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1. Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)

R | 111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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67 Metascore

Devastated Peter takes a Hawaii vacation in order to deal with recent break-up with his TV star girlfriend, Sarah. Little does he know Sarah's traveling to the same resort as her ex ... and she's bringing along her new boyfriend.

Writer: Jason Segel | Director: Nicholas Stoller | Stars: Kristen Bell, Jason Segel, Paul Rudd, Mila Kunis

2. Point Break (1991)

R | 122 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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An FBI agent goes undercover to catch a gang of bank robbers who may be surfers.

Writers: Rick King, W. Peter Iliff | Director: Kathryn Bigelow | Stars: Patrick Swayze, Keanu Reeves, Gary Busey, Lori Petty

3. Soul Surfer (2011)

PG | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.1
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53 Metascore

Teenage surfer Bethany Hamilton overcomes the odds and her own fears of returning to the water after losing her left arm in a shark attack.

Writers: Sean McNamara, Deborah Schwartz, Douglas Schwartz, Michael Berk, Matt Allen, Caleb Wilson, Brad Gann, Bethany Hamilton, Sheryl Berk, Rick Bundschuh | Director: Sean McNamara | Stars: AnnaSophia Robb, Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt, Lorraine Nicholson

4. Dear John (I) (2010)

PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.3
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43 Metascore

A romantic drama about a soldier who falls for a conservative college student while he's home on leave.

Writers: Jamie Linden, Nicholas Sparks | Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Channing Tatum, Amanda Seyfried, Richard Jenkins, Henry Thomas

5. Adore (2013)

R | 112 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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37 Metascore

A pair of childhood friends and neighbors fall for each other's sons.

Writers: Anne Fontaine, Christopher Hampton, Doris Lessing | Director: Anne Fontaine | Stars: Naomi Watts, Robin Wright, Xavier Samuel, James Frecheville

6. Fast Times at Ridgemont High (1982)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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67 Metascore

A story of a group of California teenagers who enjoy malls, sex and rock n' roll.

Writer: Cameron Crowe | Director: Amy Heckerling | Stars: Sean Penn, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Judge Reinhold, Robert Romanus

7. Sharknado (2013 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 86 min | Horror

3.3
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When a freak hurricane swamps Los Angeles, nature's deadliest killer rules sea, land, and air as thousands of sharks terrorize the waterlogged populace.

Writer: Thunder Levin | Director: Anthony C. Ferrante | Stars: Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, John Heard, Cassandra Scerbo

8. 3 Ninjas (1992)

PG | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Family

5.1
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Each year, three brothers, Samuel, Jeffrey and Michael Douglas visit their grandfather, Mori Tanaka, for the summer. Mori is highly skilled in ninjutsu, and for years he has trained the ... See full summary »

Writers: Edward Emanuel, Kenny Kim | Director: Jon Turteltaub | Stars: Victor Wong, Michael Treanor, Max Elliott Slade, Chad Power

9. Lilo & Stitch (2002)

PG | 85 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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73 Metascore

A Hawaiian girl adopts an unusual pet who is actually a notorious extra-terrestrial fugitive from the law.

Writers: Chris Sanders, Dean DeBlois | Directors: Dean DeBlois, Chris Sanders | Stars: Daveigh Chase, Chris Sanders, Tia Carrere, David Ogden Stiers

10. 1408 (2007)

PG-13 | 104 min | Horror, Mystery

6.8
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64 Metascore

A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.

Writers: Matt Greenberg, Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski, Stephen King | Director: Mikael Håfström | Stars: John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Mary McCormack, Paul Birchard

11. Bully (2001)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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45 Metascore

Based on a true story. Naive teenagers plot to murder one of their own, who has been too much of a bully to them.

Writers: Jim Schutze, David McKenna, Roger Pullis | Director: Larry Clark | Stars: Brad Renfro, Nick Stahl, Bijou Phillips, Rachel Miner

12. Without a Paddle (2004)

PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Mystery

5.9
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29 Metascore

After their friend dies, three men decide to fulfill their childhood promise by going on a camping expedition for the lost D.B. Cooper bounty, with calamitous results.

Writers: Fred Wolf, Harris Goldberg, Tom Nursall, Jay Leggett, Mitch Rouse | Director: Steven Brill | Stars: Matthew Lillard, Seth Green, Dax Shepard, Matthew Price

13. Big Momma's House 2 (2006)

PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Crime

4.5
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34 Metascore

On his latest assignment, FBI agent Malcolm Turner goes undercover as Big Momma, and works as a nanny for an unhappy woman who is under investigation for murder.

Writers: Don Rhymer, Darryl Quarles | Director: John Whitesell | Stars: Martin Lawrence, Emily Procter, Nia Long, Zachary Levi

15. Chasing Mavericks (2012)

PG | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

7.1
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45 Metascore

When young Jay Moriarity discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, exists just miles from his Santa Cruz home, he enlists the help of local legend Frosty Hesson to train him to survive it.

Writers: Kario Salem, Jim Meenaghan, Brandon Hooper | Directors: Michael Apted, Curtis Hanson | Stars: Jonny Weston, Gerard Butler, Elisabeth Shue, Abigail Spencer

16. Sahara (2005)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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41 Metascore

Master explorer Dirk Pitt goes on the adventure of a lifetime of seeking out a lost Civil War battleship known as the "Ship of Death" in the deserts of West Africa while helping a WHO doctor being hounded by a ruthless dictator.

Writers: Clive Cussler, Thomas Dean Donnelly, Joshua Oppenheimer, John C. Richards, James V. Hart | Director: Breck Eisner | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Penélope Cruz, Steve Zahn, William H. Macy

17. Teen Beach Movie (2013 TV Movie)

110 min | Family, Musical

5.8
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Life's a beach for surfers Brady and McKenzie -- until a rogue wave magically transports them inside the classic '60s beach party flick, Wet Side Story, where a full-blown rivalry between ... See full summary »

Writers: Vince Marcello, Mark Landry, Robert Horn | Director: Jeffrey Hornaday | Stars: Ross Lynch, Maia Mitchell, Grace Phipps, Garrett Clayton

18. Blue Crush (2002)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

5.6
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61 Metascore

As a hard-core surfer girl prepares for a big competition, she finds herself falling for a football player.

Writers: Susan Orlean, Lizzy Weiss, John Stockwell | Director: John Stockwell | Stars: Kate Bosworth, Michelle Rodriguez, Matthew Davis, Sanoe Lake

19. Bait (III) (2012)

R | 93 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

5.2
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A freak tsunami traps shoppers at a coastal Australian supermarket inside the building - along with a 12-foot Great White Shark.

Writers: Shayne Armstrong, Duncan Kennedy, John Kim, Shane Krause, Justin Monjo, Russell Mulcahy | Director: Kimble Rendall | Stars: Richard Brancatisano, Xavier Samuel, Chris Betts, Sharni Vinson

20. Orange County (2002)

PG-13 | 82 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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48 Metascore

A guidance counselor mistakenly sends out the wrong transcripts to Stanford University under the name of an over-achieving high schooler.

Writer: Mike White | Director: Jake Kasdan | Stars: Colin Hanks, Jack Black, Schuyler Fisk, Bret Harrison

21. Vanishing Point (1971)

R | 99 min | Action, Thriller

7.3
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Kowalski works for a car delivery service. He takes delivery of a 1970 Dodge Challenger to take from Colorado to San Francisco, California. Shortly after pickup, he takes a bet to get the ... See full summary »

Writers: Guillermo Cabrera Infante, Malcolm Hart | Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: Barry Newman, Cleavon Little, Dean Jagger, Victoria Medlin

22. Surf's Up (2007)

PG | 85 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.8
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64 Metascore

A behind-the-scenes look at the annual Penguin World Surfing Championship, and its newest participant, up-and-comer Cody Maverick.

Writers: Don Rhymer, Ash Brannon, Chris Buck, Christopher Jenkins, Christian Darren, Lisa Addario, Joe Syracuse | Directors: Ash Brannon, Chris Buck | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Zooey Deschanel, Jon Heder, Jeff Bridges

23. L!fe Happens (2011)

R | 100 min | Comedy

5.6
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44 Metascore

A comedy centered on two best friends, Kim and Deena, who fight to maintain normalcy in their lives after Kim gets pregnant and has a baby.

Writers: Kat Coiro, Krysten Ritter | Director: Kat Coiro | Stars: Krysten Ritter, Kate Bosworth, Rachel Bilson, Geoff Stults

24. Kaboom (2010)

Unrated | 86 min | Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi

5.8
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64 Metascore

A sci-fi story centered on the sexual awakening of a group of college students.

Writer: Gregg Araki | Director: Gregg Araki | Stars: Thomas Dekker, Haley Bennett, Chris Zylka, Roxane Mesquida

25. Shelter (II) (2007)

R | 97 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.9
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66 Metascore

When his college dreams are sidelined by family obligations, a young man finds comfort in surfing with his best friend's brother.

Writer: Jonah Markowitz | Director: Jonah Markowitz | Stars: Trevor Wright, Brad Rowe, Tina Holmes, Jackson Wurth

26. The Big Bounce (2004)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Crime

4.9
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42 Metascore

A small-time con artist and a Hawaiian real estate developer's mischevious, enterprising mistress team up for a potential $200,000 score.

Writers: Elmore Leonard, Sebastian Gutierrez | Director: George Armitage | Stars: Owen Wilson, Morgan Freeman, Gary Sinise, Sara Foster

27. Adrift (2006)

R | 94 min | Drama, Thriller

5.0
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Amy, her husband James and their baby Sarah travel to Mexico to sail in the yacht of their reckless friend Dan with their common friends Zach and Lauren and celebrate the thirtieth birthday... See full summary »

Writers: Adam Kreutner, Collin McMahon, David Mitchell, Richard Speight Jr. | Director: Hans Horn | Stars: Susan May Pratt, Richard Speight Jr., Niklaus Lange, Ali Hillis

28. Muriel's Wedding (1994)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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63 Metascore

Muriel finds life in Porpoise Spit, Australia dull and spends her days alone in her room listening to Abba music and dreaming of her wedding day. Slight problem, Muriel has never had a date... See full summary »

Writer: P.J. Hogan | Director: P.J. Hogan | Stars: Toni Collette, Rachel Griffiths, Bill Hunter, Sophie Lee

29. The Cove (2009)

PG-13 | 92 min | Documentary, Crime

8.5
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84 Metascore

Using state-of-the-art equipment, a group of activists, led by renowned dolphin trainer Ric O'Barry, infiltrate a cove near Taijii, Japan to expose both a shocking instance of animal abuse and a serious threat to human health.

Writer: Mark Monroe | Director: Louie Psihoyos | Stars: Richard O'Barry, Louie Psihoyos, Hardy Jones, Michael Illiff

30. Drift (II) (2013)

R | Drama, Sport

6.3
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35 Metascore

In the 70s two brothers battle killer waves, conservative society and ruthless bikers to kick-start the modern surf industry.

Writers: Tim Duffy, Morgan O'Neill | Directors: Ben Nott, Morgan O'Neill | Stars: Myles Pollard, Xavier Samuel, Sam Worthington, Lesley-Ann Brandt

31. Summerland (2004–2005)

60 min | Drama

7.1
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Bradin, Nikki and Derrick are 3 kids from an average normal Kansas household. Their whole life is thrown upside-down when their parents are tragically killed in a car accident. Ava Gregory ... See full summary »

Creators: Lori Loughlin, Stephen Tolkin | Stars: Lori Loughlin, Merrin Dungey, Ryan Kwanten, Jesse McCartney

32. Dogtown and Z-Boys (2001)

PG-13 | 91 min | Documentary, Sport

7.7
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76 Metascore

Documentary about the pioneering 1970s Zephyr skating team.

Writers: Stacy Peralta, Craig Stecyk | Director: Stacy Peralta | Stars: Sean Penn, Jay Adams, Tony Alva, Jeff Ament

33. Airborne (1993)

PG | 91 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sport

6.1
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Mitchell Goosen is sixteen/seventeen year old kid from California who loves to surf and roller blade. Yet, his parents, who are two zoologists were given a grant to work in Australia. The ... See full summary »

Writers: Bill Apablasa, Stephen McEveety | Director: Rob Bowman | Stars: Shane McDermott, Seth Green, Brittney Powell, Chris Conrad

34. Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County (2004–2006)

30 min | Drama, Reality-TV

4.6
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MTV follows eight teens living in Laguna Beach nearing the end of high school and beginning the next chapter of their lives.

Stars: Kristin Cavallari, Talan Torriero, Stephen Colletti, Lauren Conrad

35. Surf Ninjas (1993)

PG | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.9
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Brothers Johnny, an adolescent surf talent, and Adam, a preadolescent video-game addict, grow up care-free in California as adopted sons of Marines veteran Mac, inseparable friends of wacky... See full summary »

Writer: Dan Gordon | Director: Neal Israel | Stars: Ernie Reyes Sr., Rob Schneider, Ernie Reyes Jr., Nicolas Cowan

36. Muscle Beach Party (1964)

94 min | Comedy, Musical

4.4
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Local beach-goers find that their beach has been taken over by a businessman training a stable of body builders.

Writers: William Asher, Robert Dillon | Director: William Asher | Stars: Frankie Avalon, Annette Funicello, Luciana Paluzzi, John Ashley

37. Men at Work (1990)

PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.9
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Carl and James are two pleasant but unambitious garbage men. Carl has a telescope with which he observes his neighbors. One evening he sees a man giving a female neighbor a hard time. As ... See full summary »

Writer: Emilio Estevez | Director: Emilio Estevez | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Leslie Hope, Keith David

38. North Shore (1987)

PG | 96 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Before entering art school next autumn, Rick sets out to spend the summer surfing at Hawaii. He knows nothing about the local habits, what causes him some starting problems, but by chance ... See full summary »

Writers: William Phelps, Randal Kleiser, Tim McCanlies | Director: William Phelps | Stars: Matt Adler, Nia Peeples, Gregory Harrison, John Philbin

39. Blue Crush 2 (2011 Video)

PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

5.6
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Haunted by the memory of her deceased mother, Dana leaves Malibu behind and heads to South Africa to fulfill her mother's dream of surfing Jefferys Bay.

Writer: Randall McCormick | Director: Mike Elliott | Stars: Sasha Jackson, Elizabeth Mathis, Ben Milliken, Sharni Vinson

40. Glory Daze (1995)

R | 100 min | Comedy

5.6
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It's two days before graduation, and Jack is having serious doubts about the future. The old gang is breaking up - Rob is moving to L.A. with his girlfriend; Dennis is finishing his third ... See full summary »

Writer: Rich Wilkes | Director: Rich Wilkes | Stars: Ben Affleck, Sam Rockwell, Megan Ward, French Stewart

41. Big Wednesday (1978)

PG | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

7.3
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The lives of some California surfers from the early '60s to the '70s.

Writers: John Milius, Dennis Aaberg | Director: John Milius | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, William Katt, Gary Busey, Patti D'Arbanville

42. John from Cincinnati (2007– )

Drama

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In Imperial Beach, California, the dysfunctional Yost family intersects with two new arrivals to the community: a dim-but-wealthy surfing enthusiast (Nichols) and man spurned by the Yosts years ago.

Creator: Kem Nunn | Stars: Rebecca De Mornay, Greyson Fletcher, Willie Garson, Luis Guzmán

43. Surf School (2006)

R | Comedy, Sport

2.2
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A rag-tag bunch of seniors, complete outsiders at their surf-crazed Laguna Beach High School, decide to crash the biggest team surf contest. In order to prevail, however, they must do one ... See full summary »

Writer: Joel Silverman | Director: Joel Silverman | Stars: Harland Williams, Corey Sevier, Ryan Carnes, Laura Bell Bundy

44. Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds (2006)

Not Rated | 79 min | Comedy, Romance

6.4
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39 Metascore

After Marc dumps him, Kyle unites with Gwen and Tiffani to land sexually confused art model Troy by pretending to be straight. However, Marc wants Troy, too, and members from a notorious "ex-gay" group are slipping for the both of them.

Writers: Phillip J. Bartell, Q. Allan Brocka | Director: Phillip J. Bartell | Stars: Jim Verraros, Emily Brooke Hands, Rebekah Kochan, Brett Chukerman

45. Chairman of the Board (1998)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy

2.3
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A surfer becomes the head of a major company.

Writers: Al Septien, Turi Meyer, Alex Zamm | Director: Alex Zamm | Stars: Scott 'Carrot Top' Thompson, Courtney Thorne-Smith, Larry Miller, Raquel Welch

46. The Endless Summer (1966)

PG | 95 min | Documentary, Sport

7.8
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The crown jewel to ten years of Bruce Brown surfing documentaries. Brown follows two young surfers around the world in search of the perfect wave, and ends up finding quite a few in addition to some colorful local characters.

Writer: Bruce Brown | Director: Bruce Brown | Stars: Robert August, Michael Hynson, Lord 'Tally Ho' Blears, Bruce Brown

47. Psycho Beach Party (2000)

Unrated | 95 min | Comedy, Horror, Mystery

6.3
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42 Metascore

Spoof of 1960's Beach Party/Gidget surfing movies mixed with slasher horror films stars Lauren Ambrose as Florence Forrest, a not-so-innocent girl in 1960's Malibu who becomes "Chicklet" ... See full summary »

Writer: Charles Busch | Director: Robert Lee King | Stars: Lauren Ambrose, Nicholas Brendon, Thomas Gibson, Kimberley Davies

48. Herbie Rides Again (1974)

G | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

5.5
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The living Volkswagen Beetle helps an old lady protect her home from a corrupt developer.

Writers: Bill Walsh, Gordon Buford | Director: Robert Stevenson | Stars: Helen Hayes, Ken Berry, Stefanie Powers, John McIntire

49. Open Graves (2009)

R | 88 min | Horror, Thriller

4.2
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A group of surfers discover an old board game which claims a life every time it is played.

Writers: Roderick Taylor, Bruce A. Taylor | Director: Álvaro de Armiñán | Stars: Mike Vogel, Eliza Dushku, Ethan Rains, Naike Rivelli

50. Riding Giants (2004)

PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, History, Sport

7.9
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80 Metascore

Documentary detailing the origins and history of surf culture.

Writers: Stacy Peralta, Sam George | Director: Stacy Peralta | Stars: Laird John Hamilton, Darrick Doerner, Dave Kalama, Jeff Clark