Teen Beach 2

Movie review by Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Dynamic musical numbers, girl power sell super sequel.

G 2015 104 minutes

Parents say

age 8+

Based on 8 reviews

Kids say

age 7+

Based on 25 reviews

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age 6+

It’s obviously the best series ever to watch on Disney channel

I love it, So do my family! We enjoyed it. But I’d say they’re both great. The only part I was disappointed about is when they were singing the twist that frown song, and the I wanna stay here forever song. It was cringe and annoying! So if your trying to decide which you would wanna watch, start with the first one first because if u start at the second one first, it wont make sense and have a lot of questions. I would rate it 8/10

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age 9+

Didn’t make sense

If you watched the first teen beach movie you probably feel in love and got your hopes up when you heard they made a sequel. Watching the sequel however is a major letdown. Whoever made the second movie didn’t pay much attention to what happened in the first movie. In the first movie Brady (the main boy) loves this movie called wet side story, but every time he talks about it Mac (the main girl) says she doesn’t understand how he can watch that. She literally has never even watched the entire movie through. The second movie during one of the opening scenes they have a “meetaversary” for their three months of being together, and they talk about how they meat through their common love of the movie wet side story. The first movie made it seem like they had been together way longer than 3 months. The other thing is they introduced the necklace as a way to get to and from the movie world, because it had the same emblem as the surf board they used in the first movie. I was okay with this, what I was not okay with Is later when they act like all the need is a surf board with that emblem to recreate what happened in the first movie. They needed the surf board and a storm, not just to surf. Now to spoil the ending. So the two main people from the movie world come to the real world, and just like in the first movie this disrupts everything, characters from the movie start to disappear, but when they finally go back to fix it, they say that since the two main people from the real world “met through wet side story” that if they can’t save the movie they will forget each other. This ends up happening, and that completely erases the first movie. Now if nothing that did happen in the first movie had happened the main girl would be at a private school with her aunt, not still at public school. End of rant

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