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Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator -- A documentary exploring the rise and fall of 80s skateboard legend Mark "Gator" Rogowski.

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A documentary exploring the rise and fall of 80s skateboard legend Mark "Gator" Rogowski. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Brilliant. Everything a documentary should be... See more (17 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Mark 'Gator' Rogowski ... Himself

Tony Hawk ... Himself
Jason Jessee ... Himself
John Brinton Hogan ... Himself
Steve Olson ... Himself
Brandi McClain ... Herself

Stacy Peralta ... Himself
Lance Mountain ... Himself
Steve Caballero ... Himself
John Hogan ... Himself
Kevin Staab ... Himself
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michelle Chaves ... Herself

Shepard Fairey ... Himself

Eric Ian ... (archive footage)
Randy Janson ... Himself
Harry Jumonji ... Himself

Jason Lee ... Himself
Carol Leggett ... Herself
Kris Markovich ... Himself
MoFo ... Himself
Ken Park
Billy Smith ... Himself
Tod Swank ... Himself
Ed Templeton ... Himself

Mike Vallely ... Himself

Directed by
Helen Stickler 
 
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Helen Stickler 

Produced by
Zachary Mortensen .... associate producer
Helen Stickler .... producer
 
Original Music by
David Reid 
 
Cinematography by
Jeff Glasse 
Ian O'Roarty 
Dag Yngvesson 
 
Film Editing by
Ana Esterov 
Helen Stickler (uncredited)
 
Art Direction by
Tim Crean 
 
Sound Department
Daniel Perlin .... sound mixer
 
Editorial Department
Rebecca Haimowitz .... post-production associate
 
Music Department
Michelle Bayer .... music supervisor
Joe Rudge .... music clearance
 
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Jen Alex .... production assistant (as Jennifer Gonzalez)
Irwin M. Rappaport .... attorney
 
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Morgan Lebus .... thanks
 

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Rated R for language and some sexual content
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82 min
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Mark 'Gator' Rogowski,:I am a skater. I live it, breathe it, I sleep with it.See more »
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References Gleaming the Cube (1989)See more »
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Human CannonballSee more »

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8 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Brilliant. Everything a documentary should be..., 9 October 2004
Author: malconsidine (malconsidine@yahoo.com) from Bay Area, CA

This film NAILS it by juxtaposing the fast rise and rocky descent of 80's counter-culture commercialism with the tragic story of Gator and his victim. We get to know Gator as a wild punk, arrogant jock, immature romantic, and finally, a violent and dangerous man. He was made for stardom, but the path to skater stardom was even younger than its pioneers... he was the era's most notable fallen angel.

I haven't yet seen a more vivid reflection on the style and attitude of California in the 1980s. It's very easy to get lost in this one; it's a sad, enlightening, and socially significant piece of journalistic film-making. Kudos to the filmmakers.

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