Confessions Of A Teenage Drama Queen

Last Updated on: June 26th, 2024

Confessions Of A Teenage Drama Queen (2004 Movie)

“Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen” is a comedy film released by Walt Disney Pictures in 2004. The movie is based on the novel of the same name by Dyan Sheldon and stars Lindsay Lohan as the protagonist, Mary Elizabeth “Lola” Steppe.

The story revolves around Lola, a high school student and aspiring actress who moves with her family from New York City to suburban New Jersey. Lola is an outgoing and dramatic teenager who dreams of becoming a famous Broadway actress. However, she quickly finds herself disappointed and frustrated with her new environment, especially after discovering that the school’s theater program is being shut down.

Determined to pursue her dreams, Lola creates a new identity for herself as “Lola the Drama Queen” and sets out on a mission to become the lead in the school’s final theater production. Along the way, she clashes with a popular girl named Carla Santini (played by Megan Fox) and finds herself in various amusing and dramatic situations.

Throughout the film, Lola learns important lessons about friendship, self-identity, and the true meaning of success. With the help of her new friend, Ella (played by Alison Pill), and her supportive single mother (played by Glenne Headly), Lola discovers that being true to oneself and valuing genuine relationships are more important than fame and popularity.

“Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen” is a light-hearted and entertaining coming-of-age film that resonates with teenage audiences. It emphasizes the challenges and adventures of adolescence while promoting the importance of staying true to one’s passions and personality.

The film received a mixed reception from critics but was well-received by its target audience. It became a commercial success and further solidified Lindsay Lohan’s status as a popular teen actress during that time.

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  • Type of Movie: Live-Action
  • Box Office: $33 million
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  • Lindsay Lohan: Mary Elizabeth “Lola” Steppe
  • Adam Garcia: Stuart “Stu” Wolff
  • Eli Marienthal: Sam
  • Tom McCamus: Calum Steppe
  • Alison Pill: Ella Gerard
  • Megan Fox: Carla Santini
  • Carol Kane: Miss Baggoli
  • Glenne Headly: Karen Steppe
  • Sheila McCarthy: Mrs. Gerard
  • Alison Sealy-Smith: Sgt. Rose
  • Ashley Leggat: Marcia
  • Barbara Mamabolo: Robin
  • Maggie Oskam: Paige Steppe
  • Rachael Oskam: Paula Steppe


  • Director: Sara Sugarman
  • Producer: Robert Shapiro and Jerry Leider
  • Music: Mark Mothersbaugh

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