A high school jock makes a bet that he can turn an unattractive girl into the school's prom queen.
Release Year: 1999
Rating: 5.5/10 (35,037 voted)
Stars: Freddie Prinze Jr., Rachael Leigh Cook, Matthew Lillard
Freddie Prinze Jr. stars as a high school hottie who makes a bet with a fellow classmate that he can turn geeky Rachel Leigh Cook into a Prom Queen. Problems arise when hot shot Prinze becomes involved and in love with the transformed Cook.
Freddie Prinze Jr.
Rachael Leigh Cook
Jodi Lyn O'Keefe
Kimberly 'Lil' Kim' Jones
These two opposites attract… but EVERYONE'S trying to keep them apart!
Release Date: 29 January 1999
Filming Locations: Cerritos, California, USA
Box Office Details
Opening Weekend: $16,065,430
(31 January 1999)
(27 June 1999)
Did You Know?
In one scene, a copy of John Irving's book "The Cider House Rules" is visible in the background behind Kieran Culkin. Culkin played Buster in
The Cider House Rules.
Girl (Sarah Michelle Gellar) is sitting in Cafeteria and speaking with Man, but in next shot when Derek Funkhouser Rutley (Chris Owen) is eating dirty pizza, the Girl has disappeared.
Simon! Simon, I have got your breakfast! Are you up?
Give me a couple of minutes.
Simon Boggs, there are children in Mexico who have already been up for three hours making clothes for corporate America.
CONFORM, CITIZEN! CONFOOOOOOOOORM!!!!
High school Jock Number One gets dumped by his prom queen to be! Doh! So
fool bets that he can make a replacement out of the geekiest girl in
And this is one helluva geek. For a start, she DOESN'T LIKE DUMB MACHO
JOCKS. No, really! And listen, you're gonna love this – SHE WEARS
I know! And the first time we see her, she TRIPS OVER ON THE STAIRS!!!
a total geek-of-the-week man-eatin' psycho Commie MUTANT, huh? Let's all
point at her and LAFF!
Luckily, he redeems her by making her wear contact lenses and pretty
dresses. Soon, she'll be just like everyone else. Hallelujah!
God, I hate my generation.