Mean Girls

Synopsis: Her parents being zoologists, homeschooled Cady Heron lived in Africa for 15 years. Attending a Chicago public high school for the first time, she starts out by befriending the "best people you will meet", Janis, a supposedly lesbian girl; and Damian, a boy "too gay to function". Cady is warned to avoid the "worst people you will ever meet", the Plastics--a clique comprised of three girls: Gretchen Wieners, a girl who's rich because her father invented toaster strudel; Karen Smith, the "dumbest girl you will ever meet"; and Regina George, the unofficial leader and the meanest one. She becomes a hit with the Plastics and eventually assimilates into the clique, only for Janis to ask her sabotage them. After conflicts involving Regina's ex-boyfriend, Aaron Samuels, Cady later becomes tied between being part of them or sabotaging them. Whilst eventually becoming one, she sabotages them. She tricks Regina into eating fattening candy bars that she claims will make her skinny, tries to break
Genre: Comedy
Director(s): Mark Waters
Production: Paramount Pictures
  7 wins & 25 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
97 min

in every country.

That's beautiful. This girl is deep.

Where's the back building?

It burned down in 1987.

Won't we get in some

sort of trouble for this?

Why would we get you into trouble?

We're your friends.

I know it's wrong to skip class,

but Janis said we were friends.

And I was in no position

to pass up friends.

I guess I'll never know what I missed

on that first day of health class.

Don't have sex. Because you

will get pregnant and die.

Don't have sex

in the missionary position,

don't have sex standing up.

Just don't do it, promise?

OK, everybody take some rubbers.

Why didn't they just keep

home-schooling you?

They wanted me to get socialized.

Oh, you'll get socialized, all right.

A little slice like you.

- What are you talking about?

- You're a regulation hottie.

- What?

- Own it.

How do you spell your

name again, Cady?

It's Cady. C-A-D-Y.

Yeah, I'm gonna call you Cady.

In the name of all that is holy, will you

look at Karen Smith's gym clothes?

Of course all The Plastics

are in the same gym class.

- Who are The Plastics?

- They're teen royalty.

If North Shore was Us Weekly,

they would always be on the cover.

That one there, that's Karen Smith.

She is one of the dumbest

girls you will ever meet.

Damian sat next to her

in English last year.

She asked me how to spell "orange".

And that little one?

That's Gretchen Wieners.

She's totally rich because

her dad invented Toaster Strudel.

Gretchen Wieners knows

everybody's business.

She knows everything

about everyone.

That's why her hair is so big.

It's full of secrets.

And evil takes a human

form in Regina George.

Don't be fooled, because she may seem

like your typical selfish, back-stabbing,

slut-faced ho-bag. But in reality,

she is so much more than that.

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Tina Fey

Elizabeth Stamatina "Tina" Fey (; born May 18, 1970) is an American actress, comedian, writer, producer and playwright. She is best known for her work on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live (1997–2006) and for creating the acclaimed comedy series 30 Rock (2006–2013) and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015–present). Fey is also known for her work in film, with starring roles in Baby Mama (2008), Date Night (2010), Megamind (2010), Muppets Most Wanted (2014), Sisters (2015), and Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016). Fey broke into comedy as a featured player in the Chicago-based improvisational comedy group The Second City. She then joined SNL as a writer, later becoming head writer and a performer, known for her position as co-anchor in the Weekend Update segment and, later, for her satirical portrayal of 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin in subsequent guest appearances. In 2004, she co-starred in and wrote the screenplay for Mean Girls, which was adapted from the 2002 self-help book Queen Bees and Wannabes. After leaving SNL in 2006, Fey created the television series 30 Rock for Broadway Video, a sitcom loosely based on her experiences at SNL. In the series, Fey starred as Liz Lemon, the head writer of a fictional sketch comedy series. In 2011, she released her memoir, Bossypants, which topped The New York Times Best Seller list for five weeks and garnered her a Grammy Award nomination. In 2015, she co-created the Netflix comedy series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt. Fey created the musical adaptation Mean Girls, which premiered on Broadway in 2018, and earned her a Tony Award nomination. Fey has received nine Primetime Emmy Awards, three Golden Globe Awards, five Screen Actors Guild Awards, and seven Writers Guild of America Awards. In 2008, the Associated Press gave Fey the AP Entertainer of the Year award for her Sarah Palin impression on SNL. In 2010, Fey was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor, becoming the youngest-ever recipient of the award. more…

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