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Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior (2006)

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A Californian teenager learns that she is the reincarnation of a legendary female warrior destined to protect the world.

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It is the story of an average, popular American teenager named Wendy Wu who discovers that in order to win the coveted crown she must first learn the way of the warrior. Wendy Wu has a one track mind, and that track leads directly to the title of homecoming queen -- no unscheduled stops, and no unnecessary detours. When a mysterious Chinese monk named Shen arrives to mold Wendy into a fearless kung fu warrior, however, her royal aspirations suddenly jump the track as she desperately attempts to juggle her boyfriend, her homework, and of course, the fierce competition to become homecoming queen. Now, as Wendy begins to train her mind, body, and spirit in the ancient tradition of the martial arts and her inner warrior gradually begins to emerge, the girl who once obsessed over popularity finally begins to put that popularity into perspective as she gradually realizes what truly matters in life. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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16 June 2006 (USA)  »

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$6,000,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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Shot entirely in Auckland, New Zealand on a low budget of $6,000,000 See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Shen is seen walking down the road as he tries to hitch a lift, you can see all the cars are driving on the right side of the road. However, in some background shots you can see the traffic moving on the left side of the road as it is supposed to in New Zealand where the film is shot. See more »

Quotes

Austin: [Walks up] Hey, babe. I thought that we were going to meet earlier to do some campaigning? I thought we were in this to win?
[Looks at her]
Austin: Uh...
[Groans]
Austin: I told you to wear the peach shirt, it looks SO great with this shirt!
Wendy Wu: I'm sorry.
[sighs]
Wendy Wu: I've just been spending a lot of time with Shen.
[Looks at Shen then back to Austin]
Austin: Him? I'm your boyfriend, not him!
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Connections

References Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Not That Girl
Written by Eddie Galan
Performed by Brenda Song
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pretty good
17 June 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

this movie is OK definitely not one of the best DCOM but it was pretty good some parts were very immature and kinda stupid i rate this movie a 7 a little over average because of the moral it sent was pretty good

finally a movie with a different culture i understand gotta kick it up was also a different culture but using the actual history was very different or Disney channel overall was not a bad movie,not as good as i was hoping but not horrible:-)

i definitely have to say the best part was toward the end when Wendy learns that there are more important things than becoming homecoming queen and when she saves shin she learns to sacrifice was a very good lesson

the casting was very good Brenda did a nice job

the last line about the cappuccino was a little dumb i think they should have ended differently but i definitely enjoyed this movie and if you haven't seen it i wouldn't say you should put it on top of your "to see"list but definitely think about seeing it!:-)


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