Up Up and Away

Last Updated on: January 20th, 2024

Up Up and Away (Disney Channel Original Movie)

“Up, Up and Away” is a Disney Channel Original Movie that premiered in 2000. The movie follows the story of a teenage boy named Scott Marshall, played by Michael J. Pagan, who comes from a family of superheroes known as the “Mighty Medulla.”

Scott, however, has not yet developed any superpowers, which makes him feel like an outcast in his family. When his parents are captured by a group of villains, Scott must team up with his younger sister and her powers of levitation to save his family and restore his family’s reputation.

The movie features a talented cast of actors, including Robert Townsend, who plays Scott’s father, and Alex Datcher, who plays Scott’s mother. It also features several fun action sequences and a positive message about embracing one’s unique qualities and talents.

“Up, Up and Away” was well-received by audiences and is remembered as a classic Disney Channel movie from the early 2000s. It is notable for its creative concept of a family of superheroes and its focus on themes of family and self-discovery.

Up Up and Away

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  • Year Released: 2000
  • Type of Movie: Live Action
  • Movie Platform: Disney Channel Original Movie
  • IMDB Link


  • Michael J. Pagan: Scott Marshall/Warrior Eagle
  • Robert Townsend: Jim Marshall/Bronze Eagle
  • Alex Datcher: Judy Marshall/Warrior Woman
  • Sherman Hemsley: Edward Marshall/Steel Condor
  • Kasan Butcher: Adam Marshall/Silver Charge
  • Arreale Davis: Molly Marshall
  • Kevin Connolly: Malcolm
  • Olivia Burnette: Nina
  • Ty Olsson: Barker
  • Chris Marquette: Randy
  • Jamie Renée Smith: Amy
  • Scott Owen: Reach
  • Joan Pringle: Doris Marshall
  • Nancy Sorel: Mrs. Rosen
  • Benita Ha: Ms. Parker


  • Director: Robert Townsend
  • Producer: Harvey Frand

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