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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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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 ...
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Brandon Karrer ...
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Dathan Aragon ...
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Phillip Bayless ...
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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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Surf Warriors  »

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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

The beginning scene shows Johnny and Adam surfing. In the next frame of them surfing, it's obviously their stunt doubles. See more »

Quotes

Adam: [shouts as he stands up in the moving vehicle] Motosurf!
Iggy: Motosurf!
Johnny: Motosurf!
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References Kung Fu: Pilot (1972) See more »

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Surf's Up!

I may be kind of biased toward movies like this, (ie Kickboxing Academy, Bio Dome) but I LOVE this movie. I judge a movie by the way it catches my attention and if I can sit through it and not be bored. This movie definitely meets those requirements. I could sit here and compare the quality of the acting to other movies, but I won't, because Surf Ninjas does exactly what it's supposed to, entertain and get a few lighthearted laughs. Some of my best childhood memories are connected with this movie, and I can still sit through the whole thing and be entertained. Of course, Rob Schneider rocked, if you find his quasi-annoying manner funny. All in all, I heavily recommend this movie to anyone who needs to be "emotionally moved" by a movie and just wants some good entertainment.


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