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Dogtown and Z-Boys -- Documentary about the pioneering 1970s Zephyr skating team.

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Director:
Writers:
Stacy Peralta (written by) &
Craig Stecyk (written by)
Contact:
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Release Date:
3 January 2002 (Australia) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
A Film About The Birth Of The Now See more »
Plot:
Documentary about the pioneering 1970s Zephyr skating team. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
7 wins & 6 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Melancholia See more (86 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Sean Penn ... Narrator (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Jay Adams ... Himself - Zephyr Skate Team

Tony Alva ... Himself - Zephyr Skate Team
Jeff Ament ... Himself
Bob Biniak ... Himself - Zephyr Skate Team
Steve Caballero ... Himself - Skateboard Champion
Paul Constantineau ... Himself - Zephyr Skate Team
'Baby' Paul Cullen ... Himself - Zephyr Skate Team
Skip Engblom ... Himself - Zephyr Co-Founder
Steve Freidman ... Surfer (archive footage)

Tony Friedkin ... Himself
Glen E. Friedman ... Himself
Alan Gelfand ... Himself
Marty Grimes ... Himself - Dogtown Skater

David Hackett ... Himself - 70s Skateboard Champion

Tony Hawk ... Himself
Allan Jeff Ho ... Himself
Jeff Ho ... Himself - Zephyr Co-Founder
Wes Humpston ... Himself - Dogtown Skater and Artist
Shogo Kubo ... Himself - Zephyr Skate Team
Joe Leahy ... 50s Voice Announcer (voice)
Ronnie Jay Leipold ... Himself - Zephyr Surf Team (as Ronnie Jay)
Ian MacKaye ... Himself
Jim Muir ... Himself - Zephyr Skate Team
Peggy Oki ... Herself - Zephyr Skate Team
Steve Olson ... Himself

Stacy Peralta ... Himself - Zephyr Skate Team
Jake Phelps ... Himself - Editor, Thrasher Magazine
Nathan Pratt ... Himself - Zephyr Skate Team
Mark Reiter ... Himself - 70s New York Skater
Fran Richards ... Himself - Transworld Skateboarding Magazine

Henry Rollins ... Himself

Wentzle Ruml ... Himself - Zephyr Skate Team
Allen Sarlo ... Himself - Zephyr Skate Team
Tom Sims ... Himself - 70s Skateboard Champion
Craig Stecyk ... Himself - Zephyr Co-Founder

Directed by
Stacy Peralta 
 
Writing credits
Stacy Peralta (written by) &
Craig Stecyk (written by)

Produced by
Glen E. Friedman .... co-producer
Debra MacCulloch .... associate producer
Stephen Nemeth .... co-producer
Agi Orsi .... producer
Daniel Ostroff .... co-producer
Christine Triano .... associate producer
Jay Wilson .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Paul Crowder 
Terry Wilson 
 
Cinematography by
Sebastian Jungwirth 
Peter Pilafian 
 
Film Editing by
Paul Crowder 
 
Production Design by
Craig Stecyk 
 
Production Management
Doug Blake .... prepped
Agi Orsi .... unit production manager
 
Sound Department
Alan Barker .... sound recordist
Dane A. Davis .... supervising sound editor
John Fennell .... digital sound transferer
Michael Gatt .... sound recordist
Paul Hackner .... sound re-recording engineer
Eddie Kim .... supervising sound editor
David McRell .... sound re-recording mixer
Joe Milner .... sound re-recording mixer
Lynette Villalobos .... assistant sound editor
 
Visual Effects by
J.W. Kompare .... visual effects editor
Robert Davis Oh .... film recording technician
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Andrew Bikichky .... assistant camera
Pat Darrin .... archival photography
Matthew McNeil .... motion-control camera
Modi .... additional photographer
David Sammons .... assistant camera
 
Editorial Department
Michael Hatzer .... color timer
Scott Juergens .... additional editor
Scott Juergens .... assistant editor: avid
Andy Lichtstein .... colorist
Gisela Weibel .... assistant editor (as Gizi Weibel)
Royce Smith .... co-color timer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Paul Crowder .... music selection supervisor
Debra MacCulloch .... music supervisor
Howard Paar .... executive soundtrack producer
Stacy Peralta .... music selection supervisor
Marc Reiter .... music supervisor
Terry Wilson .... music editor
 
Other crew
Don Behrns .... archive film footage
Glen E. Friedman .... creative consultant
Hal Jepsen .... archive film footage
John Malvino .... archive film footage
Jeff Roe .... symphony artist: chainsaw
Chris Rohloff .... archive film footage
Grant Rohloff .... archive film footage
Marie Whitaker .... assistant: Daniel Ostroff
 
Thanks
Trudi Green .... thanks
Richard Greenberg .... special thanks
Takuji Masuda .... thanks
Sato Masuzawa .... thanks
Sharon Osbourne .... thanks
Jimmy Page .... thanks
Peter Paterno .... thanks
Sean Penn .... thanks
Robert Plant .... thanks
Rick Rubin .... thanks
Steve Shank .... thanks
Alan Somers .... thanks: end titles
Robin Wright .... thanks (as Robin Wright Penn)
Neil Young .... thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated PG-13 for language and some drug references
Runtime:
91 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.37 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
One of 'Sean Penn''s reasons for signing on as Narrator was that he himself had lived and surfed in and near the Dogtown area.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: A brief shot of a news article/photo of the Z-Boys is flopped (so that the text is backwards).See more »
Quotes:
Jay Adams:I missed a lot of good times, doing things that I shouldn't have been doing. There are certain mistakes I'd like to change, but I'm not going to trip on it to hard.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Holiday (2006)See more »
Soundtrack:
Whipped CreamSee more »

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15 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
Melancholia, 9 June 2004
Author: sllovejoy from California USA

This documentary struck a great emotional chord with me. Just reminded me of what it felt like to be a kid in the 70s trying to figure out who you were. Yeah, the men/women talk about their teenage selves like they were superheroes - but that's exactly how I like to remember those years in my life, too. ;) And I didn't do anything quite as cool as those kids did.

I love this movie because it shows the people and the developing sport of skateboarding as being truly products of their environment. Where you grow up, what you see, and who you hang with - these things create you. It was great to see people looking back on that, acknowledging it, accepting it, and taking pride in it. Yeah, maybe a little too much pride in some cases...

Interesting to see where everyone ended up at the end.

Oh, and a good soundtrack.

I bought the movie and will watch it many times over the years, I'm sure.

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