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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 Jazmín Caratini ... Bartender
Jonathan Dwayne Jonathan Dwayne ... Activities Director (as Johnathan Dwayne)
Marisé Álvarez ... 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 | DisneyNOW

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 »

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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

The second DCOM to receive a widescreen DVD transfer. See more »

Goofs

When Alex says "You want magic? There's your magic" as she mocks Justin, Max has a soda bottle in his hand. When he goes and volunteers to be in Archie's 'Magic Show', there is suddenly a straw in his soda bottle. See more »

Quotes

Harper: [excited] Are you guys gonna wear matching outfits?
[Alex gives her a look]
Harper: ... 'Cause that would be bad.
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits the screen is split with repeated scenes from the movie. See more »

Connections

Featured in Disneycember: Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2017) See more »

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Caribbean Breeze
Written by Peter Neff
Performed by Peter Neff
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This is a DCOM?
29 August 2009 | by VoiceofJusticeSee all my reviews

To be honest, I began watching this movie not expecting much... and I'm a pretty big fan of WOWP the show. I was under the impression that DCOMs were made to suck. I know a rare, rare few has had its' successes, but after trash like Camp Rock, I just do not expect much from these DCOMs anymore.

This movie was delightful to watch. This movie for once, actually had a plot. The scenery was beautiful, and the visual effects were actually not super shabby. I know it wasn't perfect, but definitely decent for a DCOM. The acting was definitely good. Selena was brilliant in this movie, and she outshines any other teen stars currently at Disney. Miley Cyrus can move out of the way for this amazing actress.

This is a movie for kids, teens, families and even older people who don't mind a cute, humorous, sweet adventure movie.

You'll enjoy it.


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