The Wizards Return: Alex vs. Alex

Movie review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 7+

Dueling personalities clash in likable series follow-up.

NR 2013 59 minutes

Parents say

age 10+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 7 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 12+

I loved this movie!

With the exception of the hot and muscular Italian stud in the white tank top (who seems to bring out some degree of sexuality in Theresa Russo), the movie is safe to watch. It's fun, entertaining and humorous as the TV show. So go ahead and let your kids watch it.
age 8+

A mediocre story, but a must watch for long time fans

It's a must watch for long time fans of the show, it offers a good closure. However, if you're not a fan or if you haven't seen the show before, it's not recommended. David Henrie wasn't in the movie, so that was one of the major disappointments, however the story itself isn't that bad. The lesson that it teaches is surprising, as Alex was never the best Disney role-model, but she is the most relatable. It's a nice story of liking yourself for who you are, rather than who others want you to be. The best part of the movie would have to be the action sequence, it's surprisingly very different than what we've got in the past. The spells resemble something from Harry Potter (admittedly on a much lower budget scale), the fighting actually involved hand-to-hand combat, and was actually very well choreographed.

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