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In God's Hands (1998)

PG-13 | | Action, Drama, Sport | 24 April 1998 (USA)
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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Shane (as Patrick Shane Dorian)
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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
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Shane's Father
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Girl on Train
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Storyline

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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To surf 40-foot waves is to put yourself... 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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24 April 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Nas Mãos de Deus  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$555,342 (USA) (26 April 1998)

Gross:

$1,379,977 (USA) (17 May 1998)
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Trivia

Todd Chesser was scheduled to fly to Maui to stunt-surf the death scene at Maui Pe'ahi (Jaws). But the surf was good in Oahu, so he stayed home, and at 9am paddled with two friends into the lineup at Outside Alligator Rock. Chesser drowned two hours later, after getting caught inside by a 25-foot set. See more »

Goofs

Near the end, when Shane is on the Mexican skiff, He ties his leather bag and sleeping bag to a red buoy, then throws the buoy in the water. The buoy floats away, dragging away his belongings. However, in the next shot on the boat, the sleeping bag and leather bag are visible under the surfboard. See more »

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Referenced in Blue Crush (2002) See more »

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Never
Written by Kelly Slater, Peter King and Rob Machado
Performed by The Surfers
Courtesy of Epic Records
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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This is the life
13 July 2003 | by (Utah) – See all my reviews

This film is definitely not for everyone. It is less about story, and more about life. It has a Zen-like quality about seeking for the pursuit of happiness. I am not a surfer, but I love this movie. As one who is an avid mountain biker, this film provides a dream of being able to enjoy a sport and a lifestyle to the max. Anybody who loves adventure sports would thoroughly love this movie. Not only is it fun to watch for the lifestyle, but the cinematography is absolutely amazing. It's hard to find better.


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