She's the Man

She's the Man

She's the Man

Amanda Bynes leads this 2006 teen comedy as a twin who pretends to be her brother at an elite boarding school. However, the ruse could dismantle when she falls for the school's star soccer player. Co-stars Channing Tatum.

2006Rating: PG, Sexual references105 minsUSA, Canada
ComedySportRomance

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She's the Man / Reviews

USA Today

USA Today

This is a perfectly pleasant, entertaining and often witty romp with engaging performances.

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Associated Press

Associated Press

A generically non-threatening piece of Teen Beat eye candy.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

All in all, it's minor but decent-spirited entertainment, enlivened by a couple of the adult supporting players.

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BBC

BBC

Bynes tackles her part with gusto, while Tatum underplays his to striking effect.

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

She's the Man has a certain charm and is sure to appeal to tweens, at least the female variety.

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Boston Globe

Boston Globe

The movie might take the Cliffs Notes approach to Shakespeare (the script is smart, the direction lousy), but the navigation of high-school social politics is refreshingly direct.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

The cast is solid. The story is fast-paced and funny. And most importantly, I laughed and laughed.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert

I didn't for one second believe the plot of "She's the Man," but I did believe for the entire movie that Amanda Bynes was lovable.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

There I sit, suffering total numbness of body and brain, no longer having to wonder what it might be like to be buried alive in gooey marshmallow.

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Variety

Variety

The itch to put on a show propels "She's the Man," a spunky if often erratic update of Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night" to the privileged milieu of contempo American prep schools.

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