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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.

Director:

Lev L. Spiro

Writers:

Todd J. Greenwald (creator), Dan Berendsen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Selena Gomez ... Alex Russo
David Henrie ... Justin Russo
Jake T. Austin ... Max Russo
Jennifer Stone ... Harper
Maria Canals-Barrera ... Theresa Russo
David DeLuise ... Jerry Russo
Steve Valentine ... Archie
Xavier Torres Xavier Torres ... Javier
Jennifer Alden ... Giselle
Jazmín Caratini ... Bartender
Jonathan Dwayne Jonathan Dwayne ... Activities Director (as Johnathan Dwayne)
Marisé Alvarez ... Greeter (as Marise Alvarez)
Bettina Mercado Bettina Mercado ... Woman in Village #1
Veraalba Santa ... Woman in Village #2
Gabriela Rosario Gabriela Rosario ... Village Girl (as Gabriela Alejandra Rosario)
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Storyline

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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Family vacations can be tricky.


Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Official Sites:

Disney's Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 August 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Czarodzieje z Waverly Place: Film See more »

Filming Locations:

Puerto Rico See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

It's a Laugh Productions See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(TV)

Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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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 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 »

Quotes

Alex Russo: No, it's much more than that.
[Wishes]
Alex Russo: I want everything to be exactly the way it was.
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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 »


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I like this movie
28 December 2017 | by tiago_lima011See all my reviews

Amazing movie. Original. Fantastic. I know Justin and Alex are supposed to be close and siblingly in this movie, but at times they are heading into dangerous territory. Your vision may differ of course, but the closeness, well, a little unsual for a brother and sister. Maybe the actors are into each other a little too much. Alex is Alex as usually, not the perfect role model, but I think this makes the show and the movie the most interesting on that channel, I can barely call Disney. The rest was excellent.

Parents don't have to worry about the example that the rebellious teen sets for their own kids, since Alex eventually is forced to come to terms with her unpleasant behavior when she faces the possibility of life without her family. What's more, she learns important lessons in responsibility and self-confidence and improves her relationship with her brother after she sees things from his point of view. This upbeat, kid-friendly movie is a great choice for families of tweens and might even help get the ball rolling on discussions about topics like rules and respect.

I love it.


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