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Queen Sized (2008)

TV-14 | | Comedy, Drama | TV Movie 6 October 2008
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An overweight girl, Maggie Baker, is elected Homecoming queen by the mean girls in the high school.

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Peter Levin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Nikki Blonsky ... Maggie Baker
Annie Potts ... Joan Baker
Lily Holleman ... Casey
Kim Matula ... Tara (as Kimberly Matula)
Liz McGeever ... Liz
Fabian C. Moreno Fabian C. Moreno ... Louis (as Fabian Moreno)
Caren Anton ... Principal Gabriel
Kyle Clements ... Trip (as Kyle Russell Clements)
Kelsey Schultz Kelsey Schultz ... Camille
Chad Linley Chad Linley ... Ryan
Philip Searcy Philip Searcy ... Devon
Jackson Pace ... Will Baker
Laurel Whitsett ... Coach Zash
Lindsay Soileau Lindsay Soileau ... Christa
Libby Whittemore ... Sarah
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An overweight girl, Maggie Baker, is elected Homecoming queen by the mean girls in the high school.

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 October 2008 (Argentina) See more »

Also Known As:

De talla grande See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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The location is South Carolina, but the high school at which part of the story takes place (Byrd High School) is located in Louisiana. See more »

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Perfect World
Performed by Samantha Mollen
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Size matters
3 December 2008 | by jotix100See all my reviews

In our society, being different can be a terrible experience, specially for a youngster who should be enjoying that stage of her life. Being overweight carries a stigma for insecure people. The cruelty of their peers can be devastating for a young person who finds rejection every way she turns.

Take Maggie, a girl being raised by her working mother. Because of her size, she is made the butt of all jokes at the high school she attends. To make matters worse, as a prank, she is entered as a candidate for the Prom Queen, something that, as a rule, is reserved for those popular and cute girls whose popularity among the student body assures them of the title. Maggie proves to be an excellent contestant who proves that no matter what size she wears, she still a winner.

The film wouldn't be half the fun it is had Nikki Blonsky not being cast as Maggie. As she had shown in "Hairspray", Ms. Blonsky is a talented actress that one hopes will keep on being cast in movies that rely on her bubbly personality to carry the picture. Annie Potts, who we haven't seen in a while, shows up as Nikki's overworked mother. Peter Levin directed with style giving the viewer a nice excuse to watch "Queen Sized".


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