She Gets What She Wants
She Gets What She Wants (2005)

Starla Grady (Jane McGregor), the most popular girl at Splendona High School in Splendona, TX, is on top of the world. That is, at least, until foreign-exchange student Genevieve LePlouff (Piper Perabo) moves in with Starla's family.… More

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: January 9, 2005
DVD Release Date: March 22, 2005
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter

A gratingly unfunny groaner littered with zero-dimensional, unlikable characters and hackneyed, threadbare comic setups.

Eric D. Snider

The humor is sharp and the satirical targets are mercilessly skewered.

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Ian Waldron-Mantgani
UK Critic

Takes one character we don't like and another we don't believe, and puts them into a battle of wills that is impossible to care about and isn't very funny.

Derek Elley

Good-looking but relentlessly lowbrow outing plays like Clueless Does South Fork.

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Cherryl Dawson and Leigh Ann Palone

Slap her - she's not funny! No French people were harmed during the making of this movie, but they were insulted and the audience was put through torture for an hour and a half.

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David Noh
Film Journal International

A droll, bitchy frolic which pokes fun at the price of popularity and small-town pretension in the Lone Star State.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...even if one were willing to overlook the downright aimless storyline, there's still the dearth of laughs and muddled character motives to contend with.

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Jam! Movies

[Mayron] manages to keep things affectionate even while she's sending things up higher than a full moon over Texas.

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Neil Smith

This is more a case of 'Sacre bleu!' than 'Magnifique'.

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Flixster Audience Score: 38% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
I know this movie by the title "slap her, she's french". Absolutely loved it first time I saw it. A rewatch a decade later has not been quite… More
Barry Lappin
You cant knock the title...but the films not too bad either
Dead Angel
It was okay.
Rose Gonzaga
Piper Perabo looks too old to be in high school but she does a good job playing a lying, cheating, stealing b*tch. There were a few scenes that I thought were… More
John Me
A brainless teen comedy to seat in from of the TV for a few laugh and to spend your spare time. This movie it is also known as "She Gets What She… More
Leo L
Crazy funny!

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