Amanda Bynes is an American actress, known for her work in television and film in the 1990s and 2000s. Appearing in the Nickelodeon comedy series All That and the spin-off series The Amanda Show, Bynes has had a long list of hit TV shows and movies since the beginning of her acting career.
Amanda Bynes has starred in a series of successful comedy films, including She’s the Man, based on William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. Bynes also starred in What a Girl Wants, Robots, Hairspray and Easy A. Here are all of Amanda Bynes’ movies, according to Rotten Tomatoes.
8Love Destroyed – 14%
Media 8 Entertainment
Love Wrecked is an adventure romantic comedy film directed by Randal Kleiser and written by Stephen Langford. The film stars Amanda Bynes as Jenny Taylor, who desperately wants Jason Masters (Chris Carmack), a world-famous rock star, to fall in love with her.
Jenny (Amanda Bynes) takes a job at a Caribbean resort in St. Lucas with Ryan (Jonathan Bennett), her lifelong friend, who has had a crush on her his whole life. When Jason (Chris Carmack) is swept overboard during a storm while recovering from seasickness, Jenny steps in to save him.
The couple finds themselves stranded on a seemingly deserted tropical island. Jenny discovers that they have landed a short distance from the station, but instead of telling Jason the truth, she selfishly makes him believe that they are stranded in an attempt to make him fall in love with her.
7Sydney White – 35%
Sydney White is a teen romantic comedy film directed by Joe Nussbaum and written by Chad Gomez Creasey. The film is based on the fairy tale Snow White by the Brothers Grimm. The film focuses on Sydney White (Amanda Bynes) after she arrives at Southern Atlantic University, determined to pledge her late mother’s sorority.
After Sydney discovers that the fraternity has changed since her mother went there, Sydney ends up banished to a condemned house. Sydney and seven outcasts band together to take over the student government and win equal rights for those considered nerds.
6 What a girl wants – 36%
What a Girl Wants is a teen comedy film directed by Dennie Gordon and written by Jenny Bicks and Elizabeth Chandler. The film is based on the 1955 play The Reluctant Debutante by William Douglas-Home, and is the second film adaptation.
Daphne Reynolds (Amanda Bynes) is a 17-year-old American who lives with her wedding singer mother, Libby (Kelly Preston), above a restaurant in Chinatown, New York. When Daphne decides to meet her father, whom she has never met, she boards a plane to England.
After arriving in England, Daphne makes a surprising discovery: her father, Lord Henry Dashwood (Colin Firth), is a member of the British upper class and is running for political office. Daphne learns that her father didn’t know she existed but welcomes Daphne into his life. However, her family and current fiancée do not approve of Daphne.
5She’s the man – 44%
She’s the Man is a teen sports romantic comedy directed by Andy Fickman and based on William Shakespeare’s play Twelfth Night. The film focuses on teenager Viola Hastings (Amanda Bynes) who enters her brother’s new boarding school in her place and pretends to be a boy to play on the boys’ soccer team.
Viola dreams of playing football for the North Carolina Tar Heels, but when her team is cut, Viola and her friends try to join the boys’ team but the coach refuses. Viola’s twin brother Sebastian (James Kirk) decides to secretly go to London with his group instead of attending an elite boarding school and asks Viola to replace him. Viola then pretends to be her twin brother and takes his place at the boarding school.
After arriving, Viola meets her handsome roommate Duke (Channing Tatum) and begins to fall in love with him. However, complications arise when Sebastian returns from London and is unaware that his sister has replaced him on campus.
4 Big Fat Liar – 45%
Big Fat Liar is a teen comedy film directed by Shawn Levy and written by Dan Schneider and Brian Robbins. The film stars Frankie Muniz, Paul Giamatti and Amanda Bynes with a supporting cast including Amanda Detmer, Donald Faison, Lee Majors and Russell Hornsby.
Jason Shepherd (Frankie Muniz) is a 14-year-old compulsive liar who tries to lie to get out of a creative writing assignment but gets caught by his English teacher. Jason has three hours to submit his essay and ends up being inspired by his talent as a liar and writes a story called Big Fat Liar.
When a sleazy Hollywood producer, Marty Wolf (Paul Giamatti), steals his class assignment and turns it into a hit movie, Jason attempts to break into the industry and take down one of the most powerful producers of Hollywood. With the help of Jason’s best friend, Kaylee (Amanda Bynes), the two plot and play a prank on Marty.
3 robots – 64%
20th century fox
Robots is a computer-animated science fiction adventure comedy film directed by Chris Wedge and co-directed by Carlos Saldanha. The film stars the voices of Ewan McGregor, Halle Berry, Greg Kinnear, Mel Brooks, Amanda Bynes, Drew Carey and Robin Williams.
The story follows a robot named Rodney Copperbottom (Ewan McGregor) who searches for his idol Bigweld (Mel Brooks) at his company in Robot City. Rodney discovers there is a plot by his new owner Ratchet (Greg Kinnear) and his mother (Jim Broadbent) to trick older robots into purchasing expensive upgrades. Amanda Bynes plays Piper Pinwheeler, a spunky tomboy robot who is the younger sister of Fender (Robin Williams).
2 Easy A – 85%
Sony Pictures release
Easy A is a teen romantic comedy film directed by Will Gluck and written by Bert V. Royal. The screenplay was partially inspired by the 1850 novel The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne. The story is narrated by Olive Penderghast (Emma Stone), a seventeen-year-old high school student, who tells her story using a webcam.
Olive (Emma Stone) tells a white lie to her best friend Rhiannon Abernathy (Aly Michalka) about losing her virginity to a student. Marianne Bryant (Amanda Bynes) hears him tell a lie and it soon spreads throughout the school. Marianne also leads the school’s religious group and decides to save Olive from her promiscuity.
Later, Rhiannon and Olive argue and Olive decides to counter the bullying by adopting her new school bum image by wearing more provocative clothing and sewing a red “A” on her clothes.
1 Lacquer – 92%
New line cinema
Hairspray is a musical romantic comedy film based on the 2002 Broadway musical. The film was directed and choreographed by Adam Shankman. Hairspray has a large cast including John Travolta, Michelle Pfeiffer, Christopher Walken, Amanda Bynes, James Marsden, Queen Latifah, Brittany Snow, Zac Efron, Elijah Kelley, Allison Janney and Nikki Blonsky.
In the 1960s, Tracy Turnblad (Nikki Blonsky), a teenage dance enthusiast, auditioned for a spot on the Corny Collins Show and got the role. Penny Pingleton (Amanda Bynes) is Tracy’s shy best friend and the two frequently watch the teen dance TV show together. Tracy later introduces Seaweed (Elijah Kelley) to Penny and the two become romantically involved, later confessing their love for each other.