What a Girl Wants (2003)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Family

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An American teenager learns that her father is a wealthy British politician running for office. Although she is eager to find him, she realizes it could cause a scandal and cost him the election.


  • Dennie Gordon in What a Girl Wants (2003)
  • Amanda Bynes and Oliver James in What a Girl Wants (2003)
  • Amanda Bynes in What a Girl Wants (2003)
  • Colin Firth and Amanda Bynes in What a Girl Wants (2003)
  • Dennie Gordon in What a Girl Wants (2003)

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Did You Know?


Anna Chancellor and Christina Cole who play mother and daughter in this movie both played Caroline Bingley. Anna in Pride and Prejudice (1995) with Colin Firth (who is also in this movie) and Christina in Lost in Austen (2008).


Clarissa: Did you see that?
Glynnis Payne: What?
Clarissa: An impossibly large bird falling off that wall.
Glynnis Payne: Are you hallucinating?


All invitations from Queen Elizabeth II are commands, forwarded by the appropriate member of the royal household. As such when the film says 'Her Majesty the Queen invites you to the Annual Garden Party' in reality the invitation would read 'The Lord Chamberlain is commanded by Her Majesty to invite Lord Dashwood and the Honourable Daphne Dashwood to a Garden Party'


Plot Summary


Comedy | Drama | Family | Romance


Release Date:

4 April 2003



Country of Origin


Box Office


$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,434,964 (USA) (4 April 2003)


$35,990,505 (USA) (13 June 2003)

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