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Red Surf (1989)

R  |  Video  |   |  Drama  |  21 April 1990 (USA)
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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 »

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

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Truly, really, abysmally awful
24 July 2003 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

Holy crap Batman! What are these other comments all about? This is quite possibly one of the worst films ever made. I'm not kidding. If you compare this film to Moontrap, you;ll find both are horrifically inept, but at least Moontrap has (unintentional) comedy to stand it apart. This film has absolutely nothing (spare George Clooney in an early role) to recommend it. Everything about it is apalling. The script - dire. The direction - fabulously inept. The editing- woeful. Everything is truly, truly bad. I'm not just speaking from the position of some uninformed punter either. I'm a film director, producer and editor myself, so I at least have some idea of what makes a competent film. (For reference, bandwagon as it may seem, see the Matrix as THE example of excellent action film-making) So to sum-up. Recently I saw Russian Ark at the cinema. A technical tour de force, to be sure, but one of the least entertaining pieces of cinema I've ever seen. I wanted to sever my own head half way through. But at least it had some merit. It was a huge technical achievement. Red Surf is equally head-severingly dull, but it has NOTHING to recommend it ( I take back George's early appearance- he has nothing to work with). This film will make you want to rip your own eyeballs out rather than sit through it. You have been warned. Good luck.


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