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The Endless Summer 2 (1994)

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Bruce Brown, king of surfing documentaries, returns after nearly thirty years to trace the steps of two young surfers to top surfing spots around the world. Along the way we see many of the... See full summary »

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Robert 'Wingnut' Weaver ...
Principal Surfer
Patrick O'Connell ...
Principal Surfer
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Robert August ...
Surfer
T.J. Barron ...
Surfer
Jeff Booth ...
Surfer
Bruce Brown ...
Narrator (voice)
Todd Chesser ...
Surfer
Tom Curren ...
Surfer
Mike Diffenderfer ...
Surfer
Darrick Doerner ...
Surfer
Herbie Fletcher ...
Surfer
Sunny Garcia ...
Surfer
Johnny Boy Gomes ...
Surfer
Craig D. Gree ...
Surfer
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Surfer
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Bruce Brown, king of surfing documentaries, returns after nearly thirty years to trace the steps of two young surfers to top surfing spots around the world. Along the way we see many of the people and locales Bruce visited during the filming of Endless Summer (1966). Written by Rick Morton <RNMorton@aol.com>

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Rated PG for brief nudity and some mild language | See all certifications »

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3 June 1994 (USA)  »

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$3,400,000 (estimated)

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$2,083,657 (USA)
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[As a pride of Lions attack the buggy they're driving in]
Patrick O'Connell: I thought the locals at Huntington were mean!
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Endlessly Enjoyable
16 November 2013 | by (Las Vegas, NV) – See all my reviews

This is another shaggy, low-key Bruce Brown surf docu. Endless Summer 2 has a tone very much in keeping with the chill surf culture, giving you some interesting history and wrapping it all together with some well- choreographed surfing scenes. It is endlessly enjoyable.

I remember this picture screening at a discount second-run house, and walking into the run-down downtown theatre simply to get out of the rain and kill some time before meeting some friends. Little did I know when I sat down that, by the end of this movie, I would totally flip for the sport and that this movie would be the impetus to get me surfing too.

Endless Summer 2 is just a slight, breezy little picture, a DIY travelogue with great scenery, big waves and daring surfers, Most of all, it just made surfing look like it would be a whole lot of fun - like anyone could do it. And I am here to tell you, it really is fun... and you really CAN do it.

There's plenty of other pictures that have dramatized the sport - Blue Crush, Point Break, In God's Hands, Chasing Mavericks etc - but this film is just a simple, pleasant 90 minutes that has a reverence for the sport, the power of nature and those who discover the world while in search of the next big pipeline.

Be warned: this movie will encourage any landlocked viewer to ditch work and catch a wave, too.


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