Tracy Turnblad (Nikki Blonsky), an overweight teenager who loves to dance, is obsessed with "The Corny Collins Show," a hit TV dance party. Every day after school, Tracy and her best friend Penny (Amanda Bynes) run home to watch heartthrob Link Larkin (Zac Efron) and the rest of the show's performers shake their stuff. When Corny Collins (James Marsden) holds auditions to replace a star who has left the show, Tracy seizes her chance to make her dream come true, even though her mother Edna (John Travolta) doesn't approve. Directed by Adam Shankman. With Christopher Walken, Michelle Pfeiffer, Queen Latifah, Brittany Snow, Elijah Kelley and Allison Janney. Categories: Comedy, Musical, Dance, Remake. Year: 2007.
Amanda Bynes in Hairspray
In this modern retelling of the classic fairytale, Sydney White (Amanda Bynes) adjusts to her freshman year of college and pledges a sorority with the help of seven nerdy boys. When the sorority turns out to not be what Sydney expected, she and her socially challenged friends take on the most popular girl on campus (Sara Paxton) in attempt to shake up the school's social hierarchy. Directed by Joe Nussbaum. With Matt Long and Samm Levine. Category: Comedy. Year: 2007.
Amanda Bynes in Sydney White
In a high school version of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, Amanda Bynes plays Viola, a girl who loves soccer. But when her team gets cut due to a low budget, she asks to try out for the boys' team, but is turned down. When her identical twin brother, Sebastian, sneaks off to England, she disguises herself as him and takes his place on the soccer team. But then she finds herself falling for his roommate, Duke (Channing Tatum). Then, Olivia (Laura Ramsey), a girl Duke likes, gets interested in Sebastian, not knowing it's really his sister in disguise she is attracted to. Directed by Andy Fickman. With Vinnie Jones, Alexandra Breckenridge and David Cross. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 2006.
Amanda Bynes in She's the Man