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Blue Crush (2002)

 -  Drama | Romance | Sport  -  16 August 2002 (USA)
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As a hard-core surfer girl prepares for a big competition, she finds herself falling for a football player.

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Nothing gets between Anne Marie and her board. Living in a beach shack with three roommates including her rebellious younger sister, she is up before dawn every morning to conquer the waves and count the days until the Pipe Masters surf competition. Having transplanted herself to Hawaii with no one's blessing but her own, Anne Marie finds all she needs in the adrenaline-charged surf scene ... until pro quarterback Matt Tollman comes along. Like it or not, Anne Marie starts losing her balance - and finding it - as she falls for Matt. Written by Schleppy

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You have to understand. They're the most dangerous waves on the planet. Out here, you don't just get crushed...you die. See more »

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Drama | Romance | Sport

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, teen partying, language and a fight | See all certifications »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)

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$502,907 (France) (25 July 2003)

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$502,907 (France) (25 July 2003)
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Early in the film, Anne Marie refers to the surf conditions as "double overhead." The means that the waves are roughly twice as high as an average person. See more »

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While the girls are driving over to teach the football players how to surf, the rear-view mirror ornament disappears and reappears between shots. See more »

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Drew: You really think you can surf it for real out there?
Anne Marie: Well, Drew, I dated you, I guess I can do anything.
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References North Shore (1987) See more »

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Written by Sophie Barker, Henry Binns, Sam Hardaker, Sia
Performed by Zero 7
Courtesy of Palm / Quango and Mushroom Records (UK) Ltd. /
Ultimate Dilemma Recordings
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Popcorn With Big Waves
18 October 2004 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In Hawaii, Anne Marie Chadwick (Kate Bosworth) is a local surfer girl, who had an accident three years ago when she was on the top of her career. She almost died in a huge wave, but now she is preparing for an international competition, with the support of the best friends Eden (Michelle Rodriguez) and Lena (Sanoe Lake), and her younger sister Penny Chadwick (Mika Boorem). Anne is traumatized with her accident, and is quite afraid of the big waves, but she aims to achieve a sponsor to follow her career and have the necessary financial support. Some days before the competition, she has a crush on the football player Matt Tollman (Matthew Davis). 'Blue Crush' is a good popcorn film, having a shallow story but compensated by the wonderful places and the big waves in Hawaii, and the very beautiful young cast. An excellent entertainment for a Saturday or Sunday afternoon for the whole family. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): 'A Onda dos Sonhos' ('The Wave of the Dreams')


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