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PG| 1 hr. 35 min.

Plot Summary
On a whim, American teenager Daphne (Amanda Bynes) boards a plane to England to find the father she never met. Upon arriving there, though, she makes a startling discovery: The man she's looking for is Lord Henry Dashwood (Colin Firth), a member of the British upper class, who is running for political office. Lord Henry didn't know Daphne existed, but he welcomes her into his life. However, she isn't so sure -- and his family and his current betrothed look on her disapprovingly.

Cast: Amanda Bynes , Colin Firth , Kelly Preston , Eileen Atkins , Anna Chancellor , Jonathan Pryce , Oliver James , Christina Cole

Director: Dennie Gordon

Genres: Comedy drama

Distributor: Warner Bros. Pictures

What a Girl Wants (2003)

Release Date: April 4th, 2003|1 hr. 35 min.

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critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 50
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    It's slick girlie stuff, but the cast makes it go down easy. show more

  • 25
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    Dreadful teen comedy with a "Cinderella" theme. show more

  • 63
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    There's nothing wrong with fairy tales, but they don't have to be formulaic. A movie like this would have benefited from a blending of the fanciful and the inventive. show more

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