It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006)

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Two kids with nothing in common are brought together in a very unexpected way in this comedy. Nell (Samaire Armstrong) is a pretty but hopelessly geeky teenage girl who loves Shakespeare and wants little more than to study literature at Yale when she graduates from high school in a few months Woody (Kevin Zegers), who lives next door, is the quarterback on the school's football team, and seems like a sure bet to land a lucrative football scholarship despite the fact he isn't especially bright. … More

Rating: PG-13 (for sexual content, nudity, language and some drinking - all involving teens)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
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In Theaters:
On DVD: Jun 17, 2008
Runtime:
Anchor Bay Entertainment

Cast


as Woody Deane

as Neil Bedworth

as Della Deane

as Ted Bedworth

as Katherine Bedworth

as Miss Bidermeyer

as Stan Deane

as Team Guy 1

as Mr. Zbornak

as Old Man

as Richard

as Team Guy 2

as Coach Leary

as Nice Penis Guy

as Smug Student

as Talent Scout

as Band Singer

as Principal
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Critic Reviews for It's a Boy Girl Thing

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (2)

Full Review… | January 20, 2007
Variety
Top Critic

Full Review… | January 20, 2007
Time Out
Top Critic

As predictable as it is blatantly enjoyable.

Full Review… | May 30, 2011
Ultra Culture

All this movie needs is a choreographed dance number to complete the circle.

Full Review… | July 3, 2008
Filmcritic.com

There's little doubt that Boy Girl Thing was assembled by someone who was obviously blindfolded and possibly drugged.

Full Review… | June 30, 2008
DVDTalk.com

Strangely enough, it isn't the lack of originality in this body switch comedy that irritated me most, it is that I didn't believe any of it.

Full Review… | February 21, 2008
Urban Cinefile

Audience Reviews for It's a Boy Girl Thing

It's the old switcheroo theme and it's as cliche as it can get. It's actually mildly funny and the characters are likable.

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Super Reviewer

Characters and dialogue were boring. flat one-dimensional stereotypes. Nothing clever or original here. Surpisingly fun anyway.

Letitia Lew
Letitia Lew

Super Reviewer

Cast: Samaire Armstrong, Kevin Zegers, Sherry Miller, Robert Joy, Brooke D'Orsay, Sharon Osbourne, Maury Chaykin, Mpho Koaho, Dan Warry-Smith, Emily Hampshire, Kathryn Haggis, Genelle Williams, Jack Duffy

Director: Nick Hurran

Summary: A visit to a natural history museum proves catastrophic for high school rivals Nell (Samaire Armstrong), the overachiever, and Woody (Kevin Zegers), the jock, when an ancient Aztec statue casts a spell that causes them to switch bodies. Now, the pair is forced to experience life from a different perspective and see exactly what it's like to walk in the other's shoes.

My Thoughts: "I thought this movie gave a nice spin to Freaky Friday. It was funny, cute, and entertaining. I laughed throughout it. It was predictable as most of these teen comedies are, but it was just a fun movie to watch. I would watch it again. There is the jock, the smart nerdy girl, the head cheerleader, the jock sidekick, and the girl who wants to be popular and noticed. So its your average teen high school movie just with a twist. Although, I was surprised to see Sharon Osbourne having a role in this movie. She plays the jocks (Kevin Zegers) mother. She was mediocre. Not bad. All in all it was a good comedy high school flick."

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