Boathouse Detectives

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  • NR
  • 2011
  • 1 hr 24 min
  • 5.4  (147)

Boathouse Detectives, released in 2010, is a family-friendly mystery film that revolves around a group of children who band together to uncover the truth behind a puzzling crime. The movie stars Ella Harris, Mason Johnson, McKenzie Richards, and the performances of these talented young actors carry the film forward. The story opens with a group of young boys - Josh (Mason Johnson), Smitty (Cameron Ten Napel), Danny (Carson Whitaker), and Ryan (Griffin Jupe) – who are excited about summer break and plan to spend their days fishing, swimming, and exploring their town. They soon discover an abandoned boathouse on the river, and, as children are naturally curious, they decide to make it their hideout spot for the summer.

However, the boys’ peaceful summer is quickly interrupted when they discover that the boathouse is not truly abandoned. They find a sleeping bag and some food, which leads them to believe that someone is secretly living in the boathouse. This piques the boys’ curiosity, and they start to look for clues and try to solve the mystery. Their amateur detective work leads them into a dangerous situation, and it's up to the kids to keep themselves out of harm's way.

Further in the story, they get a new neighbor named Erin (Ella Harris), who has just moved into the town with her mother. Erin's arrival coincides with the escalating danger that the kids find themselves in, and they soon discover that Erin has a connection to the boathouse mystery.

As the story progresses, the children piece together evidence and uncover secrets, leading them closer to the truth behind the mystery. With the aid of their quick-thinking and resourcefulness, the group must fight to solve the boathouse mystery and protect their town from danger.

Boathouse Detectives is a delightful film that will appeal to audiences of all ages. It’s a fun-filled adventure story that features clever mysteries, childhood friendships, and heartwarming moments. The cinematography of the movie is fantastic, with the boathouse being the central location that sets the tone for the overall aesthetic appeal of the film. The storyline is engaging, and the performances of the child actors are surprising as they perform like seasoned actors on the screen. The chemistry between the children feels authentic, the quirky humor, and the emotion in the film is very well-balanced.

The movie's themes of good vs. evil, friendship, and loyalty, is something that most of us grew up with in our childhood. The plot of the film is predictable, but it doesn't detract from the overall enjoyment that the viewers will have. It reminds us of how we used to solve mysteries with our friends and have the best time during summer holidays. The moral lessons can benefit kids for a long time as it portrays how powerful friendship can be in solving problems.

In conclusion, Boathouse Detectives is an excellent movie to watch with the whole family. It's a fun-filled and entertaining movie that has plenty of laugh-out-loud moments and heartwarming scenes. The movie will transport viewers on a nostalgic trip that will make them remember their childhood, where everything seemed magical and exciting. Highly recommended for anyone who loves mystery, adventure, and childhood shenanigans, what’s not to love? The innocent and heartfelt moments in this movie, and the performances of the children make it a must-watch for anyone who wants to have an enjoyable time watching movies.

Boathouse Detectives is a 2011 kids & family movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 24 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.4.

Boathouse Detectives
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    1 hr 24 min
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  • IMDB Rating
    5.4  (147)