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Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2009)

Teenage wizard Alex casts a spell that accidentally changes history so her parents never fell in love. She and her brothers face a race against time to put things right before they are erased from existence.

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When Alex ruins a family vacation by accidentally casting a horrible spell on her loved ones, Max works overtime to keep his parents from separating while Alex and Justin seek out the "Stone of Dreams" in a desperate race to reverse the curse. Written by Anonymous

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Family vacations can be tricky.


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28 August 2009 (USA)  »

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Die Zauberer vom Waverly Place - Der Film  »

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More than 350 special effects were used in the film. See more »

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When Alex and Justin are taking wind surfing lessons you see there parents whose shadows are facing towards the ocean. Then Right before Alex is crashed into by Justin if you freeze the frame you can see that Alex's shadow is parallel with the ocean. It is obvious the the parents were filmed at a separate time. See more »

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Justin Russo: Sticky note to self: "Do not forget to bring Sticky notes." Ahh!
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Written by Peter Neff
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Best DCOM EVER! Perfect for any age to enjoy and a great family film!
29 August 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Wow, is all I can say about this movie, it was the best DCOM movie I have ever seen, The movie gave a very good family outlook with many scenes showing how the three siblings missed their parents and how they were determined to get their parents to know them. The actors in this are just flat out fantastic, I really like the TV show, but when I watched this, all the actors seemed more geared up and prepared. The chemistry of all the actors really made me like this movie, Selena Gomez once again does a great job, and the scenes in the movie between David Henrie and Selena Gomez were just unbelievable, the way they acted in every scene together was just perfect.

When I first saw the promos for this movie, I was like, oh that sounds cool, but I didn't expect it to be so good. Although the plot was a recycled one that's been used by Disney a lot, the actors breathed a new life to it with all of their amazing performances, and the special effects( although not Hollywood picture perfect) they were amazing for a disneychannel movie.

And the ending scenes of the movie were great, and once the movie was done, I was satisfied,( something that usually doesn't happen when I watch a DCOM)


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