The slim chance of being accepted to any
law school, let alone Harvard, doesn't dissuade CULA (as in L.A.) co-ed Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon) from applying. When this eternally perky blonde — whose signature color is pink — decides she wants something, she goes for it and usually gets it. Elle has turned her baby blues eastward towards Cambridge on account of her snooty-but-cute Harvard-bound boyfriend Warner (Matthew Davis), who has just broken up with her. Warner has political aspirations, and tells Elle that he needs a wife who's a "Jackie" not a "Marilyn." Devastated, Elle decides to prove to Warner that she's got what it takes to be the kind of brainy w...