• All I Wanna Do (2000)

All I Wanna Do

Release Date: March 8th, 2000

DVD Release Date: June 13th, 2000

PG-13 |1 hr 50 min

Plot Summary

During the early 1960s, high school teen Odette Sinclair (Gaby Hoffman) is transferred, to her great dismay, from a coed institution to an all-girls New England boarding school. After learning that plans are in the works to merge Miss Godard's School for Girls with a nearby boys institution, she and her sorority sister, Verena von Stefan (Kirsten Dunst), go on strike against the school. Throughout, the pair are pitted against meddling school monitor Abigail Sawyer (Rachael Leigh Cook).

Cast: Lynn Redgrave, Gaby Hoffmann, Kirsten Dunst, Monica Keena, Merritt Wever, Heather Matarazzo, Rachael Leigh Cook, Vincent Kartheiser

Director: Sarah Kernochan

Genres: Comedy drama

Production Co: Miramax

Keywords: Rivalry , Playful , 1960s , Amusing , Spirited , Growing up , Transformation

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    Ken FoxTV Guide Magazine

    Under the candy coating and girl group soundtrack, the film acknowledges some hard truths about women and education that haven't changed much since the '60s. But it never loses sight of having a good time, and the girls are great. show more

  • 25
    Jonathan ForemanNew York Post

    You have to sit through 90 minutes that feel like three hours.

  • 75
    David SterrittChristian Science Monitor

    Lively acting and good-natured feminism lift this lightweight comedy a notch above the norm. show more

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