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Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2009)

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A young wizard conjures a spell that puts her family in jeopardy.

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Jazmín Caratini ...
The Bartender
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Greeter (as Marise Alvarez)
Bettina Mercado ...
Woman in Village #1
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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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28 August 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Die Zauberer vom Waverly Place - Der Film  »

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Trivia

The subway scene where we see the train from the platform was shot in Toronto, despite the series being based in New York. See more »

Goofs

When Justin was trapped in the quicksand, his left arm goes under and gets his sleeve all dirty. In another quick shot, his arm is above the dirt and the sleeve is clean. The next shot, his arm is submerged and the sleeve is dirty again. See more »

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Harper: Can we slow this thing down?
Alex Russo: Yeaaah, no. When they put the tables in they must have taken the controls up. Don't worry, it's enchanted, it knows where it's going.
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Crazy Credits

At the beginning there is a street sign named "Waverly Place" with additional fade-ins "Disney Wizards of" and "The Movie" enclosed it, thus it results the title of this movie. See more »

Connections

Followed by The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex (2013) See more »

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This is a DCOM?
29 August 2009 | by See all my reviews

To be honest, I began watching this movie not expecting much... and I'm a pretty big fan of WOWP the show. I was under the impression that DCOMs were made to suck. I know a rare, rare few has had its' successes, but after trash like Camp Rock, I just do not expect much from these DCOMs anymore.

This movie was delightful to watch. This movie for once, actually had a plot. The scenery was beautiful, and the visual effects were actually not super shabby. I know it wasn't perfect, but definitely decent for a DCOM. The acting was definitely good. Selena was brilliant in this movie, and she outshines any other teen stars currently at Disney. Miley Cyrus can move out of the way for this amazing actress.

This is a movie for kids, teens, families and even older people who don't mind a cute, humorous, sweet adventure movie.

You'll enjoy it.


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