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Alice Upside Down (2007)

Still mourning the death of her mother a few years back, Alice McKinley finds her life seriously disrupted when her father Ben buys a store and moves her and her older brother Lester to a ... See full summary »

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Alice McKinley
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Ben McKinley
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Lester McKinley
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Mrs. Plotkin
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Miss Cole (as Ashley Drane)
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Elizabeth
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Patrick
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Pamela
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Aunt Sally
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Kelly (as Jilanne Klaus)
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Loretta
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Mr. Edgecombe
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Mrs. Price
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Salesgirl
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Marilyn
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Still mourning the death of her mother a few years back, Alice McKinley finds her life seriously disrupted when her father Ben buys a store and moves her and her older brother Lester to a new town. In the painful throes of adolescence, Alice has a rough time adjusting to her new school, especially after she gets the stern Mrs. Plotkin as her core teacher. Feeling shy and isolated, Alice frequently escapes into a vivid fantasy life that occasionally gets her into hot water. But with a little unexpected help from Mrs. Plotkin, Alice learns not to judge by appearances or jump to conclusions. More importantly, she confronts her father over his inability to accept their loss and move on into the future. Written by breakdown

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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In the background of Alice's dream sequence of walking into school, you can see a bust of William McKinley. See more »

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Gotta Rock
Performed by Lucas Grabeel
Written by Margie Hauser, Dale Rosenbloom, and Eliot Sloan
Produced by Eliot Sloan
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Man are you guys critical. You remind me of Aunt Sally!
13 September 2008 | by (Nashville, TN) – See all my reviews

I'm giving this a 10 not because it was Lawrence of Arabia or some earth-shattering, life-altering drama, but for two reasons: 1) to counterbalance the snobs who gave it a low rating, and 2) because for what it is, it was really good. Yes, it could be a Saturday morning Disney Channel show. Yes, it reminded me of Lizzie McGuire or That's So Raven and other programs of that genre. But folks, that's what it's supposed to be! Why are you trashing it when it is so obviously not trying to compete for an Oscar? I'm a middle-aged father and watched this with my son. We both thoroughly enjoyed it. Penny Marshall was a an unexpected delight.I've never seen the Stoner girl before, or most of the cast for that matter, but thought they were all very talented. No--I haven't read the book that people mention on the boards, so I don't know if was faithful or not. Does it really matter? It had well-defined characters, good interaction and lots of momentum. I'm a professional musician and I even liked the soundtrack. This movie presented a believable story about commonly shared family circumstances (okay...for middle-class white kids) treated with humor and respect. Funny, good acting, cute kids, no cursing or stupid sexual jokes, and valuable messages for teens. So, I guess I had more than two reasons for giving it a 10!


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