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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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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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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

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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:

Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie 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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Did You Know?

Trivia

More than 350 special effects were used in the film. See more »

Goofs

When Justin crashes into Alex the line of shade is about even with the sand castle. But when she lands on the sand castle the shade line is past Justin who is a ways back from the sand castle. See more »

Quotes

Theresa Russo: You know its where your father and I first met each other...
Alex Russo: She's going to tell it!
Justin Russo: Mom, please don't tell it.
Theresa Russo: Did I ever tell you that story?
Max Russo: Aaand, she's telling it.
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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

Referenced in Wizards of Waverly Place: Wiz Pix (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Magic
Written by Dave Paton
Performed by Selena Gomez
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Best Disney Movie Ever!!!!!
29 August 2009 | by JoshPetroSee all my reviews

This movie is best that I seen from Disney since the other ones are lame and/or stupid (not, Hatching Pete). I watched the movie last night on its premiere night and it was amazing. The whole cast is brilliant (Selena Gomez, David Henrie, Jake T. Austin, David DeLuise, and Maria Canals-Barrera), especially Selena and David (Justin), I love their characters. One of the reasons why I like this movie is because they get to use magic to their full extent (much better than the series). Another thing why I liked the movie is because it's my favorite show on Disney (so I'm going to watch it), and then Hannah Montana and that's about it. Also there special effects are so good, better than what Disney does, even though 2 or 3 scenes were bad, but over all it was great. So I'm going to watch it on Saturday and Sunday for behind-the-scenes special effects on Saturday and Sunday sneak peeks to Season 3.


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