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The Lizzie McGuire Movie (2003)

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Lizzie McGuire has graduated from middle school and takes a trip to Rome, Italy with her class. And what was supposed to be only a normal trip, becomes a teenager's dream come true.

Director:

Jim Fall
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Hilary Duff ... Lizzie / Isabella
Adam Lamberg ... Gordo
Hallie Todd ... Jo
Robert Carradine ... Sam
Jake Thomas ... Matt
Ashlie Brillault ... Kate
Clayton Snyder ... Ethan
Alex Borstein ... Miss Ungermeyer
Yani Gellman ... Paolo
Brendan Kelly ... Sergei
Carly Schroeder ... Melina
Daniel Escobar Daniel Escobar ... Mr. Escobar
Jody Racicot ... Giorgio
Peter Kelamis ... Dr. Comito
Terra C. MacLeod ... Franca
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Storyline

Teen queen Lizzie McGuire grows up a bit and hits the big screen in this comedy drama, based on the popular Disney Network series. Lizzie McGuire and her best friends Kate, Gordo, and Ethan have just graduated from middle school, and to celebrate, they're taking part in a class trip to Rome, Italy. Eager to celebrate their new maturity as high school students, Lizzie and her pals hope to live it up in one of Europe's most fabled cities, but fate has something more spectacular in store for Lizzie. Lizzie discovers that she bears a striking resemblance to Isabella, an Italian teen-pop idol famous for her duets with heart-throb Paolo -- so much so that when Paolo and Isabella have a falling out, he asks Lizzie to take Isabella's place for an upcoming concert. Lizzie, however, isn't sure she feels comfortable stepping into the spotlight, and is even less sure about the way she feels about Paolo, who makes no secret of his infatuation with her. Things don't get any simpler for Lizzie when ... Written by Rachel Barlow

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Lizze McGuire goes to Rome. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Lalaine was offered to reprise her role as Miranda for the movie, but she turned it down to pursue her music career. See more »

Goofs

At graduation, Kate shames Lizzie for wearing the same dress she apparently wore to the spring fling. However, in the Lizzie McGuire TV series, Lizzie was banned from attending this dance. See more »

Quotes

Isabella: [holding up a tabloid picture] Who is this girl? I've been on the island this whole time...
Gordo: [crawls underneath the mob] I can explain. That's my friend, Lizzie McGuire.
[He is dragged up to his feet by two security guards]
Isabella: [to security guards] Put him down, put him down.
[looks around, turns to Gordo]
Isabella: We need to talk... in private.
[pulls him away]
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Connections

Referenced in Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Ding Dong (2020) See more »

Soundtracks

Open Your Eyes (To Love)
Written by David Friedman
Produced by Robbie Buchanan
Performed by LMNT
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Underrated
24 March 2008 | by onurishSee all my reviews

Why is the rating for this movie only 4.8/10? Yeah, it's not exactly first-class entertainment, but it definitely deserves at least a 7/10. It's good, clean fun, and very entertaining for children and adults alike. It's Lizzie McGuire (probably the only decent programme on the Disney Channel - oh why did they stop it?) and her pals having an adventure in Italy! But whilst this is just an ordinary Roman history trip for everyone else, Lizzie gets whisked away to stardom when she meets Italian popstar, Paolo Valisari. Full of friendship problems, other catastrophes, Matt and Melina's usual (international) shenanigans and a little bit of (clean) romance, the Lizzie McGuire movie fails not to entertain. It's the perfect film to watch on a rainy day (or whilst driving through hot, remote areas of Turkey in a coach - that's how I watched it).


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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

2 May 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lizzie in Rome See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$17,338,755, 4 May 2003

Gross USA:

$42,734,455

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$55,534,455
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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

DTS (DTS HD Master Audio 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| Dolby Digital (Dolby Digital 5.1) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| SDDS (8 channels) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)| D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1 (D-Cinema prints) (5.1 Surround Sound) (5.1)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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