The Hot Chick (2002)



Critic Consensus: The Hot Chick's one-note concept gets stretched thin, and a lot of the jokes fall flat.

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Jessica Spencer, a somewhat mean-spirited teen, is convinced that she has the perfect life. She's the hottest, most popular girl in high school, captain of the cheerleading squad and dating the dreamy quarterback. But she gets a big dose of reality when--due to a spell--she wakes up in the body of a thirty-year-old man. She quickly discovers that trading on your looks isn't so easy when you're a girl who constantly needs a shave. Moreover, until she can figure out how to change herself back, Jessica must find a way to win the "Cheer Competition," go to the prom, and get her boyfriend back--all while she's still a guy. In the process, she learns how shallow her life has been.
PG-13 (for crude and sexual humor, language and drug references)
Comedy , Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Adam Sandler
as Bongo Player
Rachel McAdams
as Jessica/Clive
Rob Schneider
as Clive/Jessica
Ashlee Simpson
as Monique
Anna Faris
as April
Jenna Dewan Tatum
as Bianca Salsa Girl
Tia Mowry
as Venetia
Jodi Long
as Korean Mother
Sandra McCoy
as Jessica Cheer Girl
Matt Weinberg
as Booger
Lee Garlington
as Vice Principal Bernard
Chris Moss
as Hip Hop Dancer
Louis Lombardi
as Pole Cat Bar Patron
Fay Hauser
as Mrs. Thomas
Steven Kravitz
as Ben Feingold
Angie Stone
as Madam Mambuza
Dick Gregory
as Bathroom Attendant
Chonique Sneed
as Freestyle Dancer
Adam Del Rio
as Yogurt Guy
Paige Peterson
as Jessica Cheer Girl
Katie Lohmann
as Pole Cat Stripper
Giselle Fernandez
as Newscaster
Carmit Bachar
as Hip Hop Dancer
Bob Rubin
as Pole Cat Bouncer
Pilar Schneider
as Judge No. 1
Shazia Khan
as Princess Nawa
Lisa Brady
as Judge No. 2
Jeremy Kramer
as Yogurt Boss
Ronnie Willis
as Hip Hop Dancer
Maria Carmen
as Bianca Salsa Girl
Staci Flood
as Hip Hop Dancer
Kimberly Morrow
as Hip Hop Dancer
Nadine Ellis
as Palace Girl
Robert Vinson
as Hip Hop Dancer
Jesse Santos
as Hip Hop Dancer
Earl "Punch" Wright
as Hip Hop Freestyle Dancer
Rebecca Lin
as Palace Girl
Jenna Stewart
as Bianca Salsa Girl
Megan Kuhlmann
as Hildenburg
Tony Wilde
as Spizoni
Melanie Benz
as Palace Girl
Teresa Espinosa
as Hip Hop Freestyle Dancer
Wes Takahashi
as Reporter
Denise Marie Jerome
as Bianca Salsa Girl
Berglind Icey
as Stripper
Lisette Bustamante
as Hip Hop Dancer
Kim Green
as Jessica Cheer Girl
Chase Penny
as Long-Haired Jock
Scott Dolezal
as Night Club Bartender
Vergi Rodriguez
as Palace Girl
Kimi Bateman
as Jessica Cheer Double
Nicko Mariolis
as Grotesque Groom
Monica Soto
as Bianca Salsa Girl
Michelle Heitzler
as Jessica Cheer Girl
Rhonda Roberts
as Bianca Salsa Girl
Nicole Albright
as Jessica Cheer Girl
Vivian Corado
as Servant Girl
Wiley Roberts
as Keecia's Dad
Michael Anthony Bean
as Hip Hop Dancer
Lisa Joann Thompson
as Hip Hop Dancer
Paul Benshoof
as Hip Hop Freestyle Dancer
Matt Kinney
as Jessica as a Man Cheer Double
Katie Wiersema
as Jessica Cheer Girl
Joslin Marie De Diego
as Jessica Cheer Girl
Erin Hernandez
as Bianca Salsa Girl
Jolene Walker
as Bianca Salsa Girl
Christine Herrera
as Bianca Salsa Girl
Elizabeth Herrera
as Bianca Salsa Girl
Leilani Rios
as Bianca Salsa Girl
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Critic Reviews for The Hot Chick

All Critics (83) | Top Critics (24)

The movie's devices are so feeble, I think it was written on a napkin in a Denny's the day before principal photography began.

December 23, 2002
Washington Post
Top Critic

Enough to make any woman or gay man wish they could beam themselves to planet Zoltron.

Full Review… | December 17, 2002
Village Voice
Top Critic

A surprisingly good-natured throwback to the '80s heyday of the body-switching genre.

Full Review… | December 16, 2002
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

I will say this for the film -- it's in color. And, it was mostly in focus. And I really can't say anymore for it beyond that.

December 16, 2002
Ebert & Roeper
Top Critic

By the standards of knucklehead swill, The Hot Chick is pretty damned funny.

Full Review… | December 13, 2002
Boston Globe
Top Critic

Instead of the easy laughs, Schneider and Brady are going for something a little deeper.

Full Review… | December 13, 2002
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for The Hot Chick

31/07/2010 (TELEVISION) No disappointment here to be honest because it delivered exactly what I expected judging from the cover. Definitely funny and it's just a nice light flick that gave me a break from my usual choices which was nice. Not a bad idea and it does have enough to keep you in your seats to check out what happens next, so it's a fairly good watch. I thought it was hilarious crap! A pretty entertaining situation and I really get a kick out of dumb stuff like this. I had lot's of fun watching this get stupid and stupider. A good choice for a groupie watch.

EightThirty .
EightThirty .

Super Reviewer

Thoroughly enjoyable, just at times a little too much for me, especially with all the grossness that Rob Schneider puts into some of his performances.

Spencer S.
Spencer S.

Super Reviewer

stupid and unbelievable but funny. B-

Richard C
Richard C

Super Reviewer

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