A surfer working in a home for the mentally impaired takes 2 patients on a day trip to the beach that has horrific results.



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When surf crazy Brandon throws a surf mental he is sentenced to 'helping' in a home for the mentally disabled. Then enter two of the home's people. The two men realize that Brandon is their new ticket for a fun getaway. A day trip to the beach results in their meeting a mysterious waitress called Jo. An accidental murder gets them into strife, but if they want to live they will have to stay under the radar. Written by movieman7800

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Murder...Mayhem...Madness...It's just another day at the beach See more »


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Release Date:

29 July 2004 (Australia)  »

Also Known As:

Under the Radar - Gangster surfen nicht!  »

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AUD 3,000,000 (estimated)

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Robert Rabiah & Steve Mouzakis improvised an entire scene called "Lobo", which was cut due to duration restrictions, but it did make the DVD Out-Takes. See more »


Brandon's car does not have a state designation, as all number plates in Australia do. See more »


Written by James Cruickshank
Performed by The Cruel Sea
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I'm not saying it's a quality film, but......
13 January 2007 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

There are countless films with the same plots or they have riped off stuff from other films and they still suck. Yes this film may have taken ideas from other movies like Momento and Tarentino films but at least it is entertaining. It has a good story, interesting characters and is very funny in spots. Steady Eddie comes up with some classic lines. It does have that amateur feeling about it that you get with many Aussie films but it's achieves what I consider the most important thing a movie should do and that is entertain you. I've given it a 6/10 but it probably deserves a 6.5/10. It's worth watching if you don't want to watch something too serious.

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