The Thirteenth Year

The Thirteenth Year is a 1999 comedy-drama Disney Channel Original Movie (DCOM) directed by Duwayne Dunham and starring Chez Starbuck and Courtnee Draper.wikipedia
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Courtnee Draper

The Thirteenth Year is a 1999 comedy-drama Disney Channel Original Movie (DCOM) directed by Duwayne Dunham and starring Chez Starbuck and Courtnee Draper.
She is best known for her roles as Morgan Hudson in The Jersey, Sam in The Thirteenth Year, Megan Larson in Stepsister from Planet Weird, and Elizabeth in BioShock Infinite.

Duwayne Dunham

The Thirteenth Year is a 1999 comedy-drama Disney Channel Original Movie (DCOM) directed by Duwayne Dunham and starring Chez Starbuck and Courtnee Draper.
He also directed television films for Disney Channel such as Halloweentown, The Thirteenth Year, Ready to Run, Double Teamed, Right on Track, Tiger Cruise and Now You See It....

Lisa Stahl

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As an actress, she appeared in multiple movies such as Heart Condition, with Denzel Washington, Jerry Maguire with Tom Cruise, the Disney films The Thirteenth Year, and Safety Patrol, Calendar Girl with Jason Priestley, My Life, with Michael Keaton, and Nicole Kidman, and TV series Baywatch and Baywatch Nights as regular cast Destiny Desimone.

Timothy Redwine

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He had the starring roles in the Disney Channel Original Movie, P.U.N.K.S. (1999) and co-starring roles in Family Secrets (2001) and The Thirteenth Year (1999).

Dave Coulier

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In addition to his voice work, Coulier has also taken a few acting parts appearing in the Disney Channel Original Movie's The Thirteenth Year and The Even Stevens Movie (where he had a cameo as a reality show host), as well as the Nickelodeon original movie Shredderman Rules and he wrote and starred in an unaired pilot for FX called Whispers and Balls.

Brian Haley

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The Thirteenth Year (1999, TV Movie) – Coach

Newport Beach, California

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The ocean scenes were primarily shot in the Newport Beach communities of the Balboa Peninsula and Corona del Mar.
Several scenes from the Disney Channel movie The Thirteenth Year were filmed at the Balboa Pavilion in 1999.

List of Disney Channel original films

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The Thirteenth Year is a 1999 comedy-drama Disney Channel Original Movie (DCOM) directed by Duwayne Dunham and starring Chez Starbuck and Courtnee Draper. In 2012, Complex ranked the film at number 17 on the magazine's list of the 25 best Disney Channel Original Movies.

Michael Slovis

He became a cinematographer in 1995, working on the films Party Girl (1995), Half Past Dead (2002), Halloweentown (1998), The Thirteenth Year (1999), and Ready to Run (2000).

Disney Channel

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It premiered on Disney Channel on May 15, 1999.

Mermaid

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Cody Griffin is an adopted teenager; his birth mother is a mermaid who left him on the Griffins' boat when he was a baby to avoid being captured.

Spider-Man

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Jess runs various tests, learning Cody can generate electricity, climb walls (like Spider-Man), talk to fish, swim extremely fast, and when sometimes wet, scales appear on his hands and arms.

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The Thirteenth Year was the film debut of lead actor Chez Starbuck, who had previously only acted in a few commercials, and had served as an anchor of a local children's news program for KLAS-TV in his hometown of Las Vegas.

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The Thirteenth Year was the film debut of lead actor Chez Starbuck, who had previously only acted in a few commercials, and had served as an anchor of a local children's news program for KLAS-TV in his hometown of Las Vegas.

Balboa Peninsula, Newport Beach

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The ocean scenes were primarily shot in the Newport Beach communities of the Balboa Peninsula and Corona del Mar.

Corona del Mar, Newport Beach

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The ocean scenes were primarily shot in the Newport Beach communities of the Balboa Peninsula and Corona del Mar.

Point Fermin Light

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Cody's house was filmed at Point Fermin Light in San Pedro, California.

San Pedro, Los Angeles

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Cody's house was filmed at Point Fermin Light in San Pedro, California.

VHS

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The film was released on VHS on January 23, 2001.

The Post-Standard

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The Post-Standard stated that while the film was not as entertaining as the 1984 mermaid film Splash, it "has a good pace and a few laughs," although it was noted that Starbuck's "stiff" performance "dampens some of the movie's charm."

Splash (film)

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The Post-Standard stated that while the film was not as entertaining as the 1984 mermaid film Splash, it "has a good pace and a few laughs," although it was noted that Starbuck's "stiff" performance "dampens some of the movie's charm."

Entertainment Weekly

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In June 2011, Stephan Lee of Entertainment Weekly called the film a "heartwarming and somewhat creepy tale of growing up, leaving the nest, and of course, being yourself".

Complex (magazine)

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In 2012, Complex ranked the film at number 17 on the magazine's list of the 25 best Disney Channel Original Movies.