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Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior (2006)

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

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John Laing
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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)
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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}

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Pretty. Tough.


Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »

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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 »

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Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Stereo | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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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

Obvious stunt double for Jessica, during the fight with Wendy. 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.
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Connections

References Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984) See more »

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Go (Jump! Mix)
Performed by Jupiter Rising
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Who knew Brenda Song could kick major butt?!
23 December 2006 | by beccad90See all my reviews

Brenda Song is probably best known for being London Tipton, the dimwitted daughter of a wealthy hotel owner in The Suite Life of Zach & Cody. She proves in this film she can do more than be a pretty face! She said in a behind the scenes documentary for this film that she took karate classes as a child (even though she wanted to do ballet) and the really paid off! She kicks major booty in this DCOM.

The Basic Plot: Wendy Wu (Song) is a young lady hopeful of being Homecoming queen, but it is not until a young monk (Shin Koyomada) reveals to her that she is part of a prophecy...and that an evil force has been released and it is her duty to bring it down...but Wendy will have to hang up her prom gown and her hopes of becoming homecoming queen as well...

This is unlike any DCOM I've ever seen! Amazing special effects and martial arts choreography. I give it and 8/10


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