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Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen (2004)

A teenage girl is convinced that her home city revolves around her until her family packs up and moves to the suburbs, where she finds herself competing for attention.

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When the teenager Mary Elizabeth Steppe, a.k.a. Lola, moves with her mother and two younger twin sisters from New York to the suburb of Dellwood, New Jersey, she has the feeling that her cultural and entertaining world ended. While in school, the displaced Lola becomes close friend of the unpopular Ella, who is also a great fan of the her favorite rock band Sidarthur. However, the most popular girl in the school, Carla Santini, disputes the lead role in an adaptation of Pygmalion with Lola and also the leadership of their mates. When the last concert of Sidarthur is sold-out, Lola plans with Ella to travel to New York and buy the tickets from scalpers. However, the girls get into trouble while helping the lead singer and Lola's idol Stu Wolf, changing their lives forever. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated PG for mild thematic elements and brief language | See all certifications »

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20 February 2004 (USA)  »

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Bekenntnisse einer High School Diva  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)

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$9,350,572 (USA) (20 February 2004)

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$29,302,097 (USA) (14 May 2004)
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Courtney Taylor-Taylor: The front man for the band The Dandy Warhols, can be seen walking by the camera at Stu's party wearing a Dandy Warhols t-shirt. He is credited as Courtney Alan Taylor. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Lola is first riding her bike to school she is going down the street. She looks up, but is till going straight down the street yet she crashes into a tree beyond the sidewalk. See more »

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Lola: I like your... boots.
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References The Parent Trap (1998) See more »

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Written by Tomas Costanza
Performed by Diffuser
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Entertaining and light hearted
1 September 2004 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

I myself am a teenager and took my 10 year old sister to see this movie. I won't say much as to not ruin the movie for those who have not seen it but i will give my opinion on the mood of the film and such.

If you want to see this, don't expect a deep and meaningful (or realistic) outlook on highschool life because it is your everyday teen/highschool comedy with the over-used storyline of new girl vs popular girl then new girl gets the guy and brings popular girl down.

On a better note, Lohan's character, "Lola" was an entertaining one and i enjoyed watching her over-exaggerated perspective of things. I must admit that the set up of Lola's room and the way their family lived and the clothes Lola wore were inspiring. I don't know if this is going to be the case for everyone (haha) but i know that point of the movie made it all worthwhile for me.

I'd recommend taking a younger sister/cousin/friend between about 6-12. Remember, sometimes we need a silly movie!


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