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Teen Beach Movie (2013)

Not Rated | | Family, Fantasy, Musical | TV Movie 19 July 2013
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Two surfing lovers, whose doomed relationship is nearing to a close, find themselves swept into a a dimension traversing wave that sends them into a beach movie musical in the 60's.

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Jeffrey Hornaday

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Vince Marcello (story by), Mark Landry (story by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ross Lynch ... Brady
Maia Mitchell ... McKenzie / Mack
Gracie Gillam ... Lela (as Grace Phipps)
Garrett Clayton ... Tanner
John DeLuca ... Butchy
Chrissie Fit ... Cheechee
Suzanne Cryer ... Aunt Antoinette
Barry Bostwick ... Big Poppa
Kevin Chamberlin ... Dr. Fusion
Steve Valentine ... Les Camembert
Jordan Fisher ... Seacat
Kent Boyd ... Rascal
Mollee Gray ... Giggles
William T. Loftis ... Lugnut (as William Loftis)
Jessica Lee Keller ... Struts
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Storyline

Life's a beach for surfers Brady and McKenzie -- until a rogue wave magically transports them inside the classic '60s beach party flick, Wet Side Story, where a full-blown rivalry between bikers and surfers threatens to erupt. There, amidst a sea of surfing, singing and dancing, Brady and Mack accidentally change the storyline, and the film's dreamy hero and heroine fall for them instead of for each other! Written by The Disney Channel

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Getting trapped in a movie,,, is no day at the beach


Certificate:

TV-G | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

19 July 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Teen Beach Musical See more »

Filming Locations:

Puerto Rico

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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Goofs

In 'Can't Stop Singing' when Brady says, "Don't make it stop!" his mouth doesn't form the words. See more »

Quotes

McKenzie: Remember that movie about the robot who drank liquor from an abandoned spaceship, turned into a vampire middle school teacher who taught the entire school how to salsa dance, and then went on to win the regional championship?
Brady: Yeah.
McKenzie: That movie made more sense than this.
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Crazy Credits

Outtakes play during the end credits, followed by an additional scene: the characters from the 1960s are transported to the 2010s and are frightened by modern artifacts such as camera-phones, leading into the story of Teen Beach 2 (2015). See more »

Connections

References West Side Story (1961) See more »

Soundtracks

Surf Crazy
Written and Produced by David Lawrence and Faye Greenberg
Performed by Keely Hawkes and Cast Members
Courtesy of Walt Disney Records
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Fun!
24 August 2013 | by mariajoaou27See all my reviews

Teen Beach Movie is a fun movie. It puts you in a good mood with the catchy songs, the entertaining dance moves and the easy-flowing dialog. It's a light summer movie that will make you smile several times.

Sure, there are flaws in this movie. The conflict is not very clear and the plot is somewhat messy and hard to understand. The antagonists don't seem to go with the rest of the movie. However, 60s movies were just like this -- and this movie is based off a hypothetical 60s movie.

This isn't supposed to be a clever movie that makes you look back on your life and reflect. This is a movie that is supposed to make you feel good. And it serves its purpose really well. Go into this movie with an open minded and you're likely to enjoy it.


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