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Writers:
Janeen Damian (written by)
Michael Damian (written by)
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Release Date:
19 October 2007 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Sometimes Being Different Is The Best Way To Fit In. See more »
Plot:
The curiously named, Moondance Alexander is a spirited teen living with her eccentric mother. She is... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
6 wins & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Fine cliché family movie See more (7 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Kay Panabaker ... Moondance Alexander

Don Johnson ... Dante Longpre

Lori Loughlin ... Gelsey Alexander

James Best ... Buck McClancy

Sasha Cohen ... Fiona Hughes

Whitney Sloan ... Megan Montgomery

Joe Norman Shaw ... Ben Wilson
Aedan Tomney ... Josh Wilson

Greg Lawson ... Miles

Tom Carey ... Tom Wyman

Landon Liboiron ... Freddie

Julia Maxwell ... Rachel

Mimi Gianopulos ... Bella
Kirk Heuser ... Announcer
Brian Gromoff ... Judge Tyler
Jemma Blackwell ... Judge Harvey
Joyce Doolittle ... Rose
Tanya Dixon ... Shannon McGinnis
Chanel Sponchia ... Sara

David Haysom ... Anderson Guard
Heather Seagrave ... Aubry

Joe Cipriano ... Himself
Mike Weir ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Amanda Philipson ... Additional Voices
Picasso ... Checkers
Spook ... Checkers
Trigger ... Checkers

Directed by
Michael Damian 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Janeen Damian  written by
Michael Damian  written by

Produced by
Laurette Bourassa .... producer
Janeen Damian .... producer
Michael Damian .... producer
Brad Krevoy .... executive producer
Frank C. Muggia .... executive producer
Doug Steeden .... producer
 
Original Music by
Mark Thomas 
 
Cinematography by
Julien Eudes 
 
Film Editing by
Avril Beukes 
Bridget Durnford 
 
Casting by
Rhonda Fisekci 
 
Production Design by
Myron Hyrak 
 
Set Decoration by
Jim Murray 
 
Costume Design by
Carol Case 
 
Makeup Department
Tania El Zahr .... first assistant makeup artist
Cathy Olshaski .... key hair stylist
 
Production Management
Linda MacLean .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Alex Burnett .... second assistant director
Jesse Cooper .... second second assistant director
Cory Faulkner .... first assistant director
Jess Maldaner .... trainee assistant director
 
Art Department
Shelly Goldsack .... property master
Albert F. Seibert .... on-set dresser (as Albert Seibert)
 
Sound Department
Tyler Claridge .... adr recordist
Tyler Claridge .... sound effects editor
Kyle Clausen .... sound re-recording mixer
Lisa Hannan .... sound effects editor
Michael Kreple .... foley mixer
Wade Maude .... boom operator
Bryce Shonka .... sound effects editor
George Tarrant .... sound mixer
 
Visual Effects by
David Fred Masselink .... digital optical compositor
David Van Woert .... titles producer
David Van Woert .... visual effects producer
Leo Vezzali .... visual effects producer
 
Stunts
T.J. Bews .... horse wrangler
Kirk Jarrett .... stunt coordinator
Lori MacKay .... stunt performer
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David T. Brown .... still photographer
Nancy Klokocka .... dolly grip
Brett Manyluk .... steadicam operator
Ostap Toroshenko .... key grip
Martin Wilde .... gaffer
 
Casting Department
Chris Ippolito .... casting assistant
Kris Rurka .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Mary Hyde-Kerr .... costume set supervisor
 
Editorial Department
David Tai Bornoff .... additional editorial
Randy Coonfield .... video colorist
Flo Krisko .... colorist
Mato .... color timer
Scott Freeman .... on-line digitizer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Jorge Costa .... additional music editor
Tom Dalgety .... music scoring engineer
James Fitzpatrick .... music contractor
Jan Holzner .... score recording engineer
Alistair Primrose .... music preparation and score reader: recording session
Larry Weir .... music producer
Tom Weir .... score mixer
 
Other crew
Alan Abrams .... production legal
Tony Desmond .... key accountant
Jan Gillan .... first assistant accountant
Steven Hanulik .... assistant production coordinator
Cameron Macgowan .... production assistant
Allison Mella Strina .... business and legal affairs (as Allison J. Mella)
Jason Nolan .... assistant location manager
Ben Owens .... location manager
Kelly Stone .... production coordinator
 
Thanks
Michael Blakey .... the producers wish to thank
 

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Netherlands:94 min | USA:94 min
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Goofs:
Continuity: When Checkers gets up from colicing, Moondance doesn't have a lead rope on him, when it cuts back to her, a red lead rope is clipped onto Checkers' halter.See more »
Movie Connections:
References Super Size Me (2004)See more »
Soundtrack:
Call It A DaySee more »

FAQ

When will this movie be released in Australia?
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Fine cliché family movie, 7 June 2014
Author: SnoopyStyle

It's the start of summer. Moondance Alexander (Kay Panabaker) is the school outcast whose yearbook nobody wants to sign. She talks to her father's grave. Her eccentric artist mother Gelsey (Lori Loughlin) doesn't really understand. Then she finds a horse by the side of the road and names him Checkers. The horse is returned to Tumbleweed Stables and the grumpy Dante Longpre (Don Johnson). The horse is actually named Tinkerbell. Moondance exchanges work for riding the horse. All the girls are mean but popular Josh might just like her especially when Josh's dad starts dating Moondance's mom. Moondance thinks Checkers might be a good jumper and enters her into the Bow Valley Classic against all the mean girls.

This is a super sweet unsurprising cliché-filled family movie. I don't necessarily think there's anything wrong with that as long as it's done well. Don Johnson has the grumpy weary guy well in hand. Lori Loughlin could have been more flaky. At least she doesn't really fit the part. It's the super cute Kay Panabaker that makes this work. She's all hyper energy and willful joy. She is spunky enough to fill the whole movie with her energy. She is also a good enough actress to do the emotional moments too.

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