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Ride the Wild Surf (1964)

TV-G | | Comedy, Drama, Sport | 5 August 1964 (USA)
A group of friends go to Hawaii in order to practice surfing, their favorite sport. But this is not all they do there - they also find love...

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Chase Colton
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Augie Poole
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Eskimo
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Frank Decker (as Anthony Hayes)
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Charlie
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Mrs. Kilua
Murray Rose ...
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Russ Fulton
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Ally Maloha
Mark LeBuse ...
Phil (as Alan LeBuse)
Paul Tremaine ...
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A group of friends go to Hawaii in order to practice surfing, their favorite sport. But this is not all they do there - they also find love... Written by Volker Boehm

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Who will be crowned King of the Surf? See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Sport

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5 August 1964 (USA)  »

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Al romper las olas  »

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Trivia

Tab Hunter darkened his hair and Peter Brown lightened his in order to better match the athletes who did the actual surfing for them. See more »

Goofs

Continuity issues are always a problem for 1960s Surf movies, and this one starts off with no exception. In the first surf scene everyone is on 4 ft waves, then suddenly on 6 ft waves, and finally when the boys are ready to leave the beach the waves everyone is riding are 8 footers. Then as the boys show their expertise, they are back on 4 footers again and someone in the crowd even comments that one of the boys is an expert small wave rider from California. See more »

Quotes

Brie Matthews: But Jody, you can't spend your whole life surfing.
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Connections

Featured in Riding Giants (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Ride the Wild Surf
by Jan Berry, Brian Wilson and Roger Christian
Sung by Jan & Dean (as Jan and Dean)
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Best campy surf movie out there.
29 December 2012 | by See all my reviews

This is a great film, much better than the other campy beach movies. Good story, good music and a young Barbara Eden.....yahoo. Beautiful Hawaiian scenery with huge waves that any surfer would drool over are prominent throughout the film. The story is set around a surfing contest of who will be bravest and toughest to ride the wild surf, the biggest waves in the world that come in only once in a long while. The vintage look and sound of the movie will bring you to the 1960's surf scene where girls look cute in bikinis and the guys are all tan and muscular. Even though you can easily spot the studio filmed scenes, the real footage of surfers tackling giant waves is truly exciting. After watching this movie you are going to want to by a Willy's and a long board and hit the beach. Aloha!


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