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Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2009)

TV Movie  |  TV-G  |   |  Adventure, Comedy, Drama  |  28 August 2009 (USA)
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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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Village Girl (as Gabriela Alejandra Rosario)
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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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Also Known As:

Die Zauberer vom Waverly Place - Der Film  »

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The first DCOM to receive a widescreen DVD transfer. See more »

Goofs

When Max takes the balloon and blows it up for Archie using magic he takes it into his right hand. But when he blows using magic it up it appears in his left hand. Then when they show an angle from behind Max the balloon is in his right hand again. Then when Max hands the balloon to Archie it is in his left hand. See more »

Quotes

Theresa Russo: Finish packing.
Alex Russo: [uses wand to pack] Done.
[Theresa gives her a look, so Alex uses wand to unpack]
Alex Russo: Undone. See what I just did there? It's called "lightening the mood"...
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During the end credits the screen is split with repeated scenes from the movie. See more »


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Magic
Performed by Meaghan Martin
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much better than expected
28 August 2009 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This was a very good movie. Disney as I remember it kinda, I grew up on Disney films and lets face it they've fallen off in the last decade or so. But anyways back to the movie, while you've seen the plot many times before it still kept you wondering. The acting was superb, Jake T Austin does much better than expected in a role where he could have been a cliché, Selena Gomez and David Henrie were beyond convincing in their roles, their scenes together were my favorite! While the brother/sister relationship was in tact you could see that they ginuinely love and care for each other and credit goes to Ms. Gomez and Mr. Henrie for that. After seeing this I wonder what they will do next both have good careers ahead of them if they play their cards right. Their scenes were just so natural. Credit also goes to Mr. David Deluise and Maria Berrero (sorry forgot her name), the chemistry between the family makes you believe that they are really a tight nit family. To David Deluise your icon of a father would be proud of you for this performance. Hope they expand on the characters in the future and go for a feature film I would see it.


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