History Film / ShesTheMan

30th Nov '17 8:30:37 AM thatsnumberwang
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** Identity fraud is a serious crime, one that they put you away for. This rule seems to be the only reason why the authorities do not get involved.
30th Nov '17 8:16:10 AM thatsnumberwang
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* NoSocialSkills: Eunice does come off as a genuinely nice girl, she just has absolutely no idea how to chat to boys in a way that doesn't scare them off. Rare for this type of character is that she actually seems to be aware of this, noting that her ''intensity'' is a problem.
27th Oct '17 12:34:11 AM thatsnumberwang
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* RuleOfFunny: Even if we're generous and say that it would have hurt her half as much as it would a guy, neither gender is capable of no-selling a soccer ball to the groin to the point that they have to ''fake'' being in pain.
22nd Sep '17 5:21:24 PM Clanger00
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* JerkassHasAPoint: While he was being rather a dick about it, Cornwall's coach did have the facts on his side in stating that girls generally don't have as much of the requisite physical prowess for sports that boys have. Of course, the science proving this deals with ''averages'', meaning that some outlier gals (such as Viola, for one) ''do'' have the necessary prowess to compete with boys. What really makes the coach a jerk is that he wasn't even willing to let Viola and her friends ''try'' proving that any of them were outliers; Illyria's coach proves to be much more sensible and on the level about this upon discovering one of his first-stringers is a girl.
13th Sep '17 5:52:58 PM SutairuMasuta
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''She's the Man'' is a 2006 teenaged RomanticComedy starring Amanda Bynes (''Series/TheAmandaShow'') and Channing Tatum which is loosely based on Shakespeare's ''Theatre/TwelfthNight''.

{{Tomboy}} Viola (Amanda Bynes) is intensely into soccer, so much that when her school, Cornwall, cancels the girl's soccer team and refuses to let her play on the boy's soccer team she hatches a [[SweetPollyOliver plan to show them and her Jerkass ex-boyfriend that a girl can play just as well as a boy.]] Viola has a twin brother, Sebastian (James Kirk, [[NamesTheSame no, not]] [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries that one]]), and this brother has decided to run off to London for two weeks to play with his rock band just before he is to start at Corwall's rival school, Illyria. The twins decide to help each other and solve the other's problem at the same time.

With the help of her [[TheDandy sharp-dressing hairdresser pal Paul]], Viola becomes Sebastian!Viola, enters Illyria, and [[IncrediblyLamePun voilà!]]. It's not a perfect disguise, but no one at the new school has met Sebastian (so they don't know the difference), and their parents are clueless because they're divorced and Illyria is a boarding school. Viola and Sebastian simply tell each that they are staying with the other, Her roommate is Duke, the eventual LoveInterest, but Sebastian!Viola has problems at first because of Sebastian's permanent record (he's a troublemaker) and because Viola is still a girl under her disguise. With a bit of help from her hairdresser friend, Sebastian!Viola is accepted into Duke's group of friends but is still second string for the boys soccer team.

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''She's the Man'' is a 2006 teenaged RomanticComedy starring Amanda Bynes (''Series/TheAmandaShow'') and Channing Tatum Creator/ChanningTatum which is loosely based on Shakespeare's ''Theatre/TwelfthNight''.

{{Tomboy}} Viola (Amanda Bynes) (Bynes) is intensely into soccer, so much that when her school, Cornwall, cancels the girl's soccer team and refuses to let her play on the boy's soccer team she hatches a [[SweetPollyOliver plan to show them and her Jerkass ex-boyfriend that a girl can play just as well as a boy.]] Viola has a twin brother, Sebastian (James Kirk, [[NamesTheSame no, not]] [[Series/StarTrekTheOriginalSeries that one]]), and this brother has decided to run off to London for two weeks to play with his rock band just before he is to start at Corwall's rival school, Illyria. The twins decide to help each other and solve the other's problem at the same time.

With the help of her [[TheDandy sharp-dressing hairdresser pal Paul]], Viola becomes Sebastian!Viola, enters Illyria, and [[IncrediblyLamePun voilà!]]. It's not a perfect disguise, but no one at the new school has met Sebastian (so they don't know the difference), and their parents are clueless because they're divorced and Illyria is a boarding school. Viola and Sebastian simply tell each that they are staying with the other, Her roommate is Duke, Duke (Tatum), the eventual LoveInterest, but Sebastian!Viola has problems at first because of Sebastian's permanent record (he's a troublemaker) and because Viola is still a girl under her disguise. With a bit of help from her hairdresser friend, Sebastian!Viola is accepted into Duke's group of friends but is still second string for the boys soccer team.
11th Sep '17 4:35:02 AM TrueBlue170
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* ChewingTheScenery: Amanda Bynes bites into the scenery and doesn't let it go when she's playing Sebastian.

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* ChewingTheScenery: Amanda Bynes bites into the scenery and doesn't let it go when she's playing Sebastian. (In a behind-the-scenes interview, she states that her peformance as Sebastian is based on Creator/JackBlack.)
7th Sep '17 6:37:45 AM fruitstripegum
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* AdaptedOut: The subplot involving making "Malvolio" appear to be insane doesn't exist in this adaptation.
7th Sep '17 6:34:41 AM fruitstripegum
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* EveryoneLovesBlondes: Olivia Lennox has Duke and Malcolm chasing her and the rest of the guys admiring her but she would rather have the honest Sebastian.



* EveryoneLovesBlondes: Olivia Lennox has Duke and Malcolm chasing her and the rest of the guys admiring her but she would rather have the honest Sebastian.
7th Sep '17 6:34:11 AM fruitstripegum
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* AllLoveIsUnrequited: Viola loves Duke, who loves Olivia, who loves Sebastian, who is actually Viola. Eventually they get it all sorted out happily.



* AllLoveIsUnrequited: Viola loves Duke, who loves Olivia, who loves Sebastian, who is actually Viola. Eventually they get it all sorted out happily.
21st Apr '17 10:30:27 AM ngh93
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