Den Brother

Last Updated on: June 26th, 2024

Den Brother (Disney Channel Original Movie)

“Den Brother” is a Disney Channel Original Movie (DCOM) that premiered in 2010. The film is a family comedy that blends elements of sports, drama, and coming-of-age themes.

The story revolves around Alex Pearson, played by Hutch Dano, a high school hockey star who gets into trouble and is suspended from the team. As a punishment, his mother makes him serve as the temporary leader of his little sister Emily’s Bumble Bee Scout den, a group of young girls in the local scouting organization.

At first, Alex sees his new role as den mother as a burden and is embarrassed to be associated with a group of young girls. However, as he spends time with the girls and gets to know them, he starts to appreciate their passion for scouting and their individual personalities. He becomes invested in helping them achieve their goals and becomes a positive influence in their lives.

Throughout the film, Alex faces challenges and comedic situations while trying to balance his responsibilities as a den mother and his desire to get back on the hockey team. He also learns valuable lessons about responsibility, teamwork, and the importance of being true to oneself.

As Alex becomes more involved with the Bumble Bee Scouts, he discovers the joy of helping others and finds a sense of purpose beyond his hockey dreams. He learns that being a good leader means putting others’ needs before his own and embracing the unique qualities of each individual in the group.

“Den Brother” delivers messages of friendship, acceptance, and the importance of embracing one’s strengths and weaknesses. It also promotes the idea that gender should not limit someone’s interests or abilities.

The film has been praised for its positive messages and family-friendly content. It resonates with audiences of all ages and reinforces the value of teamwork, empathy, and personal growth. “Den Brother” is a heartwarming and lighthearted movie that showcases the transformative power of stepping outside one’s comfort zone and embracing new challenges.

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  • Type of Movie: Live Action
  • Movie Platform: Disney Channel Original Movie
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  • Hutch Dano: Alex Pearson
  • G. Hannelius: Emily Pearson
  • Taylar Hender: Abigail
  • Vicki Lewis: Dina Reams
  • Kelsey Chow: Matisse Burrows
  • David Lambert: Danny “Goose” Gustavo
  • Kelly Gould: Rachel
  • Kiara Muhammad: Ursula
  • Haley Tju: Tina
  • Maurice Godin: Jasper Pearson
  • Debra Mooney: Allie Jacklitz


  • Director: Mark L. Taylor

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