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Top Ten Movies of Amanda Bynes

Updated on June 29, 2016

Amanda Bynes: brief profile

Name: Amanda Laura Bynes

Nick name: Chicky, Mandy, Manda

Born on: April 3, 1986 Thousand Oaks, California, United States

Parents: Rick Bynes & Lynn

Height: 5′ 8″ (1.73 m)

Occupation: Actress, Fashion Designer

Genre (singer): Pop/Rock

Religion: Judaism

Siblings: Tommy Bynes (Older Brother) and Jillian O'Keefe (Older Sister)

Education: Graduated from Thousand Oaks High School in California in 2004 via independent study program.

Amanda Laura Bynes

Nicknamed as Chicky, Amanda Laura Bynes is a well-known American actress (former), singer and fashion designer. Bynes is a prodigiously talented comedienne. She was born on April 3, 1986, in Thousand Oaks, California. She graduated from Thousand Oaks High School's independent study program. Bynes is the youngest of the three children of Lynn, a dental assistant and office manager, and Rick Bynes, a dentist.

Bynes showed keen interest in acting since her childhood. Her acting debut was in 1996 on Television series "All That" (1994). In 1999 at the age of 13, Amanda was given her own variety show, "The Amanda Show". In 2002, she starred in the TV series, “What I Like About You”.

In 2001, she co-starred with Frankie Muniz in Big Fat Liar (2002) as Kaylee. Most of her films aimed at teenage audiences; What a Girl Wants (2003), Love Wrecked (2005), She's the Man (2006), Hairspray (2007), Sydney White (2007), Easy A (2010) etc. In 2004, she won an award for best actress for her role in What a Girl Wants (2003).

Her Top 10 Movies:

1. Easy A (2010)

2. Hairspray (2007)

3. She's the Man (2006)

4. Robots (2005)

5. What a Girl Wants (2003)

6. Sydney White (2007)

7. Big Fat Liar (2002)

8. Love Wrecked (2005)

9. Living Proof (2008)

10. Charlotte's Web 2: Wilbur's Great Adventure (2003)

In her short film career of 14 years, I found her to be distinctively funny. There is news that Amanda Bynes will soon be back on TV show.

The first time I got the script, it said The Amanda Show (1999) on it. I thought they were kidding. I’m still little Amanda, and to be getting my own show, it’s like, oh, my gosh! – at age 13.

Top 1: Easy A (2010)

Director: Will Gluck

Year: 2010

Duration: 92 min

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Starring: Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Penn Badgley

Rated: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)

Studio: Sony Pictures


In this teen comedy, Amanda played as Marianne Bryant, a high school student, who relies on the school's rumor to enhance her social and financial standing.


Top 2: Hairspray (2007)

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Year: 2007

Duration: 117 min

Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance

Starring: John Travolta, Queen Latifah, Nikki Blonsky, Amanda Bynes

Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)

Studio: New Line Home Video


In this romantic comedy, she portrays Penny Pingleton, best friend of an overweight high-school student whose only dream is to be on a local Baltimore teen dance program.


Hairspray (2007)
Hairspray (2007)

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Top 3: She's the Man (2006)

Directors: Andy Fickman

Writers: Ewan Leslie, Karen McCullah Lutz, Kirsten Smith

Producers: Ewan Leslie, Gary Lucchesi, Lauren Shuler Donner, Marty P. Ewing

Cast: Amanda Bynes, Laura Ramsey, Channing Tatum, Vinnie Jones, David Cross

Rated: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)

Studio: Dreamworks Video

This comedy is based on William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and she played the role of Viola Hastings.

She's the Man (2006)
She's the Man (2006)

Top 4: Robots (2005)

Directors: Carlos Saldanha, Chris Wedge

Writers: Babaloo Mandel, David Lindsay-Abaire, Jim McClain, Lowell Ganz, Ron Mita

Producer: Bob Gordon

Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)

Studio: 20th Century Fox

She rendered voice role of Piper Pinwheeler in this animated comedy .

Top 5: What a Girl Wants (2003)

Directed by: Dennie Gordon

Writers: Elizabeth Chandler, Jenny Bicks, William Douglas-Home

Producers: Alison Greenspan, Bill Gerber, Casey La Scala, Denise Di Novi

Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)

Year: 2003

Duration: 105 min

Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance

Starring: Amanda Bynes, Colin Firth, Kelly Preston

Her first leading role is in this romantic comedy. As an American teenager, she learns that her father is a wealthy British politician contesting election. She is eager to find him; however, she realizes that it could cause a scandal and cost him the election.


What a Girl Wants (2003)
What a Girl Wants (2003)
Sydney White (2007)
Sydney White (2007)

Top 6: Sydney White (2007)

Amanda Bynes plays as Sydney White, who is the daughter of a plumber, Paul White (John Schneider). Her mother, a Kappa Sorority member, died when Sydney was still young.

When Sydney is banished from the most popular sorority, she is taken in by seven socially challenged guys. With the help of her new friends, she takes on the campus queen in a popularity showdown.

Cast: Amanda Bynes, Sara Paxton, Matt Long, Jack Carpenter, Jeremy Howard

Director: Joe Nussbaum

Rated: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)

Studio: Universal Studios


Top 7: Big Fat Liar (2002)

Bynes played as Kaylee in her debut teen comedy film, Big Fat Liar.


Cast: Frankie Muniz, Paul Giamatti, Amanda Bynes, Rebecca Corry, Amanda Detmer

Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)

Studio: Universal Studios


Top 8: Love Wrecked (2005)

In this romantic comedy film, she played the role of Jenny Taylor.


Cast: Amanda Bynes, Chris Carmack, Jonathan Bennett, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Susan Duerden

Director: Randal Kleiser

Writer: Stephen Langford

Producers: Lance Bass, Dan Katzman, Derek Elliott, Joe Anderson, Kelli Konop

Rated: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)

Studio: Weinstein Company


Top 9: Living Proof (2008)

Amanda Bynes acts as Jamie, Dr. Slamon's student assistant.

The film is based on the true life story of Dr. Dennis Slamon and the book HER-2: The Making of Herceptin, a Revolutionary Treatment for Breast Cancer by Robert Bazell.


Cast: Harry Connick Jr, Angie Harmon, Amanda Bynes, Bernadette Peters, Swoosie Kurtz

Directors: Dan Ireland

Writers: Robert Bazell, Vivienne Radkoff

Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment


Top 10: Charlotte's Web 2: Wilbur's Great Adventure (2003)

In this direct-to-video animated film, she rendered the voice of Nellie


Director: Mario Piluso

Rated: G (General Audience)

Studio: Paramount


Big Fat Liar (2002)
Big Fat Liar (2002)
Love Wrecked
Love Wrecked

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      Janellegems 2 years ago from United States

      Great list of movies you compiled. Love the photos. My two favorites are What a girl wants and She's the Man.