What a Girl Wants

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Plot – Daphne’s parents have divorced due to the opposition of the man’s aristocratic family. As a teenager,Daphne wants to meet her father,who lives in London. What’s more,she discovers that she’s the daughter of Henry Dashwood,a well-known politician. As her arrival puts at risk the upcoming election of her father,Daphne tries to help him despite the hostility of Glynnis,the man’s new girlfriend,and Clarissa,Glynnis’ jealous daughter.

Movie Info

Title What a Girl Wants

Year 2003

Director Dennie Gordon

GenreDrama, Comedy, Family

Top 14 Quotes of “What a Girl Wants” Movie

“Why are you trying so hard to fit in when you were born to stand out?”

Oliver James – Ian Wallace

“Alistair, you’ve lied to me, I know you lied to Libby, so you’ll forgive me if I don’t give a flying fart in space what you think!”

Colin Firth – Henry Dashwood

– Henry Dashwood: I hope you find you sleeping arrangements conducive to…
– Daphne Reynolds: Henry, all it takes is “sweet dreams”.

Colin Firth – Henry Dashwood
Amanda Bynes – Daphne Reynolds

“- Henry Dashwood: I’m not explaining this very well, am I?
– Daphne Reynolds: No, not really. But I’m having fun watching you try.”

Colin Firth – Henry Dashwood
Amanda Bynes – Daphne Reynolds

“- Henry Dashwood: You like Co-co Puffs?
– Daphne Reynolds: It’s chocolate! Need I say more?”

Colin Firth – Henry Dashwood
Amanda Bynes – Daphne Reynolds

“- Libby Reynolds: I love you a million Swedish Fish.
– Daphne Reynolds: I love you a million red M&M’s.”

Kelly Preston – Libby Reynolds
Amanda Bynes – Daphne Reynolds

“- Ian Wallace: Looking for me?
– Daphne Reynolds: Oh, no. I was just looking for the loo!
– Ian Wallace: Outside? On the terrace?”

Oliver James – Ian Wallace
Amanda Bynes – Daphne Reynolds

“No hugging, dear. I’m British. We only show affection to dogs and horses.”

Dame Eileen Atkins – Jocelyn Dashwood

“- Glynnis Payne: Now Daphne, we don’t want to make a scene now, do we?
– Libby Reynolds: Take your hand off my daughter or you won’t get a scene, you’ll get a Broadway Musical!”

Anna Chancellor – Glynnis Payne
Kelly Preston – Libby Reynolds

“I better go. Everyone’s just waiting for me to mess up again.”

Amanda Bynes – Daphne Reynolds

“I’m Peach, she’s Pear. You see, our mother was slightly obsessed with fruits. We have a sister named Parsnip… she doesn’t get out much.”

Cassie Powney – Peach Orwood

“My evil stepsister, you’ve seen Cinderella, right? Let me clue you in, I win.” Amanda Bynes – Daphne Reynolds

“- Clarissa Payne: Keep your grimy little Yankee paws off Armistead Stuart, he’s mine.
– Daphne Reynolds: If you take your nose out of the air for one second you’ll see you’re designer, I’m vintage. You’ve got a mansion, I’ve got a five floor walkup. You’re a snotty little miss cranky pants and I go with the flow, so why would you ever think for…”

Christina Cole – Clarissa Payne
Amanda Bynes – Daphne Reynolds

“The truth is sometimes things aren’t exactly what you always imagined… they’re even better!”

Amanda Bynes – Daphne Reynolds