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Brothers Johnny, an adolescent surf talent, and Adam, a preadolescent video-game addict, grow up care-free in California as adopted sons of Marines veteran Mac, inseparable friends of wacky... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ernie Reyes Sr. ...
Zatch
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Johnny
Nicolas Cowan ...
Adam
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Mac
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Oliver Mills ...
Moto Surfer
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School Cop
Neal Israel ...
Mr. Dunbar
Vladimir Parra ...
Back-up Singer #1
Brandon Karrer ...
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Dathan Aragon ...
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Phillip Bayless ...
Back-up Singer #4
Philip Tan ...
Captain Ming
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Baba Ram
Romy Windsor ...
Miss Robertson
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Brothers Johnny, an adolescent surf talent, and Adam, a preadolescent video-game addict, grow up care-free in California as adopted sons of Marines veteran Mac, inseparable friends of wacky local lout Iggy. Colonel Chi's military reign of terror culminates in their tiny birth-land, island state Patu San, off the Viet Nam coast. Former royal guards officer Zatch comes to summon the brothers to return and restore the pacific monarchy, because they are the sons of the murdered king, whom Mac took in exile for safety. They are joined on the adventurous journey by a bored Californian police detective whose attention was drawn by the ninja team that failed, thanks to Zatch, to murder the brothers in Mac's home. Written by KGF Vissers

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Surf's up! Time to save the world!


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Rated PG for comic martial arts action and some mild language | See all certifications »

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20 August 1993 (USA)  »

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$4,916,135 (USA)
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Trivia

There's a real Surf Ninjas game for the Sega Game Gear, but it's completely different from what Adam was playing. However, the game Adam plays in the movie is also real. It was developed by Sega exclusively for use in the movie only. See more »

Goofs

Adam is playing the "Surf Ninjas" game on game gear but when they show the game gear, sometimes no game is in it or "Columns" another game is visible in the cartridge slot. See more »

Quotes

Adam: [shouts as he stands up in the moving vehicle] Motosurf!
Iggy: Motosurf!
Johnny: Motosurf!
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It's a comedy...
29 December 2006 | by See all my reviews

You have to watch this movie realizing that it's a goofy comedy, and that's what it's meant to be. If you are watching it for it martial arts value, then you might be confused at best. Laugh at it, it's funny. If you watch it with kids, it's helpful. The characters are likable, and it is every bit quote-able as a movie like Caddyshack. What's cool is, that people don't know this movie like Caddyshack or Stripes or The Blues Brothers or Spinal Tap. So, you and your friends should watch Surf Ninjas over and over-learn it, know it, live it. Then when you are in public, you can quote it, and people will think that you are clever, and not just guys who sit around watching the same movies over and over so that you can memorize all of the famous lines and quote them word for word. Buy this movie. Trust me.


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