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It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006)

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Sworn enemies find themselves in each other's bodies, and use this to ruin each other's lives.

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Nick Hurran

Writers:

Geoff Deane (screenplay), Steve Hamilton Shaw (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Samaire Armstrong ... Nell Bedworth
Kevin Zegers ... Woody Deane
Sherry Miller ... Katherine Bedworth
Robert Joy ... Ted Bedworth
Sharon Osbourne ... Della Deane
Maury Chaykin ... Stan Deane
Mpho Koaho ... Horse
Dan Warry-Smith ... Team Guy #1
Balázs Koós Balázs Koós ... Glixen (as Balazs Koos)
Emily Hampshire ... Chanel
Brooke D'Orsay ... Breanna
Kathryn Haggis Kathryn Haggis ... Miss Bidermeyer
Genelle Williams ... Tiffany
Alex Nussbaum Alex Nussbaum ... Mr. Zbornak
Jack Duffy Jack Duffy ... Old Man
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Storyline

The next door neighbors Nell Bedworth and Woody Deane have opposite behaviors and hate each other: the virgin geek Nell is polite, sensitive and well-prepared to go to Yale, while Woody is rude and his greatest expectation is to join a mediocre university due to his abilities playing football. When Nell and Woody are assigned to visit a museum together, they argue in front of a statue of an Aztec god. During the night, their souls swap bodies, bringing difficult situations to them. They first try to damage each other's reputation in high school, but soon they discover that their dream of joining college can only happen with mutual respect and support. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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He's trying to get out of her knickers See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for sexual content, nudity, language and some drinking - all involving teens | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Official site [UK]

Country:

USA | UK | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 December 2006 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

He's the Girl See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$848, 9 December 2007

Gross USA:

$848

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,385,679
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The cover of the Yale application booklet visible in Nell's room and the letterhead in the Yale correspondence she receives are both genuine. See more »

Goofs

Interviews are not required for Yale applicants, and many students successfully gain admission without ever having one. Nell could have simply canceled hers. See more »

Quotes

Nell Bedworth: [as Woody, after hearing a poem Shakespeare wrote to a man] The bard was a bender. Who woulda thought?
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Crazy Credits

The end credits are interrupted by the Yale principle describing the positive points on Snoop Dogg See more »

Connections

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Shake It Fast/Shake Ya Ass
Performed by Mystikal
(P) 2000 Sony BMG Music Entertainment Inc.
Licensed courtesy of Sony BMG Commercial Markets (UK)
Written by Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo and Mystikal (as Michael Tyler)
Published by EMI Music Publishing Ltd, Zomba Enterprsies Inc./Zomba Music Publishers, Ltd.
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Fun, high school movie with a surprisingly emotionally ending.
7 December 2006 | by Rocket-PicturesSee all my reviews

I have to admit first that I am a fan of this genre, although when I went in I was expecting something pretty run-of-the-mill. However, this is no teen B-movie but is actually a really funny premise and has a story with a surprising amount of emotional depth. I'm surprised no-one has made a movie about this before, but they haven't. It seems quite an obvious premise. A boy and girl who despise each other, end up swapping bodies and are thus forced to deal with each other's lives. It's like Freaky Friday but with a bit more edge and all the adolescent teen stuff which is what keeps it fresh. Whilst this stuff is funny it is the love story that really gets you and I was amazed to find myself getting emotionally drawn into the characters. Not often I say that about an American teen movie. Only negative is Sharon Osbourne who kind of pulls you out of the movie a bit, but other than a satisfying movie experience and a really pleasant surprise.


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