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'''''The Dressing Robe''''' is a 2003 American animated comedy film directed by [[Paul Sabella]], written by [[Kelly Ward]], produced by [[Paul Sabella]] and [[Jonathan Dern]]. The film stars the ensemble voice cast of [[Lisa Kudrow]], [[Amanda Bynes]], [[Sarah Michelle Gellar]], [[Joshua Jackson]], [[Kevin Kline]] and [[Treat Williams]]. It is about a girl who meets five other friends in a beauty clothing contest, who had to wear a dressing robe and it won the beauty contest.
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'''''The Dressing Robe''''' is a 2003 American animated comedy film directed by [[Paul Sabella]], written by [[Kelly Ward]], produced by [[Paul Sabella]] and [[Jonathan Dern]]. The film stars the ensemble voice cast of [[Lisa Kudrow]], [[Amanda Bynes]], [[Sarah Michelle Gellar]], [[Joshua Jackson]], [[Kevin Kline]], and [[Treat Williams]]. It is about a girl who meets five other friends in a beauty clothing contest, who had to wear a dressing robe and it won the beauty contest.
   
 
It was produced by [[SD Entertainment]] and it was released by [[Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer]] on September 26, 2003. It received mixed-to-negative reviews from critics, who praised the animation, but criticized the story and pacing. It was grossed $165.9 million over a $66 million budget, According to Sabella, the poor reception led MGM to stop making traditionally animated films in favor of making computer animated films.
 
It was produced by [[SD Entertainment]] and it was released by [[Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer]] on September 26, 2003. It received mixed-to-negative reviews from critics, who praised the animation, but criticized the story and pacing. It was grossed $165.9 million over a $66 million budget, According to Sabella, the poor reception led MGM to stop making traditionally animated films in favor of making computer animated films.
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==Production==
 
==Production==
 
===Development===
 
===Development===
In 1998, [[Kelly Ward]] came up with an idea for an animated film about a series of dressing clothes whose six characters would be in the robe. It was pitched to [[Paul Sabella]], in what would be his 3rd theatrical feature film for [[Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer]]. In 2000, [[Lisa Kudrow]], [[Amanda Bynes]], [[Sarah Michelle Gellar]], [[Joshua Jackson]], [[Kevin Kline]] and [[Treat Williams]] all joined the cast of the film, and at the same time, [[Mark Watters]] was hired to compose the music for the film.
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In 1998, [[Kelly Ward]] came up with an idea for an animated film about a series of dressing clothes whose six characters would be in the robe. It was pitched to [[Paul Sabella]], in what would be his 3rd theatrical feature film for [[Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer]]. In 2000, [[Lisa Kudrow]], [[Amanda Bynes]], [[Sarah Michelle Gellar]], [[Joshua Jackson]], [[Kevin Kline]], and [[Treat Williams]] all joined the cast of the film, and at the same time, [[Mark Watters]] was hired to compose the music for the film.
   
 
The film was initially started development at [[MGM Animation]], but when the founders left after the failure of ''[[The Forests Between Mountains]]'', the duo transferred to the new company [[SD Entertainment]] (Sabella-Dern Entertainment) and made the project there, making it the second of the SD films be with [[Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer]] after Sabella and Dern left [[MGM Animation]].
 
The film was initially started development at [[MGM Animation]], but when the founders left after the failure of ''[[The Forests Between Mountains]]'', the duo transferred to the new company [[SD Entertainment]] (Sabella-Dern Entertainment) and made the project there, making it the second of the SD films be with [[Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer]] after Sabella and Dern left [[MGM Animation]].

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The Dressing Robe is a 2003 American animated comedy film directed by Paul Sabella, written by Kelly Ward, produced by Paul Sabella and Jonathan Dern. The film stars the ensemble voice cast of Lisa Kudrow, Amanda Bynes, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Joshua Jackson, Kevin Kline, and Treat Williams. It is about a girl who meets five other friends in a beauty clothing contest, who had to wear a dressing robe and it won the beauty contest.

It was produced by SD Entertainment and it was released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer on September 26, 2003. It received mixed-to-negative reviews from critics, who praised the animation, but criticized the story and pacing. It was grossed $165.9 million over a $66 million budget, According to Sabella, the poor reception led MGM to stop making traditionally animated films in favor of making computer animated films.

Plot

Samantha and Brian David, both of them were couples in Manhattan were invited to go to a clothing store. They went to a store and that they wanted to purchase some new dressing robes in the clothing section. The new dressing robes were sent in order to earn a ticket to go to a dressing beauty contest where the couple saw two other couples in the contest.

The contest of a new dressing robes invited two other couples, which are Britney and Matt Horton, and Julie and Edward Gemser, both of them were best friends, and wore them dressing robes. They chose the new beautiful dressing robe, in order to be the winner of the beautiful beauty clothing contest. After the contest showing the new dressing robe has been finished, they invited to go to a wedding party.

The wedding party shows a brand new dressing robe, in a beautiful manner. They invited to be capable in a nightclub, in order to enjoy their romance, to the three couples who were married to each other. They succeeded and decided to go to a nightclub in New York two weeks later. The nightclub in New York invited to go see a new beautiful dressing robe, which all of its other couples were invited and they kissed each other. The nightclub has to perform all their own new dressing robes and hoped to be beautiful.

After a successful nightclub, the three couples finally went home where the couples have to be love in New York. The couples were enjoyful, and see new three dressing robes who were participating in a clothing session, who turned out to be successful in the wedding party, and decided to have a kiss to the couple, who ends up getting married and the couples ended up getting met. The couples suddenly have a long dream who had a experience with ordering their brand new dressing robes in order to promise their clothes.

Cast

Production

Development

In 1998, Kelly Ward came up with an idea for an animated film about a series of dressing clothes whose six characters would be in the robe. It was pitched to Paul Sabella, in what would be his 3rd theatrical feature film for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. In 2000, Lisa Kudrow, Amanda Bynes, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Joshua Jackson, Kevin Kline, and Treat Williams all joined the cast of the film, and at the same time, Mark Watters was hired to compose the music for the film.

The film was initially started development at MGM Animation, but when the founders left after the failure of The Forests Between Mountains, the duo transferred to the new company SD Entertainment (Sabella-Dern Entertainment) and made the project there, making it the second of the SD films be with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer after Sabella and Dern left MGM Animation.

In 2000, SD had a two-picture deal with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to distribute and market its films.

Release

Box office

The film was released on September 26, 2003 in the United States and Canada, and made $21,642,163 from 3,000 theaters in its opening weekend, placing it in the #1 position behind The Rundown and Under the Tuscan Sun, who were opening at the same time. It grossed $82.2 million in the United States and Canada and $83.7 million with a worldwide gross total of $165.9 million.

Critical reception

On the review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 44% based on 120 reviews. On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average of 43 out of 100, based on 30 reviews, indicating "mixed or average reviews". Audiences polled by CinemaScore gave the film an average grade of "C" on an A+ to F scale.

Accolades

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Home media

The Dressing Robe was released on March 23, 2004 on VHS and DVD by MGM Home Entertainment.

Legacy

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Transcripts

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