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Zapped (2014)

When Zoey's mom remarries, Zoey finds it hard adjusting to her new life - no longer the only kid in the family.

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Peter DeLuise

Writers:

Leslie Margolis (based on the novel "Boys Are Dogs" by), Billy Eddy (teleplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zendaya ... Zoey Stevens
Chanelle Peloso ... Rachel Todds
Spencer Boldman ... Jackson Kale
Emilia McCarthy ... Taylor Dean
Adam DiMarco ... Adam Thompson
William Ainscough ... Ben
Aleks Paunovic ... Ted
Lucia Walters ... Jeannie Stevens
Jedidiah Goodacre ... Tripp
Louriza Tronco ... Yuki
Conner Cowie Conner Cowie ... Zach
Samuel Patrick Chu ... Charlie
Zachary Gibson ... Short Dork Dancer
Nicholas Lydiate Nicholas Lydiate ... Tall Dork Dancer
Christine Willes ... Principal Mumford
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Storyline

Sixteen-year-old Zoey Stevens, a skilled dancer and straight-A student, is having a hard time adjusting to a new high school, a new and klutzy dance squad, a new step-dad, three new rowdy step-brothers and an unruly dog, but things change when a dog training app on her smart phone begins to somehow control all the boys around her. Written by Anonymous

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Comedy | Family | Fantasy

Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 June 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Trivia

This is Zendaya's 2nd Disney Channel Original Movie. The first one being Frenemies (2012). See more »

Goofs

During Zoey's first "date" with Jackson, she is wearing pale pink lipstick. When he's walking her home, the lipstick is much darker. See more »

Quotes

Taylor Dean: I don't like to laugh out loud because I believe it's a sign of weakness; but, just so you know, in my head I am laughing right now. I'm laughing so hard, I'm literally throwing up in my own brain.
Yuki: Total brain hurl.
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There is an extra scene, after the credits roll. See more »

Connections

References Scarface (1983) See more »

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Go For It
Written by Renald Francoeur
Performed by Renald Francoeur
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Flopped terribly!
4 February 2017 | by Reno-RanganSee all my reviews

I did not know why there was so much hate on this film. I never give any preference to those criticisms. Instead, I always prefer taking chances and that's how I saw this film. I was not expecting much. Like usual any Disney films, I thought it would be fun, but my prediction went totally wrong. I am really sorry to join those criticisers, but this film is the worst I have seen in many years. Seeing the bad films are part of my watch, but I never expected this low. The last time I rated this low probably half a decade ago.

There's nothing much different in the story comparing with other Disney films such as the recent 'Adventures in Babysitting' and 'The Swap'. But those films fared decently, while this one was utterly crap. Firstly, the cast was unbelievable. It was totally a disaster, including the lead, Zendaya. The only bright spot was the Chanelle Peloso.Especially the mean girl was very annoying. Not as a character, but as an actor with her character execution.

The film was based on the book called 'Boys are Dogs'. But the narration was very slow in the film, it took forever between each scene. Only by dragging the film got past the 90 minutes, otherwise it is an hour long film. Only her fans might enjoy it. Not even the little kids or the grown-ups would do that, so I totally recommend to stay away from it. I never used such words that I wrote here for my reviews. I regret for that, but the fact remains that the film is not good, not even average, only very bad.

2/10


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