5.4/10
5,111
34 user 6 critic

Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior (2006)

Trailer
2:02 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $3.99 on Prime Video

ON DISC
A Californian teenager learns that she is the reincarnation of a legendary female warrior destined to protect the world.

Director:

John Laing
Reviews

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Twitches Too (TV Movie 2007)
Drama | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

After using their powers to battle the forces of darkness, the sisters settle down to lead normal lives. However, the discovery that their biological father may not be dead, but residing in New York, causes confusion for the pair.

Director: Stuart Gillard
Stars: Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Kristen Wilson
Twitches (TV Movie 2005)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Two teen witches who were separated at birth and were adopted by two different families meet on their 21st birthday and must use their powers to save the world in which they were born, where their birth mother still lives.

Director: Stuart Gillard
Stars: Tia Mowry-Hardrict, Tamera Mowry-Housley, Kristen Wilson
Jump In! (TV Movie 2007)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

A teenager is pressured by his father to become a boxer - but a local girl introduces him to the very different sport of rope-jumping.

Director: Paul Hoen
Stars: Corbin Bleu, Keke Palmer, David Reivers
Cow Belles (TV Movie 2006)
Comedy | Family | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

In order to learn how to be responsible, two wealthy teen sisters are forced to work in the family business by their exasperated father. When company funds goes missing, it's up to the girls to save the day.

Director: Francine McDougall
Stars: Aly Michalka, AJ Michalka, Jack Coleman
Cadet Kelly (TV Movie 2002)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A fashion-conscious youngster is horrified when she is forced to move to military school.

Director: Larry Shaw
Stars: Hilary Duff, Christy Carlson Romano, Gary Cole
The Cheetah Girls 2 (TV Movie 2006)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

The girl group return for more adventures, this time traveling to Spain to take part in a music festival.

Director: Kenny Ortega
Stars: Raven-Symoné, Adrienne Houghton, Sabrina Bryan
Minutemen (TV Movie 2008)
Adventure | Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A comedy/sci-fi/adventure about three high school kids who invent a 10 minute time machine to spare others just like them from the humiliation they've endured.

Director: Lev L. Spiro
Stars: Jason Dolley, Luke Benward, Nicholas Braun
Hatching Pete (TV Movie 2009)
Comedy | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

When Cleatus can't play the school mascot, Pete has to secretly do the job.

Director: Stuart Gillard
Stars: Jason Dolley, Mitchel Musso, Tiffany Thornton
The Cheetah Girls (TV Movie 2003)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

Four teens aim to take the world by storm with their music.

Director: Oz Scott
Stars: Raven-Symoné, Adrienne Houghton, Kiely Williams
Read It and Weep (TV Movie 2006)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A shy and retiring high school student develops a peculiar alter ego that changes her life forever.

Director: Paul Hoen
Stars: Kay Panabaker, Danielle Panabaker, Alexandra Krosney
Go Figure (TV Movie 2005)
Comedy | Drama | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

A teenager dreams of becoming a champion ice-skater, and soon discovers a top Russian instructor is working at a nearby private school.

Director: Francine McDougall
Stars: Jordan Danger, Whitney Sloan, Cristine Rose
Den Brother (TV Movie 2010)
Family | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A high school hockey player forced to lead his sister's Girl Guide troop.

Director: Mark L. Taylor
Stars: Hutch Dano, Genevieve Hannelius, Vicki Lewis
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brenda Song ... Wendy Wu
Shin Koyamada ... Shen
Susan Chuang ... Nina
Justin Chon ... Peter
Michael David Cheng ... Kenny
Andy Fischer-Price ... Austin
Ellen Woglom ... Jessica
Tsai Chin ... Grandma
James Gaylyn ... Mr. Medina
Michael Saccente Michael Saccente ... Mr. Garibay
Sally Stockwell Sally Stockwell ... Coach Gibbs
Timothy Raby Timothy Raby ... Mr. Tobias (as Tim Raby)
Anna Hutchison ... Lisa
Sally Martin ... Tory
Geoff Dolan ... Security Guard (as Geoffrey Dolan)
Edit

Storyline

It is the story of an average, popular American teenager named Wendy Wu who discovers that in order to win the coveted crown she must first learn the way of the warrior. Wendy Wu has a one track mind, and that track leads directly to the title of homecoming queen -- no unscheduled stops, and no unnecessary detours. When a mysterious Chinese monk named Shen arrives to mold Wendy into a fearless kung fu warrior, however, her royal aspirations suddenly jump the track as she desperately attempts to juggle her boyfriend, her homework, and of course, the fierce competition to become homecoming queen. Now, as Wendy begins to train her mind, body, and spirit in the ancient tradition of the martial arts and her inner warrior gradually begins to emerge, the girl who once obsessed over popularity finally begins to put that popularity into perspective as she gradually realizes what truly matters in life. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Pretty. Tough.


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Disney's Official Site

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Mandarin | Cantonese

Release Date:

16 June 2006 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior See more »

Filming Locations:

Auckland, New Zealand See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior is the seventh Disney Channel Original Movie to receive a TV-PG rating after Tiger Cruise. There was even a disclaimer for it when the DCOM premiered. See more »

Goofs

In the scene where Shen is seen walking down the road as he tries to hitch a lift, you can see all the cars are driving on the right side of the road. However, in some background shots you can see the traffic moving on the left side of the road as it is supposed to in New Zealand where the film is shot. See more »

Quotes

Wendy Wu: [seeing the stone warriors with Shen] Jessica? Why didn't you guys tell me it was her? I would have been here yesterday!
Shen: [trapped by the warrior] About ten minutes ago would have been nice too.
See more »

Connections

Featured in Disneycember: Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Not That Girl
Written by Eddie Galan
Performed by Brenda Song
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Very Entertaining Martial Arts Film for Young Viewers
27 November 2008 | by 3xHCCHSee all my reviews

The theme of Chinese marital arts on a Disney Original Movie caught the attention of my kids. I watched it with them last night when it was replayed. I also got hooked and entertained with the way the story developed. It was very interesting to see an Asian-American character as the girl to beat to become Homecoming Queen. She was frankly quite annoying in those scenes where she was trying her darnedest to shake off the Buddhist monk Shen, but the light mood of the whole movie made it tolerable. The scenes where Shen involved Wendy's teachers during training and the climactic fight were very action-packed yet with a sense of humor. You are willing just to overlook those impossible scenes (like how Wendy changed into her Chinese fighting garb at the museum that her Grandma brought for her, among many others). Oh well, it is all in good fun!


2 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 34 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed