Sydney White Synopsis
A freshman (Amanda Bynes) and seven misfits join forces to revamp the college caste system.
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TV Guide

I like Amanda Bynes movies…and I’m a dork!
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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
"Revenge of the Nerds" is way cooler in its proud defense of geekosity, no question. But anti-ditz role model Amanda Bynes just happens to...
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New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Destined to enchant the slumber parties.
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Miami Herald

By Connie Ogle
Its silly Snow White allusions aside, Sydney White is a simple but amiable modern fairy tale.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Unfortunately, though, Bynes' persistent mugging only emphasizes Nussbaum's relentlessly cartoonish direction.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Sheri Linden
Cute and cartoonish rule the day, and teens and tweens will be the film's chief audience.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Walter Addiego
A mediocre college comedy that blends bits of "Revenge of the Nerds," "Mean Girls" and "Legally Blonde" and doesn't have much to show for...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Each twist and turn is so telegraphed and expected that the story feels wan and the comedy feeble.
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Chicago Tribune

Director Joe Nussbaum (“Sleepover”) doesn’t do much with his cast; there’s a lot of standing around as he indulges Bynes’ tendency to mug.
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Sydney White makes "Mean Girls" look like Shakespeare.
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Freshman year REALLY is no fairytale

By precioushope218
Well, I went to a pre-showing of this movie last night with my friends. It was surprisingly better than I thought. I'm not a big Amanda Bynes fan at all but this was by far her best performance. I...

Love Amanda Bynes!

By e_baldwin
If you like Amanda Bynes, you'll like this movie. I went in thinking it would be funny b/c of Bynes, but thought the rest of it would be silly in a bad way. I was pleasantly surprised to find most of...

Wow! Definent must go! Going to see again!

By jbf13
When I got pre-screening tickets to go see this movie I was not thats excited but I went and It was amazing how good it was! I was laughing the WHOLE movie. I am a 15 year old teen boy and thought...

sneek peek

By elvisbuffy68

best movie ever!!!

By tweet222
must go!!!!...

Very Very Good

By tklp_777
I really enjoyed this movie, I was laughing throughout the entire movie. The flow was very nice. And I must say the characters was what made the story very good. the seven "outcasts" all had...

Sydney White

By syedesigns
I took my daughter to this movie and she loved it. It showed humor, love, and respect.....

syndy white

By pbc3as
i thought as a parent it was a great movie it gives teenagers(which was most of the crowd) other then a 70 year old couple which was cute, a look at how some people can be so shallow and to give all...

A Mom and Daughter Must See

By moviepeek
Me and my daughter saw this movie together. It was great fun and great laughs....

Great movie!!!

By popcorn_lover4
This movie is a must see!!! Would most likely be enjoyed most, by ages 11-105!!! This movie has drama, romance, and comedy mixed up in a big pot of love!!! Amanda Bynes is an amazing actress with...

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Rated PG-13 | For some language, sexual humor and partying
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Tween star hits college; drinking, hazing ensue.
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