Sydney White (2007) - Rotten Tomatoes

Sydney White (2007)



Critic Consensus: Amanda Bynes is charming, but Sydney White is a poorly adapted take on Snow White, relying on tired ethnic stereotypes laughs.

Movie Info

Gorgeous freshman Sydney White has come to Southern Atlantic University to pledge her late mom's once-dignified sorority. But while surviving the pledging process wrought by evil campus witch Rachel, Syd finds out this version of sisterhood isn't remotely what it's cracked up to be. Banished to a condemned house on Greek Row, Syd finds her rightful place with a band of seven very socially challenged guys. With the help of one lovestruck frat boy named Tyler, she and the doofs campaign to take over student government. Fighting for the rights of misfits big and small, Syd organizes her gang to revolutionize the system, once and for all.more
Rating: PG-13 (for some language, sexual humor and partying)
Genre: Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Chad Gomez Creasey
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jan 22, 2008
Box Office: $11.7M
Universal Pictures - Official Site


Amanda Bynes
as Sydney White
Sara Paxton
as Rachel Witchburn
Matt Long
as Tyler Prince
Jeremy Howard
as Terrence Lubinecki
Crystal Hunt
as Demetria Rosemead Ho...
Libby Mintz
as Christy
John Schneider
as Paul White
Brian Patrick Clarke
as Prof. Carleton
Cree Ivey
as Young Sydney White
Kierstin Koppel
as Goth Girl
Jeff Chase
as Big Ron
Jo Beth Locklear
as Flirty Girl
Tait Moline
as Danny the Tranny
Adam Vernier
as Football Fan No. 1
Carlos Navarro
as Football Fan No. 2
Nadine Avola
as 'Pin Me' Sister
Arielle Grace
as Student Newscaster
Pixee Wales
as Old Woman
Susie Abromeit
as Cheerleader
Evan Todd
as Student
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Critic Reviews for Sydney White

All Critics (84) | Top Critics (26)

A lot of the acting is in the broad Disney Channel style.

Full Review… | October 6, 2007
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

A perky and chaste Y.A. update on Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

Full Review… | September 26, 2007
Entertainment Weekly
Top Critic

One of the dopiest, goofiest, and yes, I guess you can say, sneezy-ist and sleepy-ist, movies of the year.

September 25, 2007
Ebert & Roeper
Top Critic

...should satisfy Bynes fans looking for a pleasant, innocuous follow-up to her last vehicle.

Full Review… | September 25, 2007
Top Critic

...Sydney White's astounding lack of positive attributes cements its place as an utterly worthless endeavor.

Full Review… | May 6, 2008
Reel Film Reviews

Sydney helps a group of geeks with the most mundane tasks, such as tying shoes, and waking up and there isn't one ounce of believability in the journey.

Full Review… | March 3, 2008
The Scorecard Review

Audience Reviews for Sydney White


Mashup of Snow White and Revenge of the Nerds is completely predictable but an enjoyable enough view if you don't expect anything but a formula film.

jay nixon

Super Reviewer

I loved this movie,and Amanda Bynes is such a great actress!!!!!!!!!!! The story itself is great & even my dad likes this movie lol :) :) :)

Cassie Hill

Super Reviewer


It was ok, but not Amanda Bynes at her best.

Bethany Murphy

Super Reviewer

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