Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior

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    Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior (TV Movie)

    Aired 6/16/06

  • Cast & Crew
  • Brenda Song

    Wendy Wu

  • Susan Chuang

    Nina Wu

  • Tsai Chin

    Grandma Wu

  • Justin Chon

    Peter Wu

  • James Gaylyn

    Mr. Medina

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  • show Description
  • Wendy Wu is a popular teenage girl who is only trying to become homecoming queen. But when the evil Yan Lo appears, and Buddhist monk Shen arrives on her doorstep, Wendy is thrust into a series of events that eventually motivate her to change Shen's horrific destiny - to perish while helping her defeat Yan Lo.

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (30)

    • Peter: Hey Shen... does it get cold under your robe, dude?

    • [on Chinese culture] Nina Wu: We never cared about this kind of thing when we were young. Kenny Wu: I know. "Everybody Wang Chung tonight" was as cultural as we got.

    • Shen: You know, I really hate those mooncakes. Let's get a cappuchino. Wendy: Wait - let's go this way.

    • Wendy: Shen, are you okay? Shen: I'm not too crazy about the pain, but I'll be okay.

    • Wendy: Move you big idiots!

    • Wendy: Tell Shen I'm sorry. Maybe next time. Mr. Nunan: There won't be a next time. He's gone to battle. Wendy: Alone?

    • (Many girls scream) Shen: Wendy! Toilet is safe to use now.

    • Wendy: (Takes off her protective necklaces and throws it in her teachers' [AKA the monks] laps) I think you guys need this.

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    Notes (32)

    • This has been the only DCOM of 2006 to not have a song or music video designed specifically for the movie. In fact, the only song even played on the film, Will it Go Round in Circles was borrowed from the That's So Raven Too! soundtrack. Cow Belles allowed Aly and A.J. to create a music video for On the Ride, Read it and Weep had a music video for it's original song, On the Outside Looking In and High School Muscial and Cheetah Girls 2 played musical scenes from the movies. Return to Holloweentown had a song by Jesse McCartney called Right Where You Want Me.

    • It is clear that Wendy likes Shen more than a friend, when they are in the party and the girl kisses Shen.

    • Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior is apart of Disney Channel's So Hot Summer. It was released at the beginning of June, and it was the first DCOM to premiere for the So Hot Summer.

    • Yan Lo controls these people in this order: the security guard, Peter, the dog, Mr. Nunan, Mr. Garibay, Mr. Tobias, Tori, Jessica.

    • The 8 stone warriors at the end are 8 of the famous Chinese artifacts, the Terra Cotta Warriors.

    • The snake possesses Coach Gibbs, the crane possesses Mr. Tobias, the tiger possesses Mr. Garibay, and the leopard possesses Mr. Nunan.

    • Shen loves chocolate.

    • Apparently, Yan Lo is able to possess humans in order to survive.

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    Trivia (14)

    • Wendy told Shen that the only evil in her life is Jessica Dawson and her history teacher.

    • During the scene where Wendy is blocking the soccer balls kicked by Principal Nunan, all of the soccer balls are computer animated.

    • Yan Lo gets stronger every ninety years.

    • Wendy's great-grandmother almost failed.

    • Wendy is thrown off her feet during battle with Yan-Lo, and sees her grandmother, who tells her to put on her great-grandmother's dress. Two seconds later, Wendy turns around with the dress on.

    • At Wendy's school, you must have a C average or above to participate in extracurricular activities.

    • Sally Martin, the actress who played one of Wendy's friends, Tori, has also played on Power Rangers Ninja Storm as the blue wind ranger and shared the same name (Tori).

    • Wendy Wu is arch-rivals with Jessica Dawson.

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    Allusions (4)

    • Lisa's, one of Wendy's friends, boyfriend's name is Cody. Cody is the name of a character from another show Brenda Song is in, The Suite Life of Zack and Cody.

    • Wendy mentions "the Temple of Doom"; an obvious reference to the movie Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.

    • Many of the action scenes in this movie were similar to the style of action scenes the show "Power Rangers" uses; lots of slow motion and fast motion.

    • Throughout the movie, characters make references to many adventure movies such as Star Wars.

  • Fan Reviews (21)
  • Another stupid teen movie centered around being "popular" and wanting to be Homecoming Queen

    By hellothere1234, Mar 16, 2014

  • I love this movie!

    By NinjaSkillz57, Aug 18, 2008

  • Not as good as i thought

    By ger5632, Apr 30, 2008

  • The best movie I have ever seen.

    By Kadodian, Nov 07, 2007

  • I've seen some pretty bad movies by Disney lately, but this one is almost as horrible as High School Musical

    By god234, Sep 29, 2007