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Windrider (1986)

PC Simpson is an enthusiastic surfer. With the help of his father's company's engineer Howard he develops a high tech surf board for the coming world surf championship. But then he falls in... See full summary »

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Jill Perryman ...
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Stewart Simpson Sr.
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Howard
Kim Bullad ...
Coyote
Stig Wemyss ...
Ratso
Mark Williams ...
Mangles
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Rabbit (as Alastair Cumming)
Robin Miller ...
Wally
Matt Parkinson ...
Lurch
Lorraine Webster ...
Mud
John Ryan ...
McBride
Lance Karapetcoff ...
King
Ric Whittle ...
Ross
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PC Simpson is an enthusiastic surfer. With the help of his father's company's engineer Howard he develops a high tech surf board for the coming world surf championship. But then he falls in love with the singer Jade - and sport, friends and championship become secondary... Written by Tom Zoerner <Tom.Zoerner@informatik.uni-erlangen.de>

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25 December 1986 (USA)  »

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This film's writer Everett De Roche was a keen wind-surfer and fan of wind-surfing himself. See more »

Quotes

Jade: Since when does P.C. Simpson take "no" for an answer?
P. C. Simpson: Will you stay the night with me?
Jade: No.
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References The French Lieutenant's Woman (1981) See more »

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Take This Love
Written by Boyd Wilson, Trevor Spencer and Kevin Peek
Performed by Karina Tomes
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Definitely not a classic
23 December 2013 | by See all my reviews

Saw this late on ABC, can see why they put it on in middle of night. This is amateur hour, watching this 'car crash',the dialogue, editing and special effects - shark/seal scene! - get worse and worse. When the 2 larrikins get honked by garbage truck and their retort is "Up yours, garbage breath", scriptwriters! Then when there is a drag between PC and the yobbos the dueling banjos start. Only interest is seeing young Kidman, Matt Parkinson and Alan Dale (Dr Karl) ironically in the band, Karl nursing muso ambitions early on.

On a side note, it would be more helpful and balanced if negative and positive reviews were put up as it seems that user reviews are only added when someone really likes the film. This leaves the user reviews unbalanced and some 'terrible' films get very high rating. Subjective, of course


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