Celebrating Ten Years Of She's The Man
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Celebrating Ten Years Of She's The Man

"I Got A Lifetime Of Knowledge"

Celebrating Ten Years Of She's The Man

Yet another classic movie from the early 2000s has turned ten, joining the list along with Mean Girls and High School Musical. For those who don't know She's The Man is a hilarious movie starring Amanda Bynes, who plays Viola. It's filled with memorable one liners, soccer, and shirtless Channing Tatum. But what is so significant about She's The Man that sets it apart from movies like Mean Girls?

A short and simple answer would be, Viola. She is a strong, witty girl who won't back down from a challenge. A challenge as crazy as proving girls are just as good as guys. She fights this injustice by pretending to be her brother for two weeks at his new private school while he's in London.

Viola is a true inspiration for girls everywhere unlike the girls of Mean Girls. Those girls feed right into the stereotypes that are portrayed of girls. They stab each other in the back, are catty, and selfish. Viola goes out of her comfort zone to prove the boy's soccer coach at her school wrong after the girl's team gets cut.

Coach Pistonek: "Um, I don't know, that that's a thing, that I know... now this isn't me talking... this is scientific fact. Girls can't beat boys!"

It's hard to believe She's The Man has been around for ten years. It showed how girls should really be portrayed and how guys can be sensitive too. It's a slap in sexism's face.

Not to mention it gives us another use for tampons, amazing comebacks for just about anything, and as Viola said "I've got a lifetime of knowledge".

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