the year: 2001
the genre: comedy
the cast: Reese Whitherspoon (Elle Woods); Luke Wilson (Emmett); Selma Blaire (Vivian); Matthew Davis (Warner); Victor Garber (Professor Callahan)
the plot: When a blonde sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend, she decides to follow him to law school to get him back and, once there, learns she has more legal savvy than she ever imagined.
don't miss: how Elle figures out Enrique is lying.
listen for: "That's great, Paulette. Is that the only interaction you two have ever had?" "No! Sometimes I say "okay" instead of "fine." "
also don't miss: the bend and snap. Works every time.
extra bonus points: if you know how many different hairstyles Elle has during the film.
watch the trailer here.