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In God's Hands (1998)

 -  Action | Drama | Sport  -  24 April 1998 (USA)
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Three pro surfers - gifted Shane, once-great Mickey and rising young star Keoni travel to Madagascar, Bali and Hawaii in search for the ultimate wave.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shane Dorian ...
Shane (as Patrick Shane Dorian)
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Mickey
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Shaun Tomson ...
Wyatt
Maylin Pultar ...
Serena
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Phillips
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Captain
Brian L. Keaulana ...
Brian
Darrick Doerner ...
Darrick
Pete Cabrinha ...
Pete
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Rush
Mike Stewart ...
Stewart
Brock Little ...
Brock
Tom Stern ...
Shane's Father
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Girl on Train
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In God's Hands is the story of big wave riders that go all over the globe searching to ride bigger and bigger waves. The story mostly follows Shane Dorian and his obsession with surfing. It also follows how they train for waves like that. Written by <SurferChick@alloymail.com>

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wave | travel | surfer | surfing | surfboard | See All (8) »

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Fortune favors the brave. See more »

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Action | Drama | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for brief strong language | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

24 April 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nas Mãos de Deus  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$555,342 (USA) (24 April 1998)

Gross:

$1,379,977 (USA) (15 May 1998)
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Surf Footage is Tremendous
4 April 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The story and acting are laughable, but the surfing footage is ALL-TIME great!

My recommendation is to rent this DVD, turn off the sound, and put on some heavy, loud music. Then just FF to to the wave riding scenes and let your eyes feast on the 35mm footage of GIANT surf riding. It is absolutely mind-blowing. This film contains some of the greatest big wave surfing ever caught on film.

Don't miss the tow-in body-board riding of Mike 'the Wizard" Stewart. WOW! His '360' maneuver garnered the biggest cheers of the night at the opening showing of this film.

The acting in this movie is so bad that it is actually pretty funny. Shane Dorian is an amazing surfer, but maybe, just maybe, should stick to his day job. Not sure if Shane will be putting an Oscar on his mantle anytime soon. His opening line drew raucous laughter from a San Diego opening night movie crowd (and it was not supposed to be a funny line).

So, watch this movie with your favorite heavy music playing. Oh, try to watch it on a big screen.


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