MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 16,623 this week

Greetings from the Shore (2007)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Romance  |  12 September 2007 (USA)
6.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.0/10 from 439 users  
Reviews: 8 user | 14 critic

Still reeling from the death of her father, a young girl spends one last summer at the Jersey Shore before heading off to college. But when her plans fall apart, the girl stumbles into a ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 26 titles
created 10 Oct 2011
 
a list of 300 titles
created 21 Mar 2012
 
a list of 150 titles
created 29 May 2012
 
Fav
a list of 17 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Greetings from the Shore (2007)

Greetings from the Shore (2007) on IMDb 6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Greetings from the Shore.
23 wins. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

When Bert discovers that Arnie is sleeping with his wife, the two begin an unlikely friendship.

Director: Jeff Kaplan
Stars: Matt Oberg, Stephen Schneider, Anna Chlumsky
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Adult Carrie is married, 9 months pregnant, and a successful architect. Her impending birth brings back memories an early experience. 1987. Young Carrie meets Ted, a handsome actor, and ... See full summary »

Director: Jane Clark
Stars: Tiffany Michelle, Marquita Terry, David Fumero
English (2014)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9/10 X  

A woman immigrates to America to give her son a better life. But will his rapid assimilation leave her behind?

Director: Amanda Quaid
Stars: Panit Chantranuluck, Olaf Lawecki, Amanda Quaid
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Farewell Old Stringy is the story of three men and their struggle to maintain their crumbling relationships. Colin and Bradach are childhood friends who have grown to lead drastically ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Rafala
Stars: Taylor Ballard, Chris Bauer, Ian Lindsay
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A burgeoning stand-up comedian struggles with the stress of a stalled career, a stale relationship, and the wild spurts of severe sleepwalking he is desperate to ignore.

Directors: Mike Birbiglia, Seth Barrish
Stars: Mike Birbiglia, Lauren Ambrose, James Rebhorn
The Secret Life of Zoey (TV Movie 2002)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

The Secret Life of Zoey depicts the events that took place in Zoey Carter's life...

Director: Robert Mandel
Stars: Mia Farrow, Julia Whelan, Cliff De Young
Loophole (1981)
Adventure | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

When architect Stephen Booker loses his partnership, he finds jobs hard to come by, and with money in short supply, he unwittingly becomes involved in a daring scheme to rob one of London's biggest bank vaults.

Director: John Quested
Stars: Albert Finney, Martin Sheen, Susannah York
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Johnny Rizzo, is about to trade his dream job in talk radio for some snooze-ville gig that'll pay enough to please his fiancée. Enter Uncle Terry, a rascally womanizer set on turning a ... See full summary »

Director: Edward Burns
Stars: Max Baker, Kerry Bishé, Edward Burns
The Quarry II (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A "Rashomon"-esque whodunnit of a body found floating in the quarry of a rural New Jersey town.

Director: Greg Chwerchak
Stars: Tina Illman, Lars Arentz-Hansen, Catherine Anderson Martin
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Lou is the Hook-Armed Man, the bloody stalker of urban legend. Night after night he terrorizes teenage lovers in the woods. But he's tired of the killing and the maiming. He goes to a job ... See full summary »

Director: Greg Chwerchak
Stars: Vincent Riotta, Anne Evans, Andy Kallok
2÷3 (2000)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Director: Richard Press
Stars: Savannah Smith Boucher, Jared Bell, Hal Dion
The Occupants (2014)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

Lucy has a new husband, a new home and a new baby, but old ghosts won't let her be. She tries to help the tortured souls break free of their torment and move on, but soon finds these ghosts don't want her help.

Director: Todd Alcott
Stars: Kristen Ariza, Ashanti Brown, Macey Cruthird
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
Catch Turner
...
Benicio Aceveda
...
Commodore Callaghan
...
Lars Ramkildestrom
Andrew Shaifer ...
Flip Dooley
...
Sasha Mientkiewicz
Ron Geren ...
Christos Zazavich
...
Owen Callaghan (as Alex Cendese)
Angela Pietropinto ...
Mrs. Salducci
...
Didi
...
Heather
Chuck Ardezzone ...
Foreman
...
Tyler
Anne Berberich ...
Jenny's Mom
Edit

Storyline

Still reeling from the death of her father, a young girl spends one last summer at the Jersey Shore before heading off to college. But when her plans fall apart, the girl stumbles into a mysterious world of Russian sailors, high-stakes gambling, and unexpected love. Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 September 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Axehasto kalokairi  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$40,527 (USA) (12 September 2008)

Gross:

$96,314 (USA) (24 October 2008)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The location of the party during which Owen is attacked by Benicio, is a house on Bay Boulevard in Lavallette, NJ, across the lagoon from West Point Island in Lavallette. West Point Island is also the summer home owned by none other than famed Jersey-born actor Joe Pesci. See more »

Goofs

The morning scene on the bay featuring people fishing on the pier after Jenny's date with "Patrick" was actually an evening shot of the sunset, not the morning. One can tell by the coloring of the sky over the bay, which is in the west. Were it morning, the sun would be rising behind the camera, thus having a dark sky over the bay. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jenny Chambers: What the... No, no, no, no, you gotta be kidding me. Hey, what's going on?
Construction Worker: Condos.
Jenny Chambers: Condos... Pizzeria?
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Love Flourishes by the Water's Edge
27 March 2008 | by (Los Angeles, California) – See all my reviews

Not knowing what to expect going in, I was pleasantly caught off guard by the simple elegance of "Greetings from the Shore," a terrifically earnest coming-of-age story of love and redemption set at the Jersey shore. Call it a love letter to the locale's sandy beauty, there's no denying the film's unabashed enthusiasm for the power of its setting.

"Greetings..." tells the story of Jenny Chambers (Kim Shaw), a Columbia University-bound girl reeling from the recent death of her father. Returning to the Jersey shore to work at a pizza parlor for the summer, Jenny's plans suddenly fall apart and she finds herself in rough waters teaching English to a group of nomadic, sea-legged (and less than amenable) waiters at a local boat club. Much more welcoming is "Catch" (Paul Sorvino), a retired sea veteran and mechanic who once fixed the Chambers family car and is now content to spend his days alone on his own landlocked vessel. When Jenny and one of the waiters, Benicio (David Fumero), develop a mutual attraction, Catch's fatherly protectiveness puts her in between a place of love's impetuousness and cautious practicality. The effect of this is that all are forced to reevaluate the plans, regrets and possibilities their lives have served up.

The cast is uniformly strong, the dialogue natural and assured, with the lush direction maximizing the scenery. Newcomer Kim Shaw brings with her a tough vulnerability and charm that will certainly make her an actress to watch, while Fumero offers many shades of complexity to a role that doesn't just require hot and brooding. Ever the consummate character actor, Sorvino exudes tenderness and heartbreak as a man torn up by his past. Other stand-outs include the scenery-chewing sinister club owner, "The Commodore" (Jay O. Sanders), and Benicio's pensive colleague, Lars (Lars Arentz-Hansen).

All in all, this is a well-made movie that satisfies the heart. Worth a couple of viewing hours for sure.


9 of 15 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Coming of Age Romance kellyq12
Will 'GFTS' be available? Hockeysk88
true garbage dstern1
was this film financed by marlboro? findmac
Watched It Being Filmed AmishCountry002
Andrew Shaifer's Accent asoloway
Discuss Greetings from the Shore (2007) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?