Sydney White parents guide

Sydney White

Overall C+

In this renovated fairytale, a collage student named Sydney White (Amanda Bynes) joins forces with seven misfit males, and sets out to makeover the campus's prejudices and bullying practices. But her plan to paint the world right threatens to unseat a reigning sorority queen (Sara Paxton) --and that's something the evil witch will not take sitting down.

Release date September 20, 2007

Violence B+
Sexual Content C
Profanity C+
Substance Use C+

Why is Sydney White rated PG-13? The MPAA rated Sydney White PG-13 for some language, sexual humor and partying.

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Sydney White
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Sydney White rated PG-13? Sydney White is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some language, sexual humor and partying.

This creative remake of the Snow White story is definitely for an older crowd than the original fairy tale. The greatest concerns for parents will be various moments of sexual innuendo and talk of “hooking up.” One young man is particularly preoccupied with the idea of finding any girl to have sex with (although we are never told if this actually happens). Other nerdy males (who parallel Snow White’s seven dwarfs) are enthralled with the idea of a girl sharing their college home with them, and spend time gazing at her bra hanging in the closet. But Sydney’s long desired dream to join a sorority becomes more of a nightmare when she and other recruits are subjected to cruel pranks, name-calling and disrespectful terms for women. While one girl is mistakenly hit in the head with a Frisbee, other characters are intentionally attacked with water guns and publicly humiliated in front of their peers. Alcohol consumption at a frat house party includes a drinking contest between the students.

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Sydney White
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG
Alberta PG Mild coarse language and a portrayal of substance abuse.
Manitoba PG Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Not Recommended for Young Children. Sexual Content. Language may offend.
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

Sydney White is directed by and stars Amanda Bynes, Matt Long, Sara Paxton, John Schneider, Samm Levine.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Sydney White movie is January 21, 2008. Here are some details…

The DVD release of Sydney White is accompanied by seven (minus one) featurettes. They are: Sydney White and Her Prince (meet the stars Amanda Bynes and Matt Long), Kappa’s Forever? (introducing the sorority sisters), Meet the Seven Dorks (get to know the geeks), Welcome to the Vortex (tour the set), The Skooze (all about the mascot) and The Original Dork (a look at the making of the movie, with director Joe Nussbaum and the cast). Other bonus extras include deleted scenes, a gag reel and theatrical trailers. Audio tracks are available in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround (English and French), with subtitles in English, French and Spanish.


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Walt Disney’s version of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, based on a Grimm’s fairytale, was released in 1937 as the first full-length animated feature film to come out in the United States. Amanda Bynes plays a young girl who hops a plane and heads for London in search of her estranged father in What a Girl Wants.