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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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Three Friends, One Passion, No Limits. 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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Surf Girls  »

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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

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$502,907 (France) (25 July 2003)
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The rainbow behind Kate Bosworth at the end of the competition was real. It was almost edited out because it was too cheesy, but since Hawaii really does have frequent rainbows it was left for authenticity. See more »

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When Annmarie came back from Matt's hotel room she picks up some dishes from the table. She then walks away from the camera. When she is shown walking towards the camera, she is not holding dishes. See more »

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Eden: These waves are for the big boys.
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Spoofs The Monkees (1966) See more »

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"The Endless Summer" meets "Flashdance"
20 August 2002 | by (fairview, nj) – See all my reviews

BLUE CRUSH (2002) **1/2 Kate Bosworth, Michelle Rodriguez, Matthew Davis, Sanoe Lake, Mika Boorem, Faizon Love. Better than anticipated surfer flick with the twist on the genre by focusing on a Hawaiian based determined young female athlete (Bosworth) attempting a requiem two years after a near fatal accident while competing is buoyed by her family of friends and a vacationing quarterback (Davis) factoring as an unexpected blossoming romance. The connect-the-dots plotline of social graces hinder the otherwise excellently lensed moments of visceral, adrenalized thrills in shooting a curl with massive walls of water in all its colorful fury by cinematographer David Hennings while director John Stockwell (who co-wrote the screenplay with Lizzy Weiss' adaptation of Susan Orlean's magazine article) balances the melodrama affectively with the totally awesome hydrodynamiques on display. One gripe: would it have killed the filmmakers to show some more of the paradise playland for a travelogue begging to be showcased?


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