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Legally Blonde

  • 2001
  • PG-13
  • 96min
  • 69%
  • 6.3 / 10

After a terrible break-up with her boyfriend Warner Huntington III for being too blonde, fashionable and wealthy Elle Woods is determined to go to Harvard Law to follow Warner and win him back only to discover he has found a new fiancé. She goes through the difficulties of law school, while also trying to prove she is worthy of being taken seriously despite her very girly proclivities.

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Legally Blonde's story was inspired by Amanda Brown's life as a chic blonde girl who went to Stanford Law School. Brown told her parents about these experiences in letters, which she later adapted into a manuscript. It eventually caught the interest of Legally Blonde's producer Marc Platt. Legally Blonde was officially released on July 13, 2001 and was well-received by its critics, noting Reese Witherspoon's hilarious performance. It claimed various nominations and awards at award-giving ceremonies, including Golden Globe Awards, British Comedy Awards, and MTV Movie & TV Awards. The film garnered gross earnings amounting to $141.7 million. Its box office success paved the way for a 2003 sequel, Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde, and a 2009 direct-to-DVD spin-off, Legally Blondes. On top of that, the film's success also led to Legally Blonde: The Musical, which premiered on January 23, 2007, in San Francisco and opened in New York City at the Palace Theatre on Broadway on April 29, 2007. The musical starred Laura Bell Bundy as Elle. As of June 2018, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer has revealed that Legally Blonde 3 is already in the works and is set to be released on February 14, 2020.

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Legally Blonde is a 2001 comedy directed by Robert Luketic. The screen play was based off the book written by Amanda Brown. The cast includes Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, Matthew Davis, Victor Garber, and Jennifer Coolidge. Legally Blonde


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Legally Blonde is a 2001 American comedy film directed by Robert Luketic. It was penned by Karen McCullah Lutz and Kirsten Smith based on Amanda Brown's novel of the same name. It stars Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, Matthew Davis, Victor Garber, and Jennifer Coolidge.