Teen Beach Movie (2013)

TV Movie  |  Not Rated  |   |  Family, Musical  |  19 July 2013 (USA)
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Two surfing lovers, whose doomed relationship is nearing to a close, find themselves swept into a time-travelling tidal wave that transports them to the 60s, where they find themselves during filming of a beach musical movie.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
McKenzie / Mack
Big Poppa
Dr. Fusion
William T. Loftis ...
Lugnut (as William Loftis)


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


Family | Musical


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Release Date:

19 July 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Teen Beach Musical  »

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1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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Did You Know?


Before "Cruisin for a Bruisin" Lela puts a quarter in the juke box. The price on the juke box is 24 cents. See more »


In the last moment of the number "Surf Crazy", Tanner does a somersault onto his surfboard, landing with his bottom half not on the surfboard. The camera flashes to Mack, then back to Tanner, where his body is fully on the surfboard. See more »


[overhearing the diabolical plot of a pair of movie villains]
McKenzie: [sarcastically] And this thing never won an Oscar.
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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 »


References Sweet Charity (1969) See more »


Meant to Be
Written and Produced by David Lawrence and Faye Greenberg
Performed by Ross Lynch, Maia Mitchell, Grace Phipps and Garrett Clayton
Courtesy of Walt Disney Records
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Surfer girl McKenzie and her boyfriend Brady are having a perfect summer together. McKenzie tries to tell something to Brady multiple times. Through out the intro, she keeps trying to tell him but he isn't listening. Brady and Big Poppa are watching Wet Side Stroy a movie from 1962. After explaining the plot it is shown that Brady loves the movie but McKenzie hates it. Suddenly Antoinette, Mack's aunt comes and tells to Brady that McKenzie has to leave to a school and leave everything behind. When having her last surf a big wave comes. Brady tries to save her or so he thinks. Crushed by the wave they woke up in another beach and during the first song they find out they are in Brady's favorite movie, the classic surf movie musical, Wet Side Story. After the first song they get suddenly to Big Momma with clothes changed on their own. There the surfers have fun until the biker gang named Rodents come. Arguing the bikers do their song and Brady enthusiastic joins in. After that Tanner caught McKenzie who was about to fall while Lela falls into Brady's arms while she was singing. Then the surfers and bikers don't know what to do. They understand that they messed up the movie as Lela had to fall in Tanner's arms and instead Lela fell love with Brady and Tanner is in love with Mack. They try to make them understand they are not meant to be. Both fail and so they change spots. Brady spends a night relaxing with Tanner while McKenzie spends a night with the bikers girls and spends time with Lela.once again they fail. Going out the tower they find the evil guys and their plan. Later McKenzie hears from Lela about her dream to surf and so Mack tells Brady that shes gonna wait the next morning Lelasgonna be at the beach waiting for Brady. She also asks Tanner to go next morning but after seeing the plan of the evil guys at work rushes to find Brady. When they meet they break into a song against their dream.Suddenly the evil guys capture them. Tanner and Lela meet near their and they understand that the evil guys kidnapped their friends and also their plan. They manage to unite bikers and surfers and head to the tower. After a comical battle the evil guys are blasted away and they all return suddenly to the beach

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