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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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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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The Only Risk In Taking An Adventure Is Not Taking It At All. See more »


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Rated PG for mild thematic elements | See all certifications »

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2 May 2003 (USA)  »

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Ciao Lizzie!  »

Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$17,338,755 (USA) (4 May 2003)

Gross:

$42,672,630 (USA) (10 August 2003)
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Trivia

Lalaine was offered to reprise her role as Miranda for the movie, but she turned it down to pursue her music career. See more »

Goofs

Gordon tries to cover up for Lizzie throughout the movie. Near the end, Gordon tells Mrs. Ungermeyer that he was the one sneaking around. Gordon was with the field trip the whole time, so how could Mrs. Ungermeyer believe that Gordon was sneaking? See more »

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[Lizzie and Gordo are at the Trevi Fountain in Rome where it is customary to make a wish]
Lizzie: Make a wish.
Gordo: I'm in Rome with my best friend. I'm good.
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Underrated
24 March 2008 | by (London, U.K.) – See all my reviews

Why is the rating for this movie only 4.8/10? Yeah, it's not exactly first-class entertainment, but it definitely deserves at least a 7/10. It's good, clean fun, and very entertaining for children and adults alike. It's Lizzie McGuire (probably the only decent programme on the Disney Channel - oh why did they stop it?) and her pals having an adventure in Italy! But whilst this is just an ordinary Roman history trip for everyone else, Lizzie gets whisked away to stardom when she meets Italian popstar, Paolo Valisari. Full of friendship problems, other catastrophes, Matt and Melina's usual (international) shenanigans and a little bit of (clean) romance, the Lizzie McGuire movie fails not to entertain. It's the perfect film to watch on a rainy day (or whilst driving through hot, remote areas of Turkey in a coach - that's how I watched it).


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