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Moondance Alexander

Moondance Alexander
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Directed by Michael Damian
Produced by Brad Krevoy
Written by Janeen Damian
Starring Kay Panabaker
Don Johnson
Lori Loughlin
Distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
Release date(s) October, 2007
Country 22x20px United States
Language English

Moondance Alexander is a comedy/drama directed by Michael Damian and written by Janeen Damian. The film was released in North America in October, 2007. The story is set in Colorado and is based on actual events from the life of Janeen Damian. It stars Kay Panabaker as the title character and Lori Loughlin as her eccentric mother. They previously worked together in Summerland as aunt and niece.


Moondance (Kay Panabaker) is faced with another uneventful summer until she discovers a lost pinto pony named Checkers who has jumped out of his paddock. Although Moondance returns the horse to his rightful owner, the gruff and mysterious Dante Longpre (Don Johnson), she is convinced that Checkers is a champion jumper in disguise and is determined to help him realize his full potential. Moondance manages to talk Dante into training her and Checkers for the Bow Valley Classic and despite the criticism of her rival (Sasha Cohen); discovers that perseverance, loyalty and individuality can land you in the winner's circle.


  • Kay Panabaker as Moondance Alexander
  • Don Johnson as Dante Longpre
  • Lori Loughlin as Gelsey Alexander
  • James Best as McClancy
  • Sasha Cohen as Fiona Hughes
  • Whitney Sloan as Megan Montgomery
  • Joe Norman Shaw as Ben Wilson
  • Aedan Tomney as Josh Wilson
  • Mimi Gianopoulos as Bella

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