MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 12,763 this week

Waveriders (2008)

7.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.2/10 from 127 users  
Reviews: write review | 22 critic

The untold story of big-wave surfing in Ireland.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $1.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Related News

Banff Nom for 'Grand Slam Journey'
| IFTN
Waveriders (IrishCentral)
| IrishCentral
DVD Release For 'Waveriders'
| IFTN

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 37 titles
created 05 Oct 2011
 
MIO
a list of 1546 titles
created 05 Aug 2012
 
a list of 1994 titles
created 11 Nov 2012
 
a list of 13 titles
created 09 Jan 2013
 
a list of 341 titles
created 4 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Waveriders" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Waveriders (2008)

Waveriders (2008) on IMDb 7.2/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Waveriders.
6 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

One Track Mind (Video 2008)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

One Track Mind, the fifth Woodshed production, is the much anticipated latest addition to an already impressive library of surf films which includes A Brokedown Melody, Thicker Than Water ... See full summary »

Director: Chris Malloy
Stars: Kolohe Andino, Wayne Bartholomew, Tom Curren
Documentary | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

This is not a surf movie, it is a film about surfing's deepest roots: in the subconscious; in ancient lore; in the craft of surfboard building; in man's perpetual quest for a joyful relationship with the natural world.

Director: Jack McCoy
Stars: Moses Goods, Mick O'Brien, Jamie O'Brien
Fighting Fear (2011)
Documentary | Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Mark and Richie dream of being the best. Both are fearless, daring each other to surf bigger waves, party harder, take greater risks which triggers a series of events that threaten to derail everything they have worked so hard for.

Director: Macario De Souza
Stars: Joel Edgerton, Mick Fanning, Mark Mathews
Documentary | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Action sports documentary that follows the industry's best big wave surfers as they travel the world searching for the largest waves that nature has to offer. The journey spanned 18 months, 6 continents and produced up to 70 foot waves.

Director: Philip Boston
Stars: Ken Bradshaw, Ken Collins, Brian L. Keaulana
Documentary | Biography | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

From surfing innovations to gritty localism, follow the rise and fall of The Westsiders surf gang through the eyes of three best friends from the original 'Surf City': Santa Cruz, ... See full summary »

Director: Josh Pomer
Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Darryl Virostko, Shawn Barron
The Arena: North Shore (Video 2009)
Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Every winter, the top surfers in the world flock to the North shore to compete in the ultimate arena of surfing- the challenge to conquer the most notorious wave on earth, Pipeline. This ... See full summary »

Director: Justin Le Pera
Stars: Andrew Mooney, Danny Fuller, Mark Healey
Action | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Three pro surfers - gifted Shane, once-great Mickey and rising young star Keoni travel to Madagascar, Bali and Hawaii in search for the ultimate wave.

Director: Zalman King
Stars: Matt George, Matty Liu, Shane Dorian
180° South (2010)
Documentary | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The film follows adventurer Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia.

Director: Chris Malloy
Stars: Yvon Chouinard, Doug Tompkins, Keith Malloy
Documentary | Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

A visual journey through 6 distinct coastal regions, capturing the California surfing experience through the surfers who live it. Shot in super 16mm film, the movie examines the variety of subtle differences that make California so unique.

Directors: Jason Baffa, Mark Jeremias
Stars: Mitch Abshere, Lance Carson, Joe Curren
Documentary | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The crown jewel to ten years of Bruce Brown surfing documentaries. Brown follows two young surfers around the world in search of the perfect wave, and ends up finding quite a few in addition to some colorful local characters.

Director: Bruce Brown
Stars: Robert August, Michael Hynson, Lord 'Tally Ho' Blears
Pipeline Masters (Video 2006)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The Pipeline Masters competition; where surf history was made. There is Gerry's Era, and Gerry's Army, the Free Ride Generation and the birth of backside tube riding, Simon Anderson's ... See full summary »

Stars: Tom Carroll, Andy Irons, Bruce Irons
Pipe (2011)
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

The Banzai Pipeline has taken the lives of more surfers than all other waves in the world combined. Yet, each year, thousands - from international superstars to up-and-coming hopefuls - ... See full summary »

Director: Cris Borgnine
Stars: Mike Armstrong, Dick Brewer, Jeff Crawford
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Narrator (voice)
...
Himself
Richard Fitzgerald ...
Himself
Gabe Davies ...
Himself
Chris Malloy ...
Himself
Keith Malloy ...
Himself
...
Himself
Rabbit Kekai ...
Himself
Kevin Naughton ...
Himself
Craig Peterson ...
Himself
John McCarthy ...
Himself
Easky Britton ...
Herself
Fergal Smith ...
Himself
Arthur Verge ...
Himself
Drew Kampion ...
Himself
Edit

Storyline

WAVERIDERS tracks the previously untold story of surfing pioneers all linked to Ireland and incorporates an unexpected twist that spins the story across the globe to Hawaii, California and back again. Written by Joel Conroy

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

The untold story of big-wave surfing in Ireland.


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

3 April 2009 (UK)  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(original)

Sound Mix:

Color:

(35 mm version)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Shortlisted for the 2009 Grierson Award See more »

Goofs

George Freeth did not receive the Congressional Medal of Honor for rescuing the Japanese fishermen. It was the Congressional Gold Medal. See more »

Soundtracks

HANSEL'S THEME
Written by Rory Pierce
Performed by Rory Pierce
Publishing copyright controlled by Author
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
dvd? rscholz1631
Help needed identifying one of the songs on soundtrack kiwitommy
Discuss Waveriders (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?