contest to help raise the money and films a documentary on fat students high school;inspired by the book Black Like Me, she disguises herself as a fat girl and goes to summer school and experiences firsthand what it is like to be rejected as a severely overweight person. She thinks that a charming personality will help people look past it, but she is mistaken, as she learns that he previous popularity has spoiled her. Her family's weight problems inspired the project. Despite some flaws, the movie was good, and the girl matures throughout the movie. I recommend it.

*** out of ****


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