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Skateboard (1978)

PG  |   |  Drama, Sport  |  February 1978 (USA)
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A Hollywood agent finds himself in debt to a powerful bookie. To make a fast buck, he creates a team of exceptionally talented skateboarders and enters them in a downhill race. If they win, they will get $20,000.

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Manny Bloom
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Millicent Broderick
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Brad Harris
Richard Van der Wyk ...
Jason Maddox
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Tony Bluetile
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Peter Steffens
David Hyde ...
Dennis
Ellen O'Neal ...
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Antony Carbone ...
Sol
Sylvester Words ...
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Mr. Harris
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Mrs. Harris (as Pat Hitchcock)
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Himself
Joe Bratcher ...
Vito
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A Hollywood agent finds himself in debt to a powerful bookie. To make a fast buck, he creates a team of exceptionally talented skateboarders and enters them in a downhill race. If they win, they will get $20,000.

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Paula Prentiss was originally considered for the role of Millicent Broderick. See more »

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Sweet Rider
Lyrics by Richard Sarstedt
Music by Mark Snow
Performed by Dr. John
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skateboard rocks!
9 March 2001 | by (Hannibal,Mo) – See all my reviews

You gotta love it! These guys (and girls) have what it takes to be the best skateboard team ever, it takes skill,heart, and determination to get to the top of the game. The action was fast and fearless witch turned me on to the sport of skateboarding. Skateboard rocks!


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