The House Bunny (2008)

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Shelley is living a carefree life until a rival gets her tossed out of the Playboy Mansion. With nowhere to go, fate delivers her to the sorority girls from Zeta Alpha Zeta. Unless they can sign a new pledge class, the seven socially clueless women will lose their house to the scheming girls of Phi Iota Mu. In order to accomplish their goal, they need Shelley to teach them the ways of makeup and men; at the same time, Shelley needs some of what the Zetas have - a sense of individuality. The combination leads all the girls to learn how to stop pretending and start being themselves.

"Your Home Bunny" is a 2008 comedy movie directed by Fred Wolf, starring Anna Faris, Colin Hanks, and Emma Stone. Produced by Adam Sandler's Happy Madison, the story revolves around a former Playboy design who becomes the housemother of an out of favor university sorority after being kicked out of the Playboy Mansion.

Plot Summary
"The House Bunny" follows Shelley Darlingson (Anna Faris), who lives a carefree life at the Playboy Mansion up until she's expelled on her 27th birthday for being too old. Homeless and unaware about the real life, Shelley comes across the Zeta Alpha Zeta sorority house, where she is quickly used as their home mom.

The ZAZ home is on the edge of losing their charter due to a scarcity of pledges. The sorority includes a group of socially awkward ladies: Natalie (Emma Stone), the president; Harmonie (Katherine McPhee), a pregnant girl; Mona (Kat Dennings), a downhearted goth; Joanne (Rumer Willis), who uses a back brace for her scoliosis; and numerous others who lack popularity and social abilities.

Shelley teaches the ladies about makeup, fashion, social interaction and dating, changing them into stunning, preferable girls, assisting them to attract more pledges to save their house. At the same time, Shelley finds out about true beauty, friendship, and love.

Romantic Interests and Challenges
Shelley is drawn in to an intellectually stimulating, yet kind-hearted guy named Oliver (Colin Hanks). Oliver worths inner appeal over outward look, that makes Shelley insecure since of her background. Shelley pretends to be smart to impress Oliver, however it does not work out. The sorority ladies assist Shelley to understand that she doesn't require to pretend to be another person to be valued.

Meanwhile, another sorority, Phi Iota Mu, prepared by their leader, Ashley (Sarah Wright), makes use of Shelley's misunderstanding with the ZAZ home, and convinces her to leave. The ZAZ women, now appreciating the changes Shelley has actually brought, deal with a strategy to revive their house mom.

The Climax and Conclusion
In the climax of the movie, the Zetas reveal the wicked Ashley's plans to the Phi Iota Mu girls and succeed in discrediting her. Impressed by Shelley's honesty and compassion throughout confrontation, Oliver falls for her. The Zetas win the Campus Crusade competitors and make enough new pledges to keep their charter. In the end, Shelley graduates from college, recognizing her long-lasting dream, as the Zeta sorority stays popular and appreciated on campus.

Total Review
"The House Bunny" is a light-hearted, positive funny that informs an uplifting story about commitment, friendship, acceptance, and the worth of inner appeal. Anna Faris provides an entertaining efficiency as a bubbly and kind-hearted Playboy Bunny turned house mother. With its fantastic cast, humorous scenes, and positive messages about self-acceptance and relationship, the movie is a satisfying seeing for those who love comical films with a touch of romance.

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    Anna Faris
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    Emma Stone
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    Kat Dennings
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    Katharine McPhee
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    Rumer Willis
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    Hugh Hefner
    Hugh Hefner
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    Kiely Williams
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    Colin Hanks