13 going on 30
the year: 2004
the genre: comedy
the cast: Jennifer Garner (Jenna Rink); Mark Ruffalo (Matt Flamhaff); Judy Greer (Lucy Wyman); Andy Serkis (Richard Kneeland)
the plot: After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to hide until she's thirty. Thanks to some wishing dust, Jenna's prayer is answered. With a knockout body, a dream apartment, a fabulous wardrobe, an athlete boyfriend, a dream job, and superstar friends, she couldn't have a better life. Unfortunetly, Jenna realizes that it's not exactly what she wanted. Then she finds her childhood best friend, Matt. But he's also grown up...
don't miss: the Thriller scene.
listen for: "Wait, listen to me. I'm 13!" "Jenna, if you're gonna start lying about your age, I'd go with 27."
extra bonus points: if you've ever eaten Razzles.
did you know: The Poise article that Jenna is reading at 13 ("Thirty, Flirty & Thriving"), features the apartment that she later lives in at 30.
also listen for: "It doesn't matter what Lucy said. I stopped trusting her after she stole my poprocks in the third grade."