MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 4,447 this week

Greetings from the Shore (2007)

6.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.0/10 from 435 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...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: March

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in March.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 48 titles
created 11 Nov 2011
 
a list of 38 titles
created 29 Sep 2012
 
a list of 1239 titles
created 31 Oct 2012
 
a list of 539 titles
created 29 Jul 2013
 

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... 

Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 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
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
English (2014)
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 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 8.5/10 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
Disi duboko (2004)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Sasa, a Belgrade University law student, tells her parents that she and her boyfriend Stefan are moving to Canada. That same night Sasa and Stefan suffer a car accident. Sasa wakes up in ... See full summary »

Director: Dragan Marinkovic
Stars: Mira Furlan, Ana Franic, Jelena Djokic
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
Director: Divida Rendlog
Stars: Charlene Blaine, Wesley O'Brian, Jody Frank
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
The Tollbooth (2004)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Director: Debra Kirschner
Stars: Marla Sokoloff, Tovah Feldshuh, Ronald Guttman
Cross Country (1983)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

After a woman is found butchered in her New York apartment, suspicion falls on her estranged husband, an ad executive who has suddenly left town on a cross-country road trip. He takes along... See full summary »

Director: Paul Lynch
Stars: Richard Beymer, Nina Axelrod, Michael Ironside
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 building used for the exterior shot of the "Lavallette Elementary School" where Jenny teaches her English class is actually of the Lavallette branch of the Ocean County Library located on Jersey Ave. The elementary school is located on Brooklyn Ave, some 6 blocks north of the library. 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:
?