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Teen Beach Movie (2013)

Not Rated | | Family, 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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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

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

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Family | Musical

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Teen Beach Musical  »

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Goofs

Mack says multiple times that the musical surfers go in the water and their hair never gets wet, yet when they first arrive in the musical world, all the females in the water clearly have wet hair. See more »

Quotes

Brady: You wouldn't take out a girl just because she's a biker?
Seacat: The tide wouldn't take a girl just because she's a biker.
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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 »

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References Sweet Charity (1969) See more »

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Cruisin' for a Bruisin'
Written by Mitch Allan, Jason Evigan, Jason Miller and Nikki Leonti
Produced by Mitch Allan and Jason Evigan
Performed by Ross Lynch, Grace Phipps and Jason Evigan
Courtesy of Walt Disney Records
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546th Review: Very Solid Tweenies Movie With Song & Surf...and Post-Modernity?!
21 July 2013 | by (the big screen) – See all my reviews

TBM is a movie about being in a movie - as our two stars find themselves going from 2012 back to 1962 and becoming part of a Teen Beach Movie.

This is good solid Disney fare - it looks very Disney - the colors are bright, the mood is up, the song and dance numbers are beyond professional etc; and it is fun - it's fun because we know that they know that we know that this movie in a movie (if you're still with me)

  • it all just works well.




There is more going here than just a time travel surf movie - there is a real homage and detailing to those Sixties movies that is surprising. Our kids loved it and so did we - on one level its a fun summer movie for kids with dance and innocent romance, on a level it has something to say about film and roles - surprising!


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