Mean Girls

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Mean Girls is a 2004 American teen comedy film directed by Mark Waters, and written by Tina Fey.wikipedia
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Amanda Seyfried

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The movie introduced Amanda Seyfried in her film debut.
Seyfried made her feature film debut in the 2004 teen comedy film Mean Girls and subsequently had supporting roles in independent films such as Nine Lives (2005) and Alpha Dog (2006).

Upper Darby High School

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Fey also drew from her own experience at Upper Darby High School as an inspiration for some of the concepts in the film.
Upper Darby High School was a part of the inspiration for Upper Darby alumna Tina Fey's movie comedy Mean Girls.

Mean Girls 2

A direct-to-video sequel, Mean Girls 2, premiered on ABC Family (now Freeform) on January 23, 2011.
It is a stand-alone sequel to the 2004 film Mean Girls.

Lindsay Lohan

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The film, which stars Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Tim Meadows, Ana Gasteyer, Amy Poehler and Fey, is partially based on Rosalind Wiseman's 2002 non-fiction self-help book, Queen Bees and Wannabes, which describes female high school social cliques and the damaging effects they can have on girls.
Lindsay Dee Lohan (born July 2, 1986 ) is an American actress, singer-songwriter, businesswoman, fashion designer, and film producer, best known for her acting roles in films such as Mean Girls (2004), The Parent Trap (1998) and Freaky Friday (2003), as well as her status as a media and tabloid fixture of the mid-to-late 2000s.

Mean Girls (musical)

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The musical adaptation of Mean Girls premiered on Broadway in March 2018.
It is based on the 2004 film of the same name written by Fey.

Rachel McAdams

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The film, which stars Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Tim Meadows, Ana Gasteyer, Amy Poehler and Fey, is partially based on Rosalind Wiseman's 2002 non-fiction self-help book, Queen Bees and Wannabes, which describes female high school social cliques and the damaging effects they can have on girls.
McAdams rose to fame in 2004 with the comedy Mean Girls and the romantic drama The Notebook.

Jonathan Bennett (actor)

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The actors Jonathan Bennet and Stefanie Drummond, who were originally in the film, appeared on the music video as well.
He is known for his roles as Aaron Samuels in the 2004 comedy film Mean Girls, Bud McNulty in 2005's Cheaper by the Dozen 2 and the title character in the 2009 direct-to-DVD comedy Van Wilder: Freshman Year and his recurring roles as Casey Gant in the UPN mystery drama Veronica Mars and JR Chandler in the ABC soap opera All My Children.

Lizzy Caplan

Lizzy Caplan was at first considered too pretty for the part of Janis, for which director Mark Waters felt a "Kelly Osbourne-like actress" was necessary, but Caplan was picked for being able to portray raw emotion.
She received wider recognition with roles in the films Mean Girls (2004) and Cloverfield (2008), the latter of which earned her a nomination for the Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Daniel Franzese

Both Lacey Chabert and Daniel Franzese were the last actors tested for their roles.
Daniel Franzese (born May 9, 1978) is an American actor, comedian and activist best known for his roles in director Larry Clark's Bully and as Damian in Tina Fey's 2004 feature film Mean Girls.

Lacey Chabert

Both Lacey Chabert and Daniel Franzese were the last actors tested for their roles.
In film, she has appeared in Lost in Space (1998), Not Another Teen Movie (2001), and Daddy Day Care (2003), and had leading roles as Gretchen Wieners in Mean Girls (2004), Meg Cummings in Dirty Deeds (2005), and Dana Mathis in the horror remake Black Christmas (2006).

Queen bee (sociology)

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They educate Cady on the school's various cliques and warn her to avoid the most popular and infamous one, the "Plastics", which is led by fit queen bee Regina George and include the insecure but rich Gretchen Wieners and sweet but dimwitted Karen Smith.
Fictional portrayals of queen bees in schools include the films Heathers and Mean Girls.

Tina Fey

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Mean Girls is a 2004 American teen comedy film directed by Mark Waters, and written by Tina Fey.
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.

Daniel DeSanto

Daniel DeSanto is best known for playing Tucker on Are You Afraid of the Dark?, his 2004 role as Jason in Mean Girls, The Assassin in The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day, Matt in The Adventures of Dudley the Dragon, the TV show The Magic School Bus in which he voices Carlos Ramon, and for voicing Ray on the Beyblade series and voicing Blaine on Totally Spies.

Cult following

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Released on April 30, 2004, the film grossed $129 million worldwide and developed a cult following.
Series such as Star Trek, Star Wars, Doctor Who, Harry Potter, The Lord of the Rings, Game of Thrones, Rocky Horror, Clueless, Ethel & Ernest, The Dark Knight, and Mean Girls attract mass audiences but also have core groups of fanatical followers.

Alisha Morrison

Alisha Morrison (born April 23, 1986) is a Canadian actress known for roles in Harriet the Spy and Mean Girls.

Neil Flynn

His film career includes appearances in The Fugitive, Home Alone 3, Mean Girls, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull and The Resurrection of Gavin Stone.

At Seventeen

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The real Janis Ian was one of the musical guests on the first Saturday Night Live episode, in which she sang the song "At Seventeen", which can be heard playing in the background when the girls are fighting at Regina's house.
"At Seventeen" has been used frequently in television and films, like The Simpsons and Mean Girls; it has also been referenced in literature.

Mark Waters

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Lizzy Caplan was at first considered too pretty for the part of Janis, for which director Mark Waters felt a "Kelly Osbourne-like actress" was necessary, but Caplan was picked for being able to portray raw emotion. Mean Girls is a 2004 American teen comedy film directed by Mark Waters, and written by Tina Fey.
He is best known for directing comedy films such as Freaky Friday (2003), Mean Girls (2004), Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009), Mr. Popper's Penguins (2011), and Vampire Academy (2014).

Tim Meadows

The film, which stars Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Tim Meadows, Ana Gasteyer, Amy Poehler and Fey, is partially based on Rosalind Wiseman's 2002 non-fiction self-help book, Queen Bees and Wannabes, which describes female high school social cliques and the damaging effects they can have on girls.
He played a high school principal in Mean Girls, a film written by (and co-starring) fellow SNL cast member Tina Fey.

Ana Gasteyer

The film, which stars Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Tim Meadows, Ana Gasteyer, Amy Poehler and Fey, is partially based on Rosalind Wiseman's 2002 non-fiction self-help book, Queen Bees and Wannabes, which describes female high school social cliques and the damaging effects they can have on girls.
In 2004, Gasteyer played the mother of the main character Cady Heron (Lindsay Lohan) in the feature film Mean Girls, written by SNL castmate Tina Fey.

Dwayne Hill

His biggest on-camera roles include playing Coach Carr in Mean Girls, The Safety of Objects which premiered at the 2001 Toronto International Film Festival, and The Truth About the Head, which won 3 awards at the 2003 Cannes film festival including the Kodak short film award.

Rosalind Wiseman

The film, which stars Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Tim Meadows, Ana Gasteyer, Amy Poehler and Fey, is partially based on Rosalind Wiseman's 2002 non-fiction self-help book, Queen Bees and Wannabes, which describes female high school social cliques and the damaging effects they can have on girls.
Her New York Times best-selling book Queen Bees and Wannabes: Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and Other Realities of Adolescence, released in 2002, was the basis of the 2004 film Mean Girls.

Julia Chantrey

Julia Caitlin Chantrey (born April 11, 1980) is a Canadian actress, known for her roles as Eva on Total Drama, and Amber D’Alessio in Mean Girls.