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Melissa has a bad case of sibling rivalry, only her competition is a fictional character in her father's best-selling novel about a teenage super spy. When her father is "dadnapped" by a ... See full summary »

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Alan Silberberg
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emily Osment ... Melissa Morris
David Henrie ... Wheeze
Jason Earles ... Merv
Jonathan Keltz ... Trip Zoome
Moises Arias ... Andre
Denzel Whitaker ... Sheldon
Charles Halford ... Skunk
Phill Lewis ... Maurice Legarche
George Newbern ... Neal Morris
Jennifer Stone ... Debbie (voice)
Seth Packard ... Sammy
Brandon Luke Bringhurst Brandon Luke Bringhurst ... Fan Guy
Trevor Snarr ... Bobby-O
Kenda Benward ... Suzie
Bryson Kuan Bryson Kuan ... Pizza Driver
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Melissa has a bad case of sibling rivalry, only her competition is a fictional character in her father's best-selling novel about a teenage super spy. When her father is "dadnapped" by a group of overzealous fans, it's up to Melissa to help him by tapping her inner superhero. Written by Dadnapped

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TV-G
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 February 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Apurablók See more »

Filming Locations:

Magna, Utah, USA See more »

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Budget:

$4,500,000 (estimated)
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Salty Pictures See more »
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Stereo

Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

It was one of the movies that was put on hold due to the writer's strike. See more »

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After going through the car wash Melissa's hair is straightened, it goes from straight to curled and back again throughout the rest of the movie. See more »

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References Nim's Island (2008) See more »

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Everybody is kind of annoying
1 March 2014 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Melissa Morris (Emily Osment) wants to get the attention of her preoccupied best selling author father Neil (George Newbern) during their vacation. She is constantly talking to her father hero character Tripp Zoome (Jonathan Keltz). Then Neil gets kidnapped by his super fans Wheeze (David Henrie), Andre (Moises Arias), and Sheldon (Denzel Whitaker). Next she and her dad gets kidnapped by brothers Maurice (Phill Lewis) and Skunk (Charles Halford) who want Neil to fix their book. There is also hotel manager Merv (Jason Earles).

It's a cheap Disney production with their stars of the moment. There is a lot of complaining from the daughter Melissa. And her imaginary conversations are kind of annoying. In fact, everybody is annoying to some degree. The dad isn't that appealing either. After they reunite, the father daughter relationship could develop better. But nothing could really save this mess.


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