Jett Jackson: The Movie

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Jett Jackson: The Movie
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Based on The Famous Jett Jackson
by Fracaswell Hyman
Written by Bruce Kalish
Directed by Shawn Levy
Starring Lee Thompson Young
Lindy Booth
Nigel Shawn Williams
Ryan Sommers Baum
Kerry Duff
Michael Ironside
Theme music composer Lawrence Shragge
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Producer(s) Kevin May
Bruce Kalish (executive)
Shawn Levy (executive)
Cinematography Yuri Yakubiw
Editor(s) Stephen Withrow
Running time 100 minutes
Original network Disney Channel
Original release June 8, 2001

Jett Jackson: The Movie is a 2001 American Disney Channel Original Movie based on the Disney Channel series The Famous Jett Jackson. It is the first Disney Channel Original Movie to be based on a Disney Channel Original Series.


Sixteen-year-old Jett Jackson’s role as the action hero "Silverstone" in his hit TV series has catapulted him to mega-stardom. But Jett’s finding it increasingly difficult to juggle the demands of show biz with school, family and friends. Then, a freak accident on the set causes Jett and his on-screen character Silverstone to trade places. Now, Jett must save the world from the clutches of the evil Dr. Kragg, while Silverstone faces his own challenge in Jett’s world: teenage life! With no script to follow, can Jett and Silverstone safely find their way back to the realities they knew?

Ultimately, Miz Coreta realizes the truth, telling Silverstone that she can tell who Jett is through his eyes. Silverstone returns to his world, where Artemis and Hawk have been captured by Kragg, and tells Jett to go home while he deals with Kragg and to destroy Kragg's machine that opens the portal when he gets there. Jett complies, but when he's about to destroy the machine, he's given the nearly finished script which reveals that Silverstone is going to be killed. (The decisions made in Silverstone's world are what is written for the script.)

Hawk and Artemis are trapped in a force-field cage, and Silverstone is about to be destroyed by a laser when Jett himself swings in and knocks down Kragg. Jett saves Silverstone and Silverstone frees Artemis and Hawk. Those two go after Kragg's goons and easily defeat them while Jett and Sliverstone team up against Kragg. Kragg disguises himself so he looks exactly like them but Silverstone remembers what Miz Coreta told him about how she was able to tell that Sliverstone was not Jett due to his eyes, and figures out which one is Jett due to the same thing. Together Jett and Silverstone defeat and knock out Kragg.

Later, Kragg and his henchmen are arrested and Jett talks over his decision to quit with Silverstone, realizing that he should remain an actor. He returns to his own world and Silverstone destroys the machine behind him. Back in his world, Jett announces his intention to keep playing Silverstone, and reunites with his family and friends.


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