Teen Beach Movie

Last Updated on: January 20th, 2024

Teen Beach Movie (Disney Channel Original Movie)

“Teen Beach Movie” is a Disney Channel Original Movie that premiered in 2013. It is a musical teen comedy directed by Jeffrey Hornaday. The film pays homage to classic beach party movies of the 1960s while adding a modern twist to the storyline.

The movie follows the adventures of Brady (Ross Lynch) and Mack (Maia Mitchell), a surf-loving couple who are about to go their separate ways for college. Before Mack leaves for school, she receives a necklace from Brady, symbolizing their love and connection.

However, their plans take a surprising turn when a powerful wave suddenly sweeps them into Brady’s favorite movie, “Wet Side Story,” a fictional 1960s beach musical. They find themselves trapped in the movie and must navigate through the movie’s plot, trying to find a way back to the real world.

As they interact with the movie’s characters, they become involved in the love triangle between surfer Tanner (Garrett Clayton), biker Lela (Grace Phipps), and the movie’s antagonist, Butchy (John DeLuca). Brady and Mack’s presence in the movie causes the story to veer off course, creating amusing and entertaining twists in the plot.

Throughout the movie, Brady and Mack face challenges in their relationship and their journey back to the real world. They must make difficult decisions about their futures while trying to maintain the integrity of the movie’s storyline. Along the way, they sing and dance in energetic musical numbers that capture the spirit of the 1960s beach party genre.

“Teen Beach Movie” is known for its catchy musical performances, vibrant costumes, and lively dance sequences. The film combines elements of romance, comedy, and adventure, appealing to a wide range of audiences, especially teenagers and fans of musicals.

The movie was a commercial success, and its popularity led to a sequel, “Teen Beach 2,” which was released in 2015. “Teen Beach Movie” remains a beloved Disney Channel movie, celebrating the magic of movie adventures and the power of young love.

Additional Details


  • Ross Lynch: Brady
  • Maia Mitchell: McKenzie (Mack)
  • Grace Phipps: Lela
  • 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 Loftis: Lugnut
  • Jessica Lee Keller: Struts
  • LaVon Fisher-Wilson: Big Momma


  • Director: Jeffrey Hornaday
  • Producer: Robert F. Phillips

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