Sassy Pants

2012

Sassy Pants (2012)

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A biting coming of age comedy, "Sassy Pants" follows recent homeschool grad BETHANY PRUITT as she struggles to break free from her smothering mom without any help from her deadbeat gay dad to realize her dream of attending fashion school. (c) Official Site

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Cast

Anna Gunn
as June Pruitt
Ashley Rickards
as Bethany Pruitt
Diedrich Bader
as Dale Pinto
Jenny O'Hara
as Grandma Pruitt
Martin Spanjers
as Shayne Pruitt
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Critic Reviews for Sassy Pants

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (5)

Sweet and well-intentioned, Sassy Pants is difficult to dislike, despite its missteps.

Oct 25, 2012 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…
NPR
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Until "Sassy Pants" loses its nerve and turns somewhat warm and fuzzy, Ms. Sohn maintains tight control of the story of Bethany's liberation from her domestic prison to pursue fashion.

Oct 21, 2012 | Rating: 3/5

Although it attempts a kind of outré pose, the film ultimately proves a too-gentle juggling act that never quite soars.

Oct 19, 2012 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

With its positive gay images, and even a perfectly executed two-step line dance, Sassy Pants is a feel-good movie for girls of both sexes.

Oct 16, 2012 | Full Review…

Landing between the twee, naturalistic and formulaic, Sassy Pants settles for cute, taking too few gambles to make a more lasting impression.

Jun 22, 2012
Variety
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Sassy Pants has a slightly ludic atmosphere akin to another tale of teen alienation, Dear Lemon Lima, but it unfolds like a fable in which only Bethany doesn't feel like a canned caricature.

Oct 18, 2012 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Sassy Pants

½

Slight, but enjoyable. A young girl lives at home with her flaky mother and obnoxious grandmother. Her gay father has left and her mother insists on homeschooling her and her brother. Shows her finding her independence and all the little set backs with first jobs and life in general. I liked it.

Nicki Marie
Nicki Marie

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