Bratz: The Movie first premiered 15 years ago, and fans are still much more obsessed with the iconic outfits and songs to come out of the most significant early 2000s movie ever. Bratz: The Movie is an American comedy movie based on a fashion doll toy line of the same name from MGA entertainment.
In this article, we will discuss Bratz: The Movie, which was released in 2007. The movie is directed by Sean McNamara with a screenplay by Susan Estelle Jansen from a tale penned by Adam De la Pena and David Eilenberg. It was the first live-action movie which is based on the toy line.
The movie follows a gang of teenage girls grappling with the complexities of forming solid relationships and navigating their high school’s rigid social hierarchy. Principal photography for this film was conducted in Los Angeles over the two months between February and March 2007.
What Was the Release Date of Bratz: the Movie?
On August 3rd, 2007, Lionsgate released the widely-criticized Bratz: The Movie to American audiences. This film earned five nominations at the 28th Annual Golden Raspberry Awards for Worst Picture and other categories.
Furthermore, Bratz: The Movie was a financial flop as it only raked in around $26 million worldwide compared to the production budget of $20 million. Unfortunately, this movie failed to break even.
What Was the Cast of Bratz: the Movie?
Check out the list of the cast of Bratz: The Movie, along with their characters, below –
- Nathalia Ramosas Yasmin
- Skyler Shayeas Cloe
- Janel Parrish as Jade
- Logan Browning as Sasha
- Chelsea Kane Staub as Meredith Baxter Dimly
- Anneliese van der Pol as Avery
- Malese Jow as Quinn
- Ian Nelson as Dylan
- Stephen Lunsford as Cameron
- Lainie Kazan as Bubbie
- William May as Manny
- Emily Everhard as Cherish Baxter Dimly
- Jon Voight as Principal Dimly
- Carl Hancock Rux as Mr Whitman
- Chet Hanks as Dexter
- Kim Morgan Greene as Katie
- Sasha Cohen as Bethany
- Andrea Edwards as Goalie
- Constance Hsu as Julie
- Kadeem Hardison as Sasha’s father
- Tami-Adrian George as Allison
- Sean Patrick McNamaraas Tom McShavie
- Lee Reherman as Vice Principal Sludge
- Daniel Booko as Jock
- Susie Singer Carter as Barbara Baxter Dimly
What is the Plotline of Bratz: the Movie?
Cloe, Yasmin, Sasha and Jade – four teenage girls who are the closest of friends – start their high school journey with Meredith as the student body president. An authoritative figure that wants everyone to fit into a pre-defined clique system, she sets out on her organizing mission, determined to make it happen.
Then, she hates the independent nature of the four best friends and decides to destroy their friendship and make them conform to her prefabricated cliques.
And this is how the story goes between four girls and Meredith, which is quite entertaining. However, Bratz: The movie couldn’t be able to receive attention.
What Are the Reviews for Bratz: the Movie?
Bratz: The movie has been universally criticised by critics and viewers alike.
Review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes gave the movie rating of 10% based on 80 reviews with an average rating of 3.4 out of 10. The website issued a statement that –
“Full of mixed messages and dubious role models, Bratz is too shallow even for its intended audience.”
On Metacritic, the film has a score of 21 out of 100, based on 18 critics, indicating.
“generally unfavourable reviews”.
What Awards and Nominations Does Bratz: the Movie Has?
- Worst Picture(lost to I Know Who Killed Me)
- Worst Actress for Logan Browning, Janel Parrish, Nathalia Ramos, and Skyler Shaye (lost as a tie to Lindsay Lohan in I Know Who Killed Me (as the characters of Aubrey and Dakota)
- Worst Supporting Actor for Jon Voight (lost to Eddie Murphy in Norbit (as the character of Mr Wong)
- Worst Screen Couple for “Any combination of two airheaded characters” (lost to Lindsay Lohan(“as the yang to her own yin”) in I Know Who Killed Me)
- Worst Remake or Rip-off (“a rip-off if there ever was one”) (lost to I Know Who Killed Me)
Where to Watch Bratz: the Movie?
The movie was released on DVD on 27th November 2007 and was released for free on 1st April 2020 on YouTube Movies.