An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars

An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars

Director: Vince Marcello Cast: Jade Pettyjohn, Kerris Dorsey, Ian Ziering
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An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars

A promising young gymnast finds her high-flying goals getting in the way of her studies, and attempts to raise her grades with the help of a tutor while recovering from an injury in this inspirational story for the entire family. When McKenna Brooks (Jade Pettyjohn) is up on the balance beam, there's nothing she can't do. If she practices hard, there's a good chance she'll qualify for the regional competitive gymnastics team. Meanwhile, her grades are plummeting, prompting concern from her parents (Ian Ziering and Nia Vardalos) that she's spending too much time in the gym. Embarrassed by her teacher's suggestion for her to seek out a tutor, McKenna eventually finds the perfect person to help her get back on track in the classroom, but suffers a slight injury that means she'll have to be in a cast for eight weeks. Now, with just two months to get back on her feet, make the team, and improve her grades, the determined young gymnast discovers that anything is possible when you're family and friends are there to help pick you up.

Product Details

Release Date: 02/19/2013
UPC: 0025192126192
Original Release: 2012
Rating: NR
Source: Universal Studios
Region Code: 1
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 1:34:00
Sales rank: 45,549

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jade Pettyjohn McKenna Brooks
Kerris Dorsey Josie Myers
Ian Ziering Mr. Brooks
Nia Vardalos Mrs. Brooks
Cathy Rigby Isabelle Manning
Ysa Penarejo Actor

Technical Credits
Vince Marcello Director
Ellen L. Brothers Producer
Steven Brown Executive Producer
Debra Martin Chase Producer
Erin Falligant Co-producer
Gaylyn Fraiche Executive Producer
Stephanie Gorin Casting
Jim Heber Casting
Jon Joffin Cinematographer
Julianne Jordan Musical Direction/Supervision
Liz Lang Casting
Chris Lennertz Score Composer
Paul Millspaugh Editor
Jessica O'Toole Teleplay
Amy Rardin Teleplay
Marcia Ross Casting
Craig Sandells Production Designer
Tim Wynn Score Composer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars
1. Scene 1 [3:49]
2. Scene 2 [3:07]
3. Scene 3 [4:01]
4. Scene 4 [3:35]
5. Scene 5 [5:54]
6. Scene 6 [4:07]
7. Scene 7 [2:04]
8. Scene 8 [4:55]
9. Scene 9 [6:17]
10. Scene 10 [5:41]
11. Scene 11 [2:48]
12. Scene 12 [6:17]
13. Scene 13 [6:59]
14. Scene 14 [5:49]
15. Scene 15 [6:45]
16. Scene 16 [4:53]
17. Scene 17 [3:12]
18. Scene 18 [3:58]
19. Scene 19 [6:06]
20. Scene 20 [3:22]

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An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Hologram87 More than 1 year ago
We love this movie! It has a good message and it was fun to watch.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Two words: Little brat. This girl needs to be taught manners and respect for her parents!!!