MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 3,525 this week

Red Surf (1989)

R  |  Video  |   |  Drama  |  21 April 1990 (USA)
3.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.7/10 from 395 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 2 critic

Remar and Attila are a couple of surfers who also deal drugs to make a living. They are trying to set up a final deal with local drug lord, Calavera, when their friend True Blue is busted ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

, (story), 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

"Hand of God" - What to Watch

IMDb sits down with the cast of the thriller drama "Hand of God," including Ron Perlman, Julian Morris, Garret Dillahunt, and Alona Tal.

Watch our interview

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 37 titles
created 09 May 2011
 
a list of 132 titles
created 03 Sep 2011
 
a list of 431 titles
created 13 Oct 2013
 
a list of 1495 titles
created 27 Jan 2014
 
a list of 8231 titles
created 19 Jun 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Red Surf" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Red Surf (Video 1989)

Red Surf (Video 1989) on IMDb 3.7/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Red Surf.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A middle-aged woman frees herself from the spirit-crushing influence of her husband by refusing to remember what her age is. Her husband works long hours as an advertising executive and ... See full summary »

Directors: Alfredo Ringel, Deborah Ringel
Stars: Diane Salinger, John Calvin, Colleen Camp
Sunset Beat (TV Movie 1990)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  

Pilot for the short-lived police drama involving a team of young Los Angeles undercover cops posing as bikers to nail street crime.

Directors: Bill Corcoran, Sam Weisman
Stars: George Clooney, Michael DeLuise, Markus Flanagan
The Harvest (1992)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

A screenwriter is sent to Mexico to develop a story that can be used to wrap up a movie presently in production. Given a very short time allotment, the writer immerses himself in the ... See full summary »

Director: David Marconi
Stars: Miguel Ferrer, Leilani Sarelle, Henry Silva
Comedy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A few years ago, a mysterious serial-killer caused panic on Crippen High School. The killer was never caught. A movie company, Cosmic Pictures, has decided to make a feature movie about ... See full summary »

Director: Bill Froehlich
Stars: Lori Lethin, Brendan Hughes, Alex Rocco
Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

Crazy old Professor Gangreen has developed a way to make tomatoes look human for a second invasion.

Director: John De Bello
Stars: Anthony Starke, George Clooney, Karen M. Waldron
Combat High (TV Movie 1986)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Maxwell and Perry are forced in Military School after they've gone too far.

Director: Neal Israel
Stars: Keith Gordon, Wallace Langham, George Clooney
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

This movie features a character who is a descendant of the character played by Steve McQueen in the television series of the same name. And like McQueen's Josh Randall, Hauer's Nick Randall... See full summary »

Director: Gary Sherman
Stars: Rutger Hauer, Gene Simmons, Robert Guillaume
One Fine Day (1996)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Melanie Parker, an architect and mother of Sammy, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father of Maggie, are both divorced. They meet one morning when overwhelmed Jack is left ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Hoffman
Stars: Michelle Pfeiffer, George Clooney, Mae Whitman
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Director: Theodore H. Kuhns III
Stars: Suzanne Adkinson, Bill Allen, Julie Allen
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Director: Alan J. Levi
Stars: James Avery, Andre Braugher, George Clooney
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

All hell breaks loose when a giant Grizzly, reacting to the slaughter of Grizzlies by poachers, attacks at a massive big-band rock concert in the National Park.

Director: André Szöts
Stars: Steve Inwood, Deborah Raffin, John Rhys-Davies
Rewrite for Murder (TV Movie 1991)
Comedy | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
Director: Eric Laneuville
Stars: Pam Dawber, George Clooney, Greg Germann
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Remar
...
Attila
...
Rebecca
...
True Blue
...
Calavera
...
Doc
Vincent Klyn ...
Noga
Eddie Frias ...
Bullet
Marco Hernandez ...
Eliseo
Rudy Negrete ...
Ortez
James Medina ...
Manuel (as Jimmy Medina Taggert)
...
Flaco
Donovan Haylock ...
Donovan
Noel Alumit ...
Scar (as Noel Angelo Alumit)
Everett Lamar ...
Taboo (as Everette Lamar)
Edit

Storyline

Remar and Attila are a couple of surfers who also deal drugs to make a living. They are trying to set up a final deal with local drug lord, Calavera, when their friend True Blue is busted by the cops. Blue talks too much in the police station and Calavera is out for revenge because of the betrayal. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Staying alive is only half the battle See more »

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 April 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Czerwona fala  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Grizzly II: The Predator (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Only for hard core Georgie fans
25 July 2008 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

If you're out for criminals and surfer with great surfing scenes, then this is the wrong movie for you. Then better watch Point Break, which was actually made a year later and had a much more modern and tougher look. With "Red Surf", I thought, oh well, give it a try: George Clooney in one of his very early roles, but some of his mannerisms can already be seen, (and the DVD cover is deceiving by picturing today's George) plus his acting abilities especially in carrying a film, too. He even looks gorgeous in shabby jeans and a leather jacket. I liked some of the photography, the music score was quite good as well. The story hang a bit in the air, a bit lose, so to speak. Some unnecessary violence. The whole film seemed a bit undecided, too many bits of different genres: a typical 80s movie with party, drugs and rock'n roll, but not tough enough, and a bit of "adulthood" thrown in. Also worth mentioning is Desperate Housewives' Doug Savant, who brings to his role some depth. And, quite cool, Gene Simmons who adds a little class to this movie.


1 of 2 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
The Drug Lord's House tracylynns
Discuss Red Surf (1989) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?