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The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003)

Lizzie McGuire has graduated from middle school and takes a trip to Rome, Italy with her class. And what was supposed to be only a normal trip, becomes a teenager's dream come true.

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Franca
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Teen queen Lizzie McGuire grows up a bit and hits the big screen in this comedy drama, based on the popular Disney Network series. Lizzie McGuire and her best friends Kate, Gordo, and Ethan have just graduated from middle school, and to celebrate, they're taking part in a class trip to Rome, Italy. Eager to celebrate their new maturity as high school students, Lizzie and her pals hope to live it up in one of Europe's most fabled cities, but fate has something more spectacular in store for Lizzie. Lizzie discovers that she bears a striking resemblance to Isabella, an Italian teen-pop idol famous for her duets with heart-throb Paolo -- so much so that when Paolo and Isabella have a falling out, he asks Lizzie to take Isabella's place for an upcoming concert. Lizzie, however, isn't sure she feels comfortable stepping into the spotlight, and is even less sure about the way she feels about Paolo, who makes no secret of his infatuation with her. Things don't get any simpler for Lizzie when ... Written by Rachel Barlow

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Rated PG for mild thematic elements | See all certifications »

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2 May 2003 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Ciao Lizzie!  »

Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,338,755 (USA) (2 May 2003)

Gross:

$42,672,630 (USA) (8 August 2003)
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Trivia

Mr. Escobar jokes that the class president contracted the Ebola virus. The first Ebola outbreak in America occurred 11 years after the release of this film. See more »

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Quotes

Gordo: [Isabella stands opposite Lizzie, and Gordo is freaked out by the resemblance] Freaky, huh?
Lizzie: Way freaky!
Isabella: [in her Italian accent] Way, *way* freaky!
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Shining Star
Written by Maurice White, Philip Bailey, and Larry Dunn
Performed by Jump5
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A good ending to the Lizzie TV Series
23 February 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

My girls are 8 and 5, are fans of the Lizzie TV show, and they love this movie. It's funny, exciting, inspiring and sweet. I don't know how many times I've had to rewind the last music scene for them to watch and dance to. The soundtrack is very good with a large variety of artists and music styles. This is one "kid" movie I enjoy watching even though I've already seen it again and again. Hilary Duff is very convincing in this roll, and the rest of the cast do a great job, esp. "Miss Ungermyer" and "Matt" are very funny. This is a great ending to the Lizzie TV Series. I would recommend this movie to anyone who likes the "Lizzie" series, young girls from five to fifteen and anyone else not too "cool" to watch a fun lighthearted movie. Great "pajama party" movie.


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