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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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Lizzie / Isabella
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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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From ordinary girl to international pop star. See more »


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Rated PG for mild thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

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

Isabella Parigi's singing voice is by Haylie Duff, Hilary Duff's sister, dubbing over her sister's voice. See more »

Goofs

When Lizzie says goodbye to her mom the second time, her braid switches from being in front of her shoulders to behind her shoulders. See more »

Quotes

Miss Ungermeyer: You tell us where Lizzie is or this deck is gonna catch some serious air!
Ethan: Well it's possible that she's at the Italian Music Video Awards doubling for the Italian pop star Isabella who's like totally her twin.
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Ethan: Why does everyone always look at me like that?
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Soundtracks

Up Where We Belong
Written by Jack Nitzsche, Buffy Sainte-Marie, and Will Jennings (as Wilbur Jennings)
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Surprisingly good
13 August 2003 | by (Richmond, Virginia) – See all my reviews

I rented this movie instead of seeing it in the theaters, because I expected a simple little teen romance film. It has romance, but it had a surprisingly better story than I expected. I actually, went back and watched the final sequences over again. The movie appears a straight forward and pleasant film until just before the end when you get hit by a very unexpected twist. I'm old enough to play Lizzie's dad and yet throughly enjoyed this film, it's not just a teen date film.


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