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Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior

By Lucy Maher, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Inventive movie that families can watch together.

Movie NR 2006 91 minutes
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Community Reviews

age 9+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 8+
age 13+

For teens and up

The story is around high school students so dating and breakups are discussed. Also some partying. Overall it is ok but not for kids below 13.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (10 ):

Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior has something for everyone. Parents will be pleased at the strong, loving partnership of Wendy's parents, while Shen and Wendy's deepening feelings will satisfy romantics. Finally, martial arts buffs will get their fill of expertly choreographed kung fu moves that saturate many scenes.

The characters are likeable and exhibit strong values (Wendy's grandmother lives with her parents and her brother), and in Wendy audiences will find a perfectly contemporary -- and relatable -- heroine. Wendy learns a valuable lesson when she must choose between upholding a family tradition and pursuing her dream of being homecoming queen.

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