A Cinderella Story Poster

Release Date: July 16th, 2004

DVD Release Date: October 19th, 2004

PG|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
Sam (Hilary Duff), a teenager in California, is obliged to work as a janitor and dishwasher in the diner of her stepmother (Jennifer Coolidge). After a cell phone mix-up, Sam begins an anonymous text-messaging and e-mail relationship with a boy. They agree to meet at a school dance, but when Sam finds out that her secret pen pal is none other than Austin Ames (Chad Michael Murray), the cutest boy in school, she panics and looks for a way to make herself cooler.

Cast: Hilary Duff, Jennifer Coolidge, Chad Michael Murray, Dan Byrd, Regina King, Julie Gonzalo, Lin Shaye, Madeline Zima

Director: Mark Rosman

Genres: Romantic comedy

Production Co: Gaylord Films, Clifford Werber Productions, Warner Brothers

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Underdog, Amusing, Transformation, 2000s, Love, Charming, Playful

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