Directed by: Michael Apted, Curtis Hanson
Cast: Jonny Weston, Gerard Butler, Elisabeth Shue, Leven Rambin
Running Time: 2 hrs
Release Date: October 26, 2012
Plot: Based on a true story. Jay (Weston) discovers that Mavericks, one of the biggest waves on Earth, does exist. He gets his neighbor and surf legend Frosty (Butler) to train him to ride the dangerous surf.
Who’S It For? Anyone who wants to appreciate surfing a little bit more.
It’s always odd walking away from an average film, realizing there are plenty of flaws, and still kind of liking it. That’s the case with Chasing Mavericks. It’s a story about surfing. It’s a story about working hard toward a difficult task. It’s a story about a 15-year-old kid with a big smile.
The smile I’m referring to belongs to Jonny Weston. After the film, I was