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The Thirteenth Year (1999)

TV Movie  -   -  Comedy | Fantasy  -  15 May 1999 (USA)
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A teen learns that his birth mother is a mermaid after he begins to grow fins and slimy scales on his thirteenth birthday.

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Cody Griffin
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Jess Wheatley
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Sam
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Big John Wheatley
Tim Redwine ...
Sean Marshall
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Whit Griffin
Lisa Stahl ...
Sharon Griffin (as Lisa Stahl Sullivan)
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Coach
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Mrs. Nelson
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Joe
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Hal
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Doctor Schwartz
Cameron Curtis ...
Todd
Craig Hauer ...
Zach
Sarah Elizabeth Combs ...
Heather
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When Cody Griffin turns 13, things are going good. He is a star swimmer, he is getting interest from a girl named Sam, and he has a supportive family. Then he discovers that he may be turning into a fish. He also discovers who his true friends are. Written by Critic3

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Cody's Not Just Growing Up... He's Growing Fins!

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Comedy | Fantasy

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The 13th Year  »

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Kristen Stewart appeared as an uncredited extra (girl in the fountain line) and The Thirteenth Year (1999) is her first IMDb credit. Her mother, Jules Stewart, was the script supervisor for the TV movie. See more »

Goofs

Electricity won't "jumpstart" a heart but rather stop it. It will do absolutely nothing for someone without a pulse. See more »

Quotes

Jess Wheatley: [of the growth on Cody's hand] I've never seen anything like that before. Well, I *have*... but on frogs and lizards and stuff.
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A swimmer's delight...
17 November 2002 | by (CA) – See all my reviews

it's about the little mermaid but as a boy. This is a family show with Dave Coulier from Full House and a beautiful mermaid looking for her son after 13 years. The adopted mother is behind the times and sorta fishy in the brains. This is a movie for those who don't mind being offended about gils and water. This movie is a fair movie but worth watching. I give it a 7/10 stars.


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